How an American Icon Lost Its Moment in the Sun

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During the month of May, TheStreet’s video series, Lessons In Leadership, is taking a look at companies and sharing the lessons learned from that company's success or failure.

On Thursday, May 5, 2021, TheStreet shines the spotlight on Eastman Kodak Company  (KODK) - Get Report.

During the 1970s, Kodak was one of the most recognizable names and one of the most successful companies in the United States. It was also the undisputed leader of the film and photographic industry.

But, that changed dramatically in 2012.  That's when the American icon filed for bankruptcy. How did such a successful company decline so drastically?

Watch the video, there are many lessons that can be learned from Kodak's fall from grace.

So, where is Kodak today? 

It has re-emerged from bankruptcy and remains only a shadow of its previous status while many other companies like Nikon, Fuji Film  (FUJIF) , and Hewlett Packard  (HPE) - Get Report have stepped in to fill the gaps it left in its wake.

TheStreet's Video Series: Lessons in Leadership:

In addition to interviews with some of the world’s most influential leaders and executives, we’ll also highlight companies like Eastman Kodak Company, Tesla  (TSLA) - Get Report, Crunch FitnessBadgley Mischka, and many more. 

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