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What's been the most popular "As Seen On...." Product?
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"As Seen On TV.com"
Years after Ron Popiel debuted the infomercial, the direct marketing of products on TV has become big business.
Thomas Haire, editor-in-chief of Response Magazine, estimates that As Seen on TV is a $400 billion industry.
Haire says that Allstar Product Group, the company that has created products like The Snuggie, Bump It, and Forever Lazy, pulls in as much as $500 million a year. And others add in even more, because that famed red and white TV logo isn't owned by any one company, and the producers of products like this have agreed to all share it, to boost their fortunes.
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