Pitchmen

After a Decade Away, Columbia Sportswear’s ‘One Tough Mother’ Makes Her Comeback

This week, Gert Boyle, the 91-year-old chairman of Columbia Sportswear, returns to the company's commercials after a decade.

Consumers Like Brands That Are Family-Owned

In the large and largely anonymous world of home cleaning products, it would probably come as a surprise to most consumers that the Bissell brand is a family-owned company that’s been run by Bissells for 137 years.