Over the years, many brands such as Oldsmobile, PanAm, and Woolworth have met untimely deaths. Many more have steadily declined into oblivion, while others have been revived. When a brand dies, significant investments that were made to build the brand are also lost. Unfortunately, even the strongest brands with high net worth are not immune from brand decline and subsequent death. In today’s market, where new product introductions are both expensive and risky, it may be worthwhile to evaluate brands that are declining, and invest in them to revitalize them.