We had a request from a BrandlandUSA reader to find Wolff Freres, A Man’s Cologne. Luckily, we had an old Esquire 35th Anniversary edition from October of 1968, and that magazine had an image of the bottle in an advertisement. But we wondered what happened to the cologne and theMORE HERE

Much of old radio has been forgotten, except for a thriving collector industry that has, with the promise of modest returns, preserved a whole segment of American culture for posterity. One of the better known sellers is the Old Time Radio Catalog. BrandlandUSA caught up with Jon Folk, owner ofMORE HERE

Missing your old friends in the fridge? It could be that your favorite beer brand is gone. While some brands are making a comeback, other brands are still in the tank. Fortune magazine’s Beth Kowitt surveyed the top 99 oldest beers in the U.S., according to manufacturer and year ofMORE HERE

These days, the Brand Manager is a sort of oracle. Everyone talks about their “brand” and what happens to “brands” and protecting “the brand.” And even though there are brand managers everywhere, we wonder how great brand names could be lost, or be ruined. How are brands like Sears, Mercury,MORE HERE

The news on Chrysler isn’t good. The company announced yesterday that it was drastically scaling down its dealer network, only a few months after killing off models like the PT Cruiser. The move will cost dealers millions, and is necessary because Chrysler isn’t selling enough cars to justify the currentMORE HERE

The news that Chinese automaker CAIC will restart production of the MG signals a new era, and a good one. For the last 20 years, Western countries have suffered as production has moved offshore and once-great American brand names and manufacturing companies and divisions have been either shut down (Oldsmobile)MORE HERE