Friday, April 15, 2011

Question 601.c: Im Your Shining Star

In 1938, Lee Byung-chull (1910–1987) of the large landowning family in the Uiryeong county came to the nearby Daegu city and founded ___X__ , a small trading company with forty employees located in Su-dong (now Ingyo-dong). It dealt in groceries produced in and around the city and produced noodles itself. The company prospered and Lee moved its head office to Seoul in 1947. When the Korean War broke out, however, he was forced to leave Seoul and started a sugar refinery in Busan as a name of Cheil Jedang. After the war, in 1954, Lee founded Cheil Mojik and built the plant in Chimsan-dong, Daegu. It was the largest woolen mill ever in the country and the company took on an aspect of a major company.

Going by that History, Connect with the following:


THe rest are named after rivers.

The Connect is:

  • Samsung Galaxy 
  • Samsung Group
  • Samsung's football team


manish hn said...

the spiral galaxy resembles its logo....its earlier logo being three stars....the next pic is the partition history of samsung and its various subsidiaries
the last is s koreas football guessing....samsungs a major sponsor....therefore connect is samsung

Pi.R.Square said...

company whose name translates to 3 stars

thats the pre samsung breakup of the companies
galaxy tablet
sports team owned by them

isuzu is named after a river

hudson bay company is named after the hudson bay, which gets its name from the hudson river

thats your theme:
companies named after rivers.
Samsung is your red herring

cracked it!

Sukanto said...

X - Samsung
The 1st pic are the companies which have split from Samsung..
The 3rd Pic is the logo of Suwon Bluewings , sponsored by Samsung.

Nagaratna said...


2nd pic's the reference to The Galaxy tab. Don't care about the others.

Theme is companies named after rivers.
Hudson's bay and isuzu. Hence your liquidity title.

This Samsung's the red herring.

I was so enthu about the liquidity theme. Thought it would be all nice and Commerce-y. Chae.

Sukanto said...

and yeah the 2nd Pic...Samsung Galaxy is a phone..