Brands and Products

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Americans Overpay $44 Billion for Brand Name Products

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL) and the like live off the consumer appetite for branded products. It turns out that this appetite costs these consumers ...
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Can SodaStream Really Get Bought at $40?

With all the news and hope around SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), it may be of little surprise that news has surfaced that the company could be taken private at ...
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Can A New COO Help Save BlackBerry?

BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ: BBRY) has a turnaround that remains caught between a rock and a hard place. The consumer move into iPhone and Android smartphones has sucked in almost all ...
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Customer Service Hall of Shame

When it comes to companies we dread dealing with, we all know who they are. Let’s put it this way, would you rather go to the Apple Genius Bar to ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

Which companies do Americans enjoy dealing with the most? Truth is, many of the names that top this annual list of best companies for customer service will not surprise you ...
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World’s 10 Most Respected Brands

Just because people are familiar with a brand doesn’t mean that the brand is well-liked or well-respected. And if a relatively few people like a brand but it is not ...
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10 Brands That Will Disappear in 2015

Each year, 24/7 Wall St. identifies 10 American brands that we predict will disappear before the end of the next year. This year’s list reflects the fact that mergers and ...
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America’s Most Patriotic Brands

We might have a little trouble defining what we mean when we say that a brand is "patriotic," but the fact is most Americans know it when they see it. ...
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Ford, Toyota and Honda Top Best Global Green Brands

In a world in which consumers take ever greater interest in the environmental track records of the companies they do business with and brands they buy, several cars brands topped Interbrand's ...
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Ten Oldest Company Logos in the World

Even before global marketing campaigns, television commercials, and social media, a company’s logo has been important. Over time, as businesses and consumers have changed, most major companies have also changed ...
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Ten Cars Americans Don’t Want to Buy

The American auto industry nearly collapsed during the recession as car sales plummeted and companies struggled to stay afloat. Since then, U.S. car and light truck sales have steadily increased, ...
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Ford’s Brand Value Jumps 54%

Among Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE: F) successes over the last half decade are that it did not fall into Chapter 11, it recruited one of the most widely regarded chief ...
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America’s Most Profitable Products

Successful companies frequently depend on just one product for a large share of their sales. That’s true for some of the most iconic brands, including Coca-Cola, Marlboro, Jack Daniels, and ...
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GM Report Identifies Corporate Incompetence and Neglect

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) CEO Mary Barra told an audience of employees Thursday morning that the report on the company's handling of the defective ignition switch found a "pattern ...
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GM Gets Major Interest Ahead of Internal Investigation Report

General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has seen its shares surge ahead of Thursday's release of the internal findings from the company's recall process. It was recently shown that GM was ...
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