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Best-sellers: 10 of the greatest products of all time

24/7 Wall Street has compiled a list of the most popular products in history … and some of the results are surprising.

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OUR FRIENDS OVER at Business Insider spotted this interesting list of popular products that have not only impacted on global culture but have sold…BIG.

The list was compiled after 24/7 Wall Street reviewed product categories that generate attention and command significant and frequently long-lasting loyalty. They identified individual items that had the highest sales in their respective categories. “Toys, consumer electronics, books and movies can be passing interests. However, the most successful of these are the best-selling products of all time.”

The authors note that although the products are widely divergent, most have something in common – their innovativeness and subsequent links to a franchise. The winner aside, that is…but isn’t that just one other wonder among many about the Rubik’s Cube?

Here’s the top 10 as noted by 24/7 Wall Street:

Best-sellers: 10 of the greatest products of all time
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  • 1. The Rubik's Cube

  • 2. iPhone

  • 3. The Harry Potter books

  • 4. Michael Jackson's Thriller Album

  • 5. The Mario Franchise

  • 6. iPad

  • 7. Star Wars

  • 8. Toyota Corolla

  • 9. Lipitor

  • 10. Playstation

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