Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Question # 285

Founded in 1889, X’s first product was handmade hanfuda cards. By 1963, the company had tried several small niche businesses, such as a cab company, a love hotel, a TV network and a food company. Eventually, it entered its current business becoming one of the most influential in the industry and third biggest company in its home country, Japan with a market value of more than $85b.

According to X's Touch! Generations website, the name “X" translated to English means "Leave luck to Heaven“