Outside U.S., Other Names For Major Brands
Famous brands in America have wildly different names abroad. Sometimes they make sense. Sometimes not so much. Examples: Burger King in Australia is Hungry Jack's; retailer TJ Maxx is TK Maxx abroad; Lay's is Walkers in the UK, Sabritas in Mexico and Tapuchips in Israel, Poca in Vietnam and Chipsy in Egypt (in Arabic, of course). Then there's Axe: in Ireland, the UK and Australia and New Zealand it's called Lynx. Campbell's has a really appropriate name in the UK: Batchelors. For some confusion, the 3 Musketeers bar is called Milky Way in the UK, while Milky Way is called Mars. In the UK, Anacin is called Anadin.