A note from one of our BrandlandUSA readers. The eye cream Satura, the last remaining bit of the once leading Dorothy Gray cosmetics company, has apparently returned to the shelves. However, some fans of the cream say the new version is not as good as the old one. Here isMORE HERE

When Ascendia Brands went bankrupt, they sold a number of brands to new owners. One of the most storied brands was Dorothy Gray, which sold, with the Tussy deodorant line, for $1 milllion to KCM Brands LLC, according to Reuters. While production has resumed on other Ascendia brands like Mr.MORE HERE

This weekend in Sarasota, we met a fantastic lady, Ruth Hartman, who was one of the early pioneers of advertising in New York. She had worked at three major ad agencies in New York City (including Dancer Fitzgerald) at a time when women were far and few. We asked afterMORE HERE