Forget US military might: Paris Hilton Enterprises is a far more effective way of spreading the American Dream across the globe.

This article titled “Paris Hilton™, a brand with truly global ambitions” was written by Marina Hyde, for The Guardian on Thursday 5th January 2012 19.59 UTC

To anyone still denying the American Dream has a malarial quality to it, know this: Paris Hilton has generated $1.3bn (£840m) in revenue. You read that right. The Paris Hilton brand – exported to the world in products from fragrance to footwear – has notched up more than $1bn in worldwide merchandising sales over the past six years, and is expanding by the day.

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