- List of renamed products
This is a list of renamed or repositioned products.
Andersen Consultingbecame " Accenture" on January 1 2001.Fact|date=September 2007
*AT&T Broadband Internet became
Comcastin November 2002.Fact|date=September 2007
Bell Atlanticbecame " Verizon""'.Fact|date=September 2007
*In France, "
Danones yoghurt Bio changed to Activia"' on January 16 2006because of EU regulations on organic agriculture. Fact|date=September 2007
Borlandchanged its name to "Inprise" in 1998, and back again to Borland in 2001.Fact|date=September 2007
Boston Gardenbecame Shawmut Center which became FleetCenterwhich became TD Banknorth Garden. [ [http://www.tdbanknorthgarden.com/arena_history.asp TD Banknorth Garden History] ] [ [http://www.boston.com/business/articles/2005/03/03/td_banknorth_wins_arena_deal/ TD Banknorth wins arena deal] - " The Boston Globe"] [ [http://www.fleetcenter.com/namingrights_history.asp History of the Arena's Name] ]
Cellnetbecame BT Cellnet in 1999which became O2 in 2001.Fact|date=September 2007
Cellular Onebecame Cingular Wireless.Fact|date=September 2007
Cinamon Grahamsbecame Curiously Cinamon.
*Coco Pops (as it is known in the
United Kingdom) took the name used in the rest of Europe, "Choco Krispies" in 1998, before changing back to the original brand of Coco Pops in 1999.Fact|date=September 2007
Deloitte Consultingbecame "Braxton" in 2002before changing back to the original brand of Deloitte Consultingin 2003.Fact|date=September 2007
Dime Bar, a confectionery product from Kraft Foodswas rebranded Daim barin the United Kingdomin September 2005 to bring the product in line with the rest of Europe.Fact|date=September 2007
*Freeserve changed to
Wanadooand then to Orange in 2006
GTEbecame " Verizon" in 1997.Fact|date=September 2007
*Immac (as it was known in the
United Kingdom) became " Veet" in 2003.Fact|date=September 2007
*Jif cleaning products (as it was known in the
United Kingdom) became " Cif" in 2001.Fact|date=September 2007
*Marathon (as it was known in the
United Kingdom) became " Snickers" in 1990.Fact|date=September 2007
MSNproducts from Microsoftbecame Windows Liveproducts.Fact|date=September 2007
*Nestlé Quik (as it was known in the
United States) took the European name "Nesquik".Fact|date=September 2007
*NYNEX became Bell Atlantic.Fact|date=September 2007
*NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund became Legal Momentum in
*Oil of Ulay (as it was known in the
United Kingdom) became " Olay" in 1999.Fact|date=September 2007
*Opal Fruits (as it was known in the
United Kingdom) became "Starburst" in 1998.Fact|date=September 2007
Opryland Hotelin Nashville, Tennessee, USArebranded itself as " Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center" after its parent company ( Gaylord Entertainment Company) announced plans to build similar hotels in new markets.Fact|date=September 2007
*Ondigital became "
ITV Digital" in 2001.Fact|date=September 2007
*Pacific Telephone & Telegraph, one of the original 7 AT&T Bell Operating Companies became
Pacific Bellin 1984, split off its wireless division into Airtouch, was merged into SBC(Southwest Bell Communications) in 1997, and became AT&TCorp in 2005. Fact|date=September 2007
*Parwill became "
Pricewaterhouse Coopers' Consultingdivision became "Monday" in 2002before being sold to IBM.Fact|date=September 2007
*Purple Pill anti-heartburn medication was
Prilosec(omeprazole magnesium)) until 2001, when the patent ran out and the Purple Pill name was switched to Nexium(esomeprazole magnesium). [ [http://www.dtcperspectives.com/content.asp?id=127 Purple Pill history] ]
Telecom Éireannbecame " eircom" in 1999.Fact|date=September 2007
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