Sunday, April 19, 2009

On Their Way Out

One facet of troubled times is a spate of economic Darwinism that accelerates the demise and disappearance of familiar names. Huffington Post has a list of 12-brands expected to depart this mortal coil before the end of 2010 including Crocs, GM's Saturn, Avis and Budget rent a car, Hearst, one of Gap, Old Navy or Banana Republic (nod to ON), United Airlines, Eddie Bauer (no, say it ain't so), Palm, a slew of Conde Nast's stable of magazines and Chrysler (although Dodge and Jeep are expected to survive).

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