Sporting Brands

It’s All Downhill. Celebrating Regional Ski Shop & Vintage Ski Brands

As the ski craze hit America in the 1960s and 1970s, almost every city in the

Tackle Box Maker Plano Selects New Agency Cactus

PLANO, Illinois – Plano Molding, the inventor of the original molded-plastic tackle and tool box, has

Igloo Coolers, Made in USA for 75 Years

Igloo is the original plastic cooler. So many of its products became synonymous with boating and summer that for generations, Igloo coolers were, and are, props in the American landscape. The Igloo dates from 1947.

Briefly: Nicklaus Burnishes Brand with St. Andrews

On July 12, The Royal Burgh of St. Andrews Community Council make Jack Nicklaus an Jack Nicklaus as

Auto

Curtiss Motorcycles Making Electric Return

LEEDS, ALABAMA – Curtiss Motorcycles has announced a limited edition collection to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the American v-twin

China Promotes New MG Model In Europe

History

Homer Formby Brand Needs Restoration After Minwax Shellacking

Minwax and parent Sherwin Williams have shuttered the beloved Homer Formby furniture refinishing brand. With the closing, a whole approach

Belcrest, New Jersey Maker of China, and the Nescafe Mug

This week, John Kelly of The Washington Post reminisced about the clear Nescafe globe mug, famous from 1970s commercials. Kelly

Chemex Coffee Maker Celebrates 80 Years, James Bond to Doris Day

CHICOPEE, Mass. – The Chemex drip coffee maker, that perfect symbol of 20th century product design, celebrates its 80th anniversary

What Happened to the Mongol, America’s Most Popular Pencil?

“Buy only the best pencils. The others are a snare, a delusion and utterly useless.” -Eberhard Faber II The book

A&P Centennial Stores Live On

The year 1959 was the 100th anniversary of A&P, the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company. Eisenhower was president. America

Bab-o, New York Legacy of Babbitt’s Best Soap

QUINCY, Ill. – One of the best known, but forgotten, kitchen cleaners of the 20th century is Bab-O. Today, the

Decoupage Lessons from the Grooviest Paste, Mod Podge

ATLANTA – One of the happier trademarks in the U.S. is Mod Podge, the decoupage coating. Georgia entrepreneuse and interior

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The History of Artex, America’s Ultimate TV Table Brand

BROOKLYN – In the 1950s, when television watching began, people left the dining room, but still wanted to eat “properly”

Department Stores

Department Stores

Hudson’s Bay Company Still Offers Downtown Toronto Displays

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Department Stores

Bloomingdale’s Begins 150 Year Celebration Promotions Across Nation

Department Stores

Store Visit: JCPenney Tuned Up for Shopping

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Department Stores

U.S. Retail Shortages and Commie Command Economy Consumerism

Department Stores

New Belk House Brand Wonderly Echoes Long History of Private Labels

Department Stores

Saks Sets Fall Fashion Book with Sarah Paulson

Department Stores

Fieldcrest Brand Now Featured at JCPenney

Health, Beauty

Sucrets: Since 1932, Tins Hold Answer to Sore Throats, Mystery Items

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. – Of the many cold and sore throat remedies, there is one brand, Sucrets, that has a mystery

Consumers Rarely See Red Crosses at Johnson & Johnson

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – There are perhaps no American brands that are more trusted than

Mr. Bubble Brand Renovation Cleans Up

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minnesota – Care and attention to the important identity elements of a historic

Q-Tips Begin Centennial History Promotion

The humble Q-Tip, that cotton swab on a stick, celebrates 100 years in 2023. In

Colgate’s ‘By Mennen’ Brand Still Resonates

For generations, the Mennen brand, now part of Colgate-Palmolive, was synonymous with mens’ and babies’

Prid Salve

Prid Drawing Salve, An Old School Apothecary Remedy

There is a class of basic home remedies, still around, that one could have found

Fizrin: The 1950s Flu Fixer & Brand of the Day

Editor’s Note: Today, BrandlandUSA begins a new feature, our Brand of the Day, where we

Clothing, Apparel

Dining & Restaurants

No Longer a Big Boy, Shoney’s Restaurant Chain Is Growing Again at 75

A Timeline of Top Southern Fried Chicken Brands on Popeyes 50 Year Anniversary

Briefly: Cracker Barrel Goes Hollywood; Piola Pizza Miami; Chi-Chi’s; Chicken Salad Chick

