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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[]

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Businesses operating at the Town Center
Businesses operating at Comstock Center Rooftops

Monument Island[]

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Businesses operating at Monument Island

Soldier's Field[]

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Businesses operating at Battleship Bay
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Businesses operating at Soldier's Field


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Main article: Finkton
Businesses operating at Finkton Docks
Businesses operating at Finkton Proper
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Businesses operating at Shantytown
Businesses operating at the Factory
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Businesses operating at Downtown Emporia
Businesses operating at Comstock House
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  • Comstock House Re-Education Center

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. Based on the following dialog on The First Lady in Burial at Sea - Episode 2:
    Elizabeth: "It can't be this easy. The First Lady mark two was built around a particle lift system just like all the buildings in the city. I read about it in "Columbian Scientific." The particle is seated at the top of the structure. Must be up that lift."
  7. The Telegram the player receives in the Town Center during BioShock Infinite
  8. Brand name on cigarette pack
  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 in on New Eden Square.
  23. Sign found in Dimwit & Duke Ice Cream Shoppe.
  24. Seen on advertisements.
  25. Seen on a Tear in The OPS Zeal stage in Clash in the Clouds.
  26. A 180 Proof "tonic" found by Elizabeth in the unused sound file vo_elizabeth_inform_foundAlcohol_1348.ogg
  27. A bottle of alcohol found by Elizabeth in the unused sound file vo_elizabeth_inform_foundAlcohol_1351.ogg
  28. BioShock: Infinite E3 2011 Gameplay Demo (PS3, Xbox 360) on YouTube