And, like Barnum, he bestowed his own name onto his product.
The truth is, product placement is an important part of the marketing mix.
In January, ASOS recalled the product because it contained radioactive materials -- but only now has the news come out.
early 15c., "mathematical quantity obtained by multiplication," from Medieval Latin productum, in classical Latin "something produced," noun use of neuter past participle of producere "bring forth" (see produce (v.)). General sense of "anything produced" is attested in English from 1570s.
product prod·uct (prŏd'əkt)
Something produced by human or mechanical effort or by a natural process.
A substance resulting from a chemical reaction.