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20 famous brands that refused to die

Cheapism Logo By Saundra Latham of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 21: Today's hard-knocks atmosphere for retail means news of anemic sales, bankruptcies, and going-out-of-business bonanzas has become commonplace. But even the worst doom-and-gloom scenarios haven't always spelled the end for some of the nation's most well-known companies. From retailers who are shrinking to survive to mega-corporations that have emerged stronger than ever from a crisis, here are some of the most recognizable comeback kids.
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Call It a Comeback? You Bet

Today's hard-knocks atmosphere for retail means news of anemic sales, bankruptcies, and going-out-of-business bonanzas has become commonplace. But even the worst doom-and-gloom scenarios haven't always spelled the end for some of the nation's most well-known companies.

From retailers who are shrinking to survive to mega-corporations that have emerged stronger than ever from a crisis, here are some of the most recognizable comeback kids. Click ahead to see them.

Related: 32 Products You Never Thought Would Be Obsolete

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