Coffee With Jeff #139: The Burma Shave Story

29 mins - Published Sun, Nov 26, 2017 by Jeff Kelley

A struggling family business came up with a new product, a brushless shaving cream, hoping to turn things around. Still they were on the verge of failure. Then a new marketing gimmick turns things around and gave millions of drivers something to read. Today I have the story of Bruma Shave!

And, as a added bonus, the story of the New England Confectionery Company (NECCO)

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