Unbreakable, Zoo York Since 1993

•June 15, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Zoo York Unbreakable

Zoo York is an American company that manufactures Skateboards, Footwear and Apparel. Zoo York is targeted at the upper youth market. The company is said to have been the East Coast’s first true skateboarding inspired lifestyle brand. The product designs reflect old Zoo York Graffiti Style, and are sold in the US, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland, Holland, Sweden, and the Czech Republic.
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M&Ms, Melts In Your Mouth, Not In Your Hand

•June 12, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Red M&Ms Join The Revolution

First introduced to American soldiers during World War II in 1941, M&Ms are produced by the candy mogul Mars, Incorporated. The candy coated chocolate morsels come in numerous flavors and sizes including Milk Chocolate, Peanut (1954), White Chocolate, White Chocolate With Peanuts, Dark Chocolate (2005), Mint, Peanut Butter (1990), Almond (1988), Crispy (discontinued), Toffee, Dulce De Leche, and Cherry Cordial. M&M candies come in three sizes – Regular, Mini (1996), and Mega (2005).
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The Most Magical Place on Earth

•June 4, 2008 • Leave a Comment

The Walt Disney Company Fantasia

The Walt Disney Company was founded in 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy Disney as The Disney Brothers Company. Walt and Roy changed the name relatively quickly to make the name more inviting to consumers. The company was founded as an animation studio, however today is the owner of 11 theme parks and numerous television, radio and recording studios.

The 11 theme parks are divided within the Disneyland Resort, the Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Paris, the Tokyo Disney Resort, the Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and the Disney Cruise Line. The subsidiaries of the Walt Disney Company include ABC, ABC Family, ABC OTV, ABC News, ESPN, ESPN Deportes, Disney Online, Disney Channel, Disney Family, Family Fun, IParenting, Go, Radio Disney, Soapnet, and Walt Disney Records.
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Cotton, Incorporated

•June 4, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Cotton Incorporated Building a Market for Cotton thru Research and Promotion

Founded in 1970, Cotton, Incorporated is overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture. The company is funded by US growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products.

Cotton, Incorporated’s board consists of cotton producers who represent more than 30,000 producers in 18 states. The company had $72.6 million in sales in 2007, and has a white on brown “Seal of Cotton” logo recognized by 75% of the American population. Company competitors include DuPont, Celanese and International Cotton Market.
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The Quick History of Nike, Nike Advertising and Nike Brands

•May 27, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Nike Ad from the 80\'s
Nike, the number one manufacturer of footwear and apparel, has become a household name on the same level as mogul companies McDonald’s, Coca-Cola and Budweiser. Nike was founded in 1964 by track coach and runner duo Bill Bowerman and Phillip Knight as Blue Ribbons Sports, later becoming Nike, Inc. in 1978. The name Nike was chosen in reference to the Greek Goddess of victory.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the sportswear and equipment supplier made $16 billion in revenue in 2007, up from 9.2 billion in 1997. Nike currently employs 30,000 people worldwide. Continue reading ‘The Quick History of Nike, Nike Advertising and Nike Brands’

Six Flags History

•May 25, 2008 • 1 Comment

Six Flags Logo

Founded in 1961, Six Flags is the world’s largest regional theme park company. The parks are located in, or near, 35 of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The park mogul currently has partnerships with Coca-Cola, Papa John’s Pizza, Starburst, Henkel’s Hair Gels, Schwarzkopf 8, Johnny Rockets, Nintendo, Tyson Foods, Coldstone Creamery, and Toyota. Six Flags also has licensing deals with Warner Bros., Superman, Batman, and the characters from the Justice League.

The only pizza sold in the parks is Papa Johns, and the Six Flags Summer Concert Series is sponsored by Starburst – when you buy 2 bags of Starburst’s you gain VIP access to the shows.
Six Flags also has virtual theme parks both at SixFlags.com and in the game Roller Coaster Tycoon 2. Continue reading ‘Six Flags History’

Sharpie, Write Out Loud

•May 16, 2008 • Leave a Comment

Sharpie Ads

Created by the Sanford Company in 1946, the Sharpie was the first pen-style permanent marker. In 2002, the Neilsen Ratings Company estimated that Sharpie held 50% of the permanent marker market share due in large part to the $5 billion memorabilia industry – which includes people signing autographs as well as autograph seekers. Sharpie is sold in the US, Canada, Europe, the UK, Australia, and Latin America.

With 7 varieties of markers and 39 colors, Sharpie’s have a multitude of uses including signing autographs, labeling, wig coloring, coloring glass, poster design, and cartooning. Sharpie’s can write on glass, wood, stone, metal, plastic, cloth, and paper without problem. Continue reading ‘Sharpie, Write Out Loud’