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

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – In the latter half of the 20th century, the New York region became the hub of a far-reaching empire of cosmetics and cosmetics and beauty products. But by the end of the 20th century, many brands and companies, large and small, had disappeared, either neglected by parentMORE HERE

Read our story on Barbasol, and other great bargains that are still around from an earlier, more innocent America. Top Ten Recession Grocery Brands from the Depression Era Vintage Brands from the Dollar Tree Visit our main site www.brandlandusa.com for in depth stories. Ideas? Leave a comment or email editorMORE HERE

We did some archaeology work, searching up some great American personal care brands at the Dollar Tree. If you like old brands, discount stores like Dollar Tree and Dollar General are a great place to find them. A few weeks ago, recession-proof classic grocery brands were included in our recentMORE HERE

Now on our Top 100 List If you want to see how much America has lost its innocence, one need only look at the Pfizer Company and its most advertised products. In the 1960s, one of Pfizer’s best known advertised products was the cologne Hai Karate, made by Pfizer’s Leeming/PacquinMORE HERE

CALISTOGA – A great brand can come from doing something simply and well for just a few decades. Take the case of Dr. John Wilkinson and his Dr. Wilkinson’s Hot Springs Resort of California. Today, his children Mark and Carolynne are the owners, and have run the mud zone forMORE HERE

Rochas Fashion Brand returns PARIS – Proctor & Gamble shut down the Rochas fashion house two years ago after over 80 years in existence. However, The Wall Street Journal reports that the company has signed the Italian company Gibo Co. SpA to make a line of clothes under the brand. TheMORE HERE

Baxter of California is one of the enduring men’s skincare brands, a sort of 1960s Keihl’s for California. Founded by Baxter Finley, it was a niche brand that survived in a niche of major national imitators like Old Spice, Nivea for Men, Clinique, Aramis and such. We ran across anMORE HERE