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Top Companies with Premium Generic .AU's

Discussion in 'General Domain Discussion' started by DavidL, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. DavidL

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    This list has been floating around for a while now so I certainly can't take credit for it! Also notice DN Trade member DTP posted it on their site as well a while ago...

    Anyway interesting reading:

    happybanking.com.au now owned by BANKWEST bankwest.com.au
    bestbank.com.au now owned by St.George Bank stgeorge.com.au
    smartbanking.com.au now owned by National Australia Bank nab.com.au
    mortgage.com.au now owned by ING Bank ing.com.au
    businessbank.com.au now owned by Macquarie Bank macquarie.com.au
    privatebanking.com.au now owned by Commonwealth Bank cba.com.au
    photocopier.com.au now owned by Fuji Xerox fujixerox.com.au
    milk.com.au now owned by National Foods Milk natfoods.com.au
    vodka.com.au now owned by CARLTON AND UNITED BEVERAGES fosters.com.au
    rum.com.au now owned by Guinness United Distillers and Vintners Australia guinness.com.au
    beer.com.au now owned by CARLTON AND UNITED BEVERAGES fosters.com.au
    scotch.com.au now owned by 3M 3m.com.au
    tennis.com.au now owned by Tennis Australia tennisaustralia.com.au
    honey.com.au now owned by Honey Corp of Australia Ltd capilano.com.au
    cows.com.au now owned by George Weston Foods georgewestonfoods.com.au
    pigs.com.au now owned by George Weston Foods georgewestonfoods.com.au
    ham.com.au now owned by George Weston Foods georgewestonfoods.com.au
    itjobs.com.au now owned by FAIRFAX DIGITAL fxj.com.au
    bikini.com.au now owned by Tiger Lily Swimwear tigerlily.com.au
    kettles.com.au now owned by Sunbeam sunbeam.com.au
    toasters.com.au now owned by Sunbeam sunbeam.com.au
    oil.com.au now owned by Valvoline valvoline.com.au
    drinks.com.au now owned by CADBURY SCHWEPPES cadburyschweppes.com
    drink.com.au now owned by CADBURY SCHWEPPES cadburyschweppes.com
    chocolate.com.au now owned by CADBURY SCHWEPPES cadburyschweppes.com
    trucks.com.au now owned by Western Star Trucks westernstar.com
    batteries.com.au now owned by Bob Jane T-Marts bobjane.com.au
    actuaries.com.au now owned by KPMG kpmg.com.au
    fuel.com.au now owned by Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd
    petrol.com.au now owned by Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd
    steel.com.au now owned by BHP
    metal.com.au now owned by Smorgon Steel Group Ltd
    interestfree.com.au now owned by GE Consumer Finance
     
  2. Rhythm

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    ...and BankWest is now owned by CBA...

    ...Smorgon merged with OneSteel
     
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