Popular, decades-old products can be a blessing and a curse. For some businesses, these tried-and-true items account for a large chunk of sales. But if a newer, hipper, better product comes along...? 24/7 Wall St. looks at seven companies whose fame and fortune largely rests on aging products:
- Kellogg: Its first (and still flagship) product was Corn Flakes, introduced in 1896 as part of Harvey Kellogg's effort to create a food acceptable for vegetarian-minded Seventh-day Adventists.