Small-Town, Family-Owned Utz Potato Chips Has Big Plans for Its 100th Year
The brand saw a huge spike in sales during the pandemic as loyal customers snatched up their favorite snacks.
People Seeking Distraction in Quarantine Turn to the World’s Bestselling Card Game: Uno
The popular game was a Crazy Eights variant invented by a barber and marketed by a mortician.
Amid a Devastated Travel Industry, Vrbo Has Optimism for Its Future
Home rentals saw less of a decline than other parts of the hospitality industry.
Gravity Blanket’s Makeover Makes for a Great Gift in This Mentally Draining Year
Once an occupational therapy tool, its weight has a calming effect for many.
Timex’s Snoopy Watch Put Everyone’s Favorite Beagle on Wrists Across America
Originally for kids, the wristwatch also struck a chord with nostalgic older shoppers.
How Reese’s Pieces Landed Its Big Break With Help From the Alien Who Wanted to Go Home
When Mars Inc. passed on having M&Ms featured in E.T., the opportunity went to Hershey's.
Axe Has Matured Into a Brand That Wants to Empower Its Mostly Male Teen Users
The sweet and woody body spray made quite a transformation since its debut.
PayPal Survived the Dot-Com Bubble and Swept the Digital Financial Services Industry
Its founders also kept innovating with future tech projects, such as Facebook and YouTube.
Home Depot Has Long Dominated America’s Newest Pastime: Home Improvement Projects
The Atlanta-born giant changed how people spruce up their abodes.
Once a Symbol of Luxury, Lincoln Is Getting a Second Wind With Millennials
Though the Continental is driving into the sunset, young drivers are discovering the brand.
How Clorox Took Over the Cleaning World and Became a Household Staple
The brand's reputation for killing germs makes it popular across industries.
No Matter How You Pronounce It, Jif Is a Kitchen Staple—Especially for Choosy Moms
Peanut butter lovers are notoriously loyal to their brand of choice.
Don’t Look Now, Doc, but America’s Original Influencer Bugs Bunny Just Turned 80
Merch and new opportunities, like video game franchises, keep popping up for the trickster rabbit.
Because of Its Willingness to Change, Nascar Is Still in the Race for Younger Viewers
Removing the Confederate flag from all races was a step in the right direction for audiences.
As More People Shop Online, Bubble Wrap Is Surging in Popularity Again
It can be found in millions of packages as well as the Guinness World Records book.