America's most profitable products

Brand power and massive scale help these companies charge a hefty premium for their flagship products, creating enviable profit margins.

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Jun 9, 2014 7:58PM
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People pay for 2 things in life: 1) Their wants and 2) Their needs.  You need a house, you want to live in a big house on the water.  You need transportation, you want a Harley.  People always pay more to satisfy their wants.  Anyone else find it interesting that Harley has a 54% market share but only $4.1 million in revenue.  Someone's not proof reading so goodly.
Jun 9, 2014 7:25PM
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The less a product is truly needed the higher the profit margin. There is a lesson in there someplace.
Jun 18, 2014 12:52PM
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I am reposting because my original post was deleted by someone!

 

It's funny how people feel that it is a crime against humanity for oil companies and health insurance companies to make a couple pennies on the dollar profit, but it is ok that Apple makes 41 cents on the dollar?

Jun 10, 2014 8:39AM
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How would a worldwide bourbon demand affect the sales of Jack Daniel's? JD is not bourbon.
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All the most profitable items are ones we don't need to survive and not many of them are made in the US anymore or just assembled here.
Jun 9, 2014 8:18PM
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HD product revenue 4.1 million.  ?? doesn't seem correct for the % of market share.
Jun 10, 2014 8:53AM
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You forgot heath care since any product shoved up your as wanted or not is a money maker.
Jun 9, 2014 9:27PM
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I don't invest my money in stocks, too much stress for most so pick some good funds with good earnings and forget about them until you retire! You will be glad you did!
Jun 10, 2014 1:54AM
Jun 10, 2014 11:16AM
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ILLegal Drugs,who know how much money it float into the economy.Sad but true Good day
Jun 9, 2014 7:35PM
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Food, pleasure (sin) and children.  That is what people spend money on early in life.  Old people spend it on whitecoats, legal drug lords and "ask your doctor" junk pills that addict, destroy and kill them.
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WEED from the Triangle........................Best Product!
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