K Tel International: Sweet Music For A Frenetic Marketer

If you watched television in the 1970s, you know K-tel International Inc. Remember those pitches for Miracle Brush lint removers, Fishin' Magician pocket tool kits, and music albums such as 25 Goofy Greats? Now, the frenetic marketer is back. Since emerging from a 1985 bankruptcy, it has turned oddball products and nostalgic music compilations into a booming international business.

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