WSJ: Get ready for the return of Astro Pops, Boast logo shirts, National Premium beer and the Seafood Shanty restaurant chain—all names that had avid followings in their time. The difficult economy is prompting many entrepreneurs to try to revive old brands from the dead—or the near-dead.
The fast food chain Wendy’s recently rolled out a new logo, its first such change in nearly three decades. The name is still written on a slight angle, but the phrase “old fashioned hamburgers” is gone entirely. And while the red-ha... Read Post
Dearly departed East Coast chain Seafood Shanty is rising from the dead after being out of business for the past 18 years. The first location will open in Berks County, Pennsylvania on February 7, with more Philadelphia-area locatio... Read Post
How do you revive a restaurant chain that's been out of business for twenty years? Well, in the case of Eddie Riegel, a Pennsylvania restaurateur who's reviving the Seafood Shanty brand, start by buying "the original recipes for $7,... Read Post