Where Do Cool Products Come From?
Origin stories: serendipity vs. premeditation
OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. -- Some of your favorite brands were a happy accident. The masterminds behind these products stumbled upon their ideas in a classic case of serendipity.
In other instances, brand creations were more premeditated. Their creators knew exactly what they were doing, and launched their babies with an intriguing narrative to weave: stories of origin that only add to brand lore.
Many brands have a compelling story of origination. Click through to Convenience Store Products to see a slideshow of a few from the major manufacturers on your shelves.