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"There is something more powerful than each of us, a combination of our efforts, a Great Chain of industry that unites us. But it is only when we struggle in our own interest that the chain pulls society in the right direction..."Andrew Ryan

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Despite Jeremiah Fink's monopoly with Fink Manufacturing, Columbia still featured a lot of businesses, mostly owned by Columbia's middle class.

Businesses operating in Columbia[]

Businesses By Location[]

Town Center[]

Alis Volat Propriis drain plaque
Businesses operating at the Town Center
Businesses operating at Comstock Center Rooftops

Monument Island[]

Monument Island sign
Businesses operating at Monument Island

Soldier's Field[]

Battleship Bay sign
Businesses operating at Battleship Bay
Soldier's Field Earnest Eagle sign
Businesses operating at Soldier's Field


Fink Manufacturing logo
Main article: Finkton
Businesses operating at Finkton Docks
Businesses operating at Finkton Proper
Shantytown sign
Businesses operating at Shantytown
Businesses operating at the Factory
Welcome to Emporia sign


Downtown Emporia sign
Businesses operating at Downtown Emporia
Businesses operating at Comstock House
Comstock House sign
  • Comstock House Re-Education Center

The Sodom Below[]

Brand Names[]

Brands of Drinks[]

Semi-Canon Businesses[]


  1. Seen on a large safe in the 'Bank of the Prophet'.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Seen on Cereal boxes.
  3. File:Infinite eat.jpg.
  4. Seen on an ambulance in the Financial District of Downtown Emporia.
  5. Seen on intercoms throughout Columbia, example location: in the elevator to the Plaza of Zeal.
  6. The Telegram the player receives in the Town Center during BioShock Infinite.
  7. Brand name on cigarette pack.
  8. Seen on water towers around Columbia.
  9. Advertisement for the Academy, found in Soldier's Field.
  10. 10.0 10.1 Producer of ice cream, sold at the Dimwit & Duke Ice Cream Shoppe, seen on ice cream cone models.
  11. 11.0 11.1 Seen on crates, sold at the Dimwit & Duke Ice Cream Shoppe. text reads: SINCE 1835 Danny McCoy's BRAND FINE IRISH WHISKEY CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 The stage can be found on the Main Street of Soldier's Field (sign is also present in Downtown Emporia).
  13. Name seen on a seal on music sheets for Ludwig van Beethoven's Allegro for Flute Clock, found in Magical Melodies.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 Can be found in various locations, such as Shady Lane of the Town Center.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Seen on Gift Boxes.
  16. Producer of King Absinthe.
  17. Cigarette brand for children, advertised in The Envy of All His Peers Kinetoscope.
  18. Sky-Hook Advertisement
  19. Seen on ex. crates and trailers across Columbia.
  20. Seen on shoeboxes throughout Columbia. Example location: Hudson's Fine Clothing.
  21. Shoe shining stations can be found in various locations, including Hudson's Fine Clothing.
  22. 22.0 22.1 Seen on a sign in the Grocery on New Eden Square.
  23. Advertisement seen in the basement of Hudson's Fine Clothing in Emporia.
  24. Sign found in Dimwit & Duke Ice Cream Shoppe.
  25. Seen on advertisements.
  26. Advertisement seen in the alley outside DeWitt Investigations in New York City. B. Markham sells brushes, oils, and paints, and is located on 26 Liberty Street.
  27. Seen on the T.C. 9000 car advertising billboard in New York City in 1983, when Elizabeth brings Booker there through a Tear. Martin Motors is a automotive manufacturer.
  28. Seen on the yo-yo used by a child in The Fairgrounds.
  29. Seen on a Tear in The OPS Zeal stage in Clash in the Clouds.
  30. A 180 Proof "tonic" found by Elizabeth in the unused sound file vo_elizabeth_inform_foundAlcohol_1348.ogg
  31. A bottle of alcohol found by Elizabeth in the unused sound file vo_elizabeth_inform_foundAlcohol_1351.ogg
  32. BioShock: Infinite E3 2011 Gameplay Demo (PS3, Xbox 360) on YouTube