MINNEAPOLIS –It may not be the ideal way for a great brand to come back from the dead, but it works. Polaroid, founded in 1937 and one of the great 20th century brands, has been reinvented. The company went bankrupt in 2001, and exited the production of its instant filmMORE HERE

Polariod One Step

Europeans are trying to bring back Polaroid and its SX-70 instant film. This points up a very important idea in brand preservation, namely that it is important to keep something continuous going as it is hard to start something completely from scratch. Today, as companies morph and change, it isMORE HERE