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Name some forgotten brands in the past decade.

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Asked by Anandh, 28 Aug '07 03:22 pm
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Loads of 'em...jus tht I dont remember! I mean thts why they are forgotten brands, right?? However, there are 2 brands that come to my mind the moment somebody utters those two words.

The first one is GOLD SPOT. Apart from being one of the 3 most popular soft drinks, "The Zing Thing" was the number one orange drink during the late 1980s. Owned by Parle, it had a sizeable market share and importantly, was able to sustain its position for a couple of years. The advertisements exuded youth in its full form and was lapped up by the younger folks. However, in 1993, this brand was acquired by Coca-Cola, which phased it out to give way for its orange soft drink brand, Fanta.

The second one which, again was a market leader for quite sometime and eventually did the vanishing act, was HMT Watch. Considered a pioneer in the wrist wach industry, Hindustan Machine Tools faced a lot of flak when it was mulling the idea of entering the watch industry. However, it was bold enough to take this st ...more
Answered by Pooja Das, 28 Aug '07 09:46 pm

 
  
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Thumps UP got lost in the cola wars of Pepsi and Coke. It does exist but only in the shadows of its new owner.
Answered by Saj Sierra, 30 Aug '07 05:38 am

 
  
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Binaca Tooth Paste. Vimal Suitings, DCM Towels, Murphy Radio, Facit Calculator, Standard Harald Cars, Weston TV, HMV, East West / Modiluft Airways.Dalda Vanaspathi.......
Answered by Shyam, 28 Aug '07 03:31 pm

 
  
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Dyonara TV, Crown TV, Bush TV, Nirma, Goldspot cool drink,
Answered by gopi, 28 Aug '07 03:29 pm

 
  
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Binaca tooth paste
Answered by puranam mahalaxmi, 28 Aug '07 03:25 pm

 
  
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Forhans .....toothpaste
goldspot ......cold drink
Answered by Myviews, 28 Aug '07 03:24 pm

 
  
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Rajdoot, Chetak scooters etc
Answered by Lucky, 28 Aug '07 03:23 pm

 
  
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Promise toothpaste, fatafat (digestion goli),
ravalgaon goli, bob bon icecream, casatta, etc
Answered by G.S, 02 May '10 11:42 pm

 
  
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Pierce-Arrow? Packard? Panhard?

The list goes on....................
Answered by FireTrigger, 28 Aug '07 09:20 pm

 
  
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Past is always past , just like ' bhoole bisare geet'
Answered by veena sethi, 28 Aug '07 06:47 pm

 
  
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