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The classic brands you love are in trouble

GOBankingRates Logo By Joel Anderson of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 25: Certain brands are more than just products — they’re iconic pieces of the American landscape, engrained in the fiber of the culture. Of course, no matter how sentimental you might be, the simple fact remains that the free market has a short memory. When tastes change, even the most recognizable sellers will have to change with them or risk obsolescence. Keep reading to see which classic brands were able to successfully reinvent themselves and which are still struggling.

Find out if your favorite brand might be going away

Certain brands are more than just products — they’re iconic pieces of the American landscape, engrained in the fiber of the culture. Of course, no matter how sentimental you might be, the simple fact remains that the free market has a short memory. When tastes change, even the most recognizable sellers will have to change with them or risk obsolescence.

Click ahead to see which classic brands were able to successfully reinvent themselves and which are still struggling.

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