These 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy
Ashley Lutz | Apr. 25, 2012, 10:35 AM | 72,756 | 55
A chart we found on http://Reddit.com today shows that most products we buy are controlled by just a few companies. It's called "The Illusion of Choice." Ever wonder why you can't get a Coke at Taco Bell? It's because Yum! Brands was created as a spin-off of Pepsi--and has a lifetime contract with the soda-maker. Unilever produces everything from Dove soap to Klondike bars. Nestle has a big stake in L'Oreal, which features everything from cosmetics to Diesel designer jeans. Despite a wide array of brands to choose from, it all comes back to the big guys.