Briefly: Guinness Set to Open Taproom in Chicago

Briefs: IHOP Canada, Whataburger Academy Apparel, Schlotsky’s Expansion

Detroit in History and Commerce by Rogers & Thorpe 1891

New Italian Owner for Manitowoc Ice, Garland Stove and Frymaster

Sarasota’s Old Heidelberg Castle Remembered

Gas, Oil, Energy

Gas, Oil & Energy

Mobil 1 Supports Roadside Route 66 Preservation

Gas, Oil & Energy

Briefly: NACCO Rocks New Look for Corporate, Coal, Mining & Mitigation Units

Gas, Oil & Energy

BP Finally Brings Back Amoco

Gas, Oil & Energy

Texaco Still A Strong Brand

Gas, Oil & Energy

Gulf Stops Keep Going in America

Gas, Oil & Energy

Top Insecticide and Fungicide Brands

Gas, Oil & Energy

Tidewater Motor Oil, Washed Up at Cracker Barrel

Retail Brands

Retailing

Shovel Worthy Hardware: Home Depot, Lowe’s Can Do a Better Job at Sustainability

Retailing

Crate & Barrel Makes Historic 60 Years

Retailing

Bed Bath & Beyond Disaster for Brands, Customers

Retailing

Retail Success: Surprise the Customer, Don’t Bore with Planograms

Retailing

Saks Sets Fall Fashion Book with Sarah Paulson

Retailing

Briefly: Hibbett and Purpose-Built in California, Brooklyn Bedding

Retailing

Pac Sun Leverages Brand Promotions This Season | Brand Scout

Soap & Cleaning

Soap

New Owners of Joy See Themselves Moving from Sink to Dishwasher

Soap

She’s No Longer Soaking in It: Palmolive Liquid Loses the Madge Manicure Hand

Soap

Updating the Century Old Ajax: Q&A With Richard Palmer, Little Big Brands

Soap

Ajax Leverages Venerable Brand for New EU Product

Soap

Bab-o, New York Legacy of Babbitt’s Best Soap

Soap

Bon Ami Redesign Gives Chick Some Details

Soap

Bar Keeper’s Friend, Historic Cleaner Since 1882

Soap

P&G’s Chipso Detergent, Swept Up in Tide

Soap

Parsons the Classic American Ammonia

Soap

On the Shelves: From Ivory to Cigarette Machines to Krispy Kreme Candles

Grocery Shelf Brands

Grocery

Wesson Oil Packaging Gets Fresh Look That Evokes Saul Bass Design

Grocery

Newman’s Own Redesigns and Simplifies Logo

Grocery

People: In 2022, It’s Time to Draw the Line at Soylent and Other Fake Food Brands

Grocery

A New Post Seizes Cereal Aisle Territory

Grocery

Briefly: Hormel Repacks Its Consumer Brand Unit

Grocery

Sleepytime and Celestial Seasonings Celebrate Half a Century

Grocery

Mrs. Dash, the Now Unmarried Spice Girl, Missed by Consumers

Airline Brands

Airlines

Vintage Pan Am Ads Online; Historic Gala Weekend in November Unveils Worldport Diorama

Airlines

Seaplane Service Begins Again in Tailwind Manhattan-Boston Route

Airlines

Southwest Celebrates 50 Years with 50 Stars, 13 Stripes

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Airlines

Eastern Airlines Flies Again

Airlines

Eerily Prescient United Ad from 1989 That Gives Recovery Route Map

Airlines

Lockheed Martin and the Last StarLifter, The Hanoi Taxi

Airlines

Delta Has Plenty of Time, Reason and Ideas to Save the WorldPort

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It’s Memorial Day Weekend. A time to celebrate America. And what brand epitomizes the spirit of this country better than Birdwells. Made in Orange County, California since 1961, they are perfection. They started with Carrie Birdwell Mann, who transformed her house into a sewing room and store, launching Birdwell BeachMORE HERE

LEEDS, ALABAMA – Curtiss Motorcycles has announced a limited edition collection to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the American v-twin motorcycle. “Today, 120 years later, we are proud to introduce The 120 Year Anniversary Collection in honor of [founder] Glenn’s [Hammond Curtiss] historic achievement,” said Curtiss Motorcycles CEO and co-founderMORE HERE

OMAHA – Mutual of Omaha will release a new television version of the classic Wild Kingdom this January 2023. The series, subtitled “Protecting the Wild,” premieres on Jan. 2 at noon CST on RFD-TV. The series, hosted by Peter Gros, will be available for free on WildKingdom.com starting Jan. 4.MORE HERE

NEW YORK — The design firm Turner Duckworth has updated the design and logo for the Newman’s Own food line, just in time for the brand’s 40th anniversary year. The chief marketing officer of Newman’s Own, Nicole Malcolm-Manyara, said that the goal of the refresh was to “break through on shelvesMORE HERE