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9 Brand Names that could disappear in 2015

These nationally known brands are in serious trouble of going away for good

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    24/7 Wall St. reports the company has been hit with management changes, revenue drop offs and a collapse of its share price. Lululemon’s stock is also down 50 percent from its peak set at the start of June 2013.

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    Members of Congress began questioning AT&T's management of consumer benefits after it announced plans to buy TV giant DirecTV in a $49 billion deal. If the deal is finalized, AT&T will control all of DirecTV’s customers.

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    Tyson recently purchased Hillshire Brands, the marketers of Ball Park hot dogs and Jimmy Dean sausages, for $8.5 billion.

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    24/7 Wall St. reports there has been speculation that Delta might buy Alaska Air for its West Coast routes.

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    Russell Stover, the third largest candy maker in America, is on the auction block and may sell for as much as $1 billion.

    SOURCE: WCPO.com
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    While Shutterfly continues to dominate the online photo printing industry, the growing popularity of free sharing and online storage sites like Instagram, Facebook and Dropbox has threatened the company’s future.

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    Time Warner Cable accepted an offer from Comcast for $45.2 billion earlier this year. The acquisition would create the largest cable company in the United States with a combined total of 30 million subscribers.

    SOURCE: WCPO.com
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    Apple’s introduction of the iPhone in 2007 and Google’s release of the Android mobile operating system in 2008 were essentially the final nails in the coffin –Less than 1 percent of smartphone users around the world owned a BlackBerry by 2013.

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    Industry experts say each of the company is in trouble because teens are choosing inexpensive fashion-forward retailers like Forever 21 and H&M over branded apparel.

    SOURCE: WCPO.com