By Kerry Mcqueeney. It's not a drug known for its benefits to health. In fact, if you were caught with this class A substance and claimed it was for 'medicinal purposes' you'd probably be laughed at all the way to the police station.
Most of these are familiar to most Americans, and all of them still exist today:. Founder Will Keith Kellogg not only perfected cornflakes, he also got his sales through the roof by giving away free samples. By giving away free razors, he had customers coming back to buy disposable blades.
January 21, AM by Jack Neely. For some reason, when we talk about Knoxville industry, we talk about textiles and nails and machinery and chemicals and stone and lumber. How come we always skip the fun stuff?
Could candy have the power to reinforce such sayings? Although candy may be seen as mere snack indulgences, chocolates such as Milky Ways helped shape gender stereotypes and gender norms of the past and present. The ad portrays a man in a suit holding a box of chocolate and two woman wearing frilly dresses carefully selecting chocolates from the box. Advertisers display a happy woman laying on a sunny beach, implying that Milky Way consumers will feel as though they are in paradise when indulging in a Milky Way.
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Halloween means Halloween candy—and while the world changes too quickly all around us, every day, we have a feeling this tradition will continue for years to come. Sorry, dentists! But we wondered: which candies have stood the test of time, too?
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The following images will be disturbing and shocking, as you see the casual way with which businesses have deployed racism to sell their products. From our not-too-distant past, here are 41 racist advertisements that will make you want to scream, cry or throw something — all provided without comment, because no words are necessary. Take a deep breath and then go.
US Surgeon General Luther Terry's Advisory Committee report on Smoking and Health brought about significant changes for the tobacco industry, leading to far tighter restrictions on advertising as well as the addition of warning labels on packaging. As far back as the early s, cigarette advertising had begun to attract controversy, yet tobacco companies continued to pour money into their marketing efforts. From the late s, cigarette companies were able to strengthen their brands due to the invention of color printing, which heralded a new era for both advertising and packaging — including the placement of trading cards in individual boxes. When people began to express uncertainty about the health effects of smoking in the early 20th century, tobacco companies responded with a campaign to reassure the public about their products — and thus safeguard their industry.