Talk:List of oldest companies in the United States
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Bank of New York Mellon
Not sure if it qualifies, but the name remained in part. It was a merger between Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation. Many of its operations under Bank of New York still in existances — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2602:306:3B28:F060:55B:8881:307D:D11F (talk) 02:32, 3 August 2016 (UTC)
Bowne & Co
Some Basic Facts
This article does not include the Hudson's Bay Company, yet the article on that company claims, in the lead, that HBC is, "the oldest commercial corporation in North America." For all I know there might be some highly specific meaning of, "commercial corporation" and "company" being employed here, but common sense would suggest that it either is the oldest company and should be on this list article or it isn't and the lead of the other one needs to be edited. One of these two articles has to be wrong. Cottonshirtτ 05:06, 28 November 2013 (UTC)
- This list is in no way complete and as such omissions like this will likely be very common! I have now added this one, however - thanks for the heads up. Nikthestunned 16:16, 28 November 2013 (UTC)
I'd like to add this company to the list
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/McKesson_Corporation User talk:Major15:00, 18 July 2016 (UTC) — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk)
Wawa belongs on this list. They were founded in 1803 as the R.D. Wood company producing iron products. They bought a dairy about 100 years later then, in 1964, opened their first store. Now they're a store but it's the same business, owned by the same family, the Wood family. They list the basic background on their website: https://www.wawa.com/about.aspx — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 06:24, 4 July 2016 (UTC)
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This list states, "To be listed a brand or company name must remain, either whole or in part since inception, and should have been established before 1820". I believe that applies in this case.
Full disclosure: I am posting this suggested edit for BNY Mellon as part of my work at Beutler Ink. I keep my Wikipedia contributions where I have a financial conflict of interest on Talk pages rather than directly edit entries, so I am hoping editors will review and make this update if it seems reasonable. Thanks in advance, Danilo Two (talk) 19:56, 31 October 2017 (UTC)
The linked Wikipedia article for this elevator company (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marshall_Elevator) says that it was acquired by Otis in 2011, and the external link to the company's website is flagged as "dead link." I'd like to remove this; I'll check back in a bit and do so if nobody objects. Vicki Rosenzweig (talk) 13:38, 20 January 2018 (UTC)