Sporting Brands

Topps Reinvents Historic Allen & Ginter Trading Card Brand

NEW YORK – A new set of Topps Allen & Ginter trading cards is out. The

Goodbye Evinrude. Goodbye Middle Class Boating

STURDEVANT, Wisc. – Blame it on COVID-19? And say goodbye to another glorious piece of America.

Inside Newell, the Smithsonian of American Brands

HOBOKEN – Newell Brands, formerly Newell Rubbermaid, owns an astonishing array of classic brands. For those

Renovation for Your Brand Might Include Refit and Repair

Perhaps it is not such an issue now, but back in the fall of 2010, Hatteras

Fashion Brands

Clothing & Apparel

Briefly: Iris Apfel Debuts H&M Collection for 100th Birthday

Clothing & Apparel

Banana Republic Goes North Africa, Back to Beginnings, in Fall 2021 Redo

Clothing & Apparel

Carroll Reed Vintage Finds in New England

Clothing & Apparel

Briefly: Children’s Brands Lego, Hanna Andersson, Janie and Jack

Clothing & Apparel

Wolverine’s Hush Puppies Brand Now at DSW

Clothing & Apparel

Champion Releases Muhammad Ali 1960 Olympic Inspired Collection

Clothing & Apparel

From Goodrich to Dunlop: Classic Tire Company Shoe Brands

Health, Beauty

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 pick a brand that is

Curad Strikes Brand Promo With Ironman

Northfield, Ill. – Curad and ActivICE, two Medline brands, will be the official medical supplier and

Gleem Spotted on the Crest

In today’s pantheon of toothpaste brands, there is Colgate and Crest, and others. Of the

Secret Trick: Brush Up Your Oldest Brands

Even if a venerable brand is beloved, companies still need to continue to invest in

Revived Sea & Ski Hits the Beach Soon

ROCKLEDGE, FL – It seems that the historic Sea & Ski suntan lotion is coming

Esso Brand Lives, Premium Crakers and Red Cross Toothache

It is always heartening when an old brand survives generations, world wars and multiple depressions

Colgate Boosts Classics, Keeps Mennen Brand

NEW YORK – Colgate Palmolive is taking a smart path with some of its older

HP Sauce England Vintage


There are few foods more indicative of a place, and amenable to high margins, than food sauces. Sauces are the ultimate example of a profit-making brand of food. They keep for a long time. They can be cheaply made. Secret recipes can give a certain allure. They also cannot beMORE HERE


WEST CHICAGO – One of the easiest and cheapest ways to keep children happy in the summer is the frozen ice bar, and the two top brands are Fla-Vor-Ice and Otter Pops. The question is which is preferable, and why. Both brands are made by the Chicago company Jel-Sert, andMORE HERE


If you were at a kids pool in the 1960s (or my wife on Lyford Cay, Bahamas in about 1970, photo at right), you would likely see toddlers swimming about with little bubble floats on their backs. In some cases they were plain styrofoam, but in many cases they wereMORE HERE


There are many well-known religious publishing brands, both denominational and for-profit. Thomas Nelson and Zondervan are some of the best-known among the for-profits. Zondervan’s sister imprint HarperOne continues a long tradition of religious publishing at the old Harper & Row. Of the strong denominational publishing brands are Abingdon Press andMORE HERE


There is one type of job you can’t export. The repair man. Companies in recent years have ignored the repair man; before the Great Recession it was almost cheaper to buy a new lawn mower than to fix the old one. So you just threw the old one out, withMORE HERE


Editor’s Note: Recently Instacart no longer shows the product as available RICHMOND – C.F. Sauer, the spice and sauce company, owns one of the great forgotten mayonnaise brands, Mrs. Filbert’s. In the South, mayonnaise is important. Food snobs do not like it, but that is so wrong, because different degreesMORE HERE


Cousins to Vienna Sausages, but darker? Try some Prairie Belt Smoked Sausage! In case you didn’t know or can’t read, the serving suggestion on the front shows that the sausages are best eaten on a plate, stacked. Thank you for that. The sausage was distributed by Castleberry’s Food Company fromMORE HERE


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

PARIS – The Accor brand hotel brand Pullman has announced a series of fitness pros at its properties, working with the Les Mills fitness company. The brand, known in the popular consciousness for sleeper railroad cars, has launched the Pullman Fitness Squad, a group of fitness ambassadors that help guestsMORE HERE

CHICAGO – The company owned beer house has not traditionally been a feature of drinking in the United States. But with the success of small brewpubs, and changes in law, larger companies have seen their usefulness. To that end the Guinness Chicago Taproom will open in 2023 in the WestMORE HERE

PARIS – The Accor luxury brand Fairmont Hotels & Resorts has debuted a brand campaign entitled “Experience the Grandest of” Seasons, Feelings, etc. The campaign “pays tribute to the tangible echoes of the luxury brand’s historic origins while also imparting a refreshed vision and stirring images of adventures yet to come.”MORE HERE