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Richard Joly on Sat, 15 May 2004 14:43:37 +0200 (CEST)


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>Subject: Fwd: NYTimes.com Article: War and Abuse Do Little to Harm U.S.
Brands 
>From: Perry Bard <minx {AT} bway.net>
>
>This just about sums it up. Front page news in the U.S.
>Perry
>
>
>> War and Abuse Do Little to Harm U.S. Brands
>>
>> May 9, 2004
>>  By SIMON ROMERO
>>
>>
>>
>> U.S. companies that sell globally say they have experienced
>> little if any disruption from discontent over the war in
>> Iraq.

another totally different point of view :

World Turning Away From American Products 
American-made consumer products have been popular all over the world.
Partly, they're sold as embodying an American lifestyle. But with America's
image declining worldwide, a new study reports that "the number of people
who like and use US branded products has fallen significantly over the past
year, while brands perceived to be non-American have remained relatively
stable." The Guardian (UK) 05/11/04 

http://media.guardian.co.uk/site/story/0,14173,1214114,00.html

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