Philip Kives (12 February 1929 – 27 April 2016) was a Canadian business executive, entrepreneur and marketing expert from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is best known for founding K-tel, which sold household gadgets including the Miracle Brush, Feather Touch Knife, Veg-O-Matics, as well as many compilation record albums. Kives reputedly coined the catchphrase "As seen on TV", which was included in may of the company's advertisements. Kives utilized low-budget television commercials to sell millions of products and build an international business empire.

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  • Philip Kives (12 February 1929 – 27 April 2016) was a Canadian business executive, entrepreneur and marketing expert from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is best known for founding K-tel, which sold household gadgets including the Miracle Brush, Feather Touch Knife, Veg-O-Matics, as well as many compilation record albums. Kives reputedly coined the catchphrase "As seen on TV", which was included in may of the company's advertisements. Kives utilized low-budget television commercials to sell millions of products and build an international business empire. (en)
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  • Philip Kives (12 February 1929 – 27 April 2016) was a Canadian business executive, entrepreneur and marketing expert from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is best known for founding K-tel, which sold household gadgets including the Miracle Brush, Feather Touch Knife, Veg-O-Matics, as well as many compilation record albums. Kives reputedly coined the catchphrase "As seen on TV", which was included in may of the company's advertisements. Kives utilized low-budget television commercials to sell millions of products and build an international business empire. (en)
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