FAO Schwarz Airport Store

The toy store brand FAO Schwarz is back, nationally. In lots of places, including middle-market airports. At airports, the retailer is a licensed boutique for travelers, selling candy and last-minute stuffed animals and assorted toy classics, such as an FAO Schwarz rubber ducky. One of their newest shops is atMORE HERE

NEW YORK – Does anyone else think it odd that 60 Minutes, the flagship, iconic banner of CBS News, would be seen on CNBC, even in reruns? Here is the description on the CNBC site: ABOUT THE SHOW: “60 Minutes on CNBC” takes you a step further into hard hittingMORE HERE

NEW YORK – BrandlandUSA reader Michael Gonzalez wants help from BrandlandUSA readers on an old New York brand name, Gebott’s. He has a stock certificate from the company, and would like to get it back to a descendant of the owner, a certain Roger Steffan. The certificate is dated Sept.MORE HERE

The Ideal Toys brand has resurfaced at Big Lots, and on Amazon (see below). Ideal was one of the great American toy companies, and was the maker of one of the classic toys of the 1970s, Toss Across, which was basically a bean bag toss and tic tac toe. Wikipedia’sMORE HERE

Our reader New York Licensing Guru emailed to tell us that there is one brand revival he thinks is nuts. Crazy Eddie. Crazy Eddie closed its famous electronics stores in 1989. Has it been that long? Totally insane. The owners of the brand, Magic Investments, are forming a branding andMORE HERE