Fortune Brands, a MegaCorporation.
A while ago, I was doing a writeup on Stapler
s. My stapler was Swingline
brand, which was a company owned by Acco Brands
. Acco Brands, in turn, is owned by Fortune Brands
Kinda reminds me of Time Warner
Fortune Brands is a hidden-behind-the-curtain quiet-management style of company that lets it's subsidiaries operate autonomously. They just collect huge paycheques. Some of their more famous brands:
Of course, they have many other things that I probably haven't heard of because I live under a rock. The complete list of subcompanies (some of which have, in turn, further sub-companies):
You can contact Fortune Brands at:
Fortune Brands, Inc.
300 Tower Parkway
Lincolnshire, IL 60069
phone: (847) 484-4400
Fortune Brands grabbed 5.6 Billion in sales last year