All the biggest product brands in the world are owned by a handful of corporations. Food, cleaning products, banks, airlines, cars, media companies…all in their hands. These graphics show how everything is connected.

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything: Consumer goods

 

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything consumer goods

This graphic is sightly outdated, but it shows Johnson&Johnson’s brand connections. The graphic on top is up to date.

Financial assets

 

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything financial assets

Studios and media companies

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything media companies

TV channels

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything tv channels

Cars

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything cars

Your beer

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything beer

Everything else

Ten Companies That Control Almost Everything others

This graphic is from 2003 but it shows all the connections between all brands, from liquor to clothing to music labels.

Infographic via: gizmodo.co.uk