"The Revenge of the Fortune 500" (August) was alarmingly on target and informative -- but missed the entrepreneurial point of view. Entrepreneurs understand why the Chinese word for crisis means both "danger" and "opportunity." You focused on the danger, we emphasize opportunity.

The spirit of America is the spirit of Main Street, not Wall Street. The gourmet public recognizes this, and looks for the new, high-quality products that thrive on creativity rather than on multi-mullion-dollar advertising budgets.

If everyone had Campbell's and your article's attitude, there would be only one computer company -- IBM; one oil company -- Gulf; and one magazine -- Time.