Global Nostalgia Marketing


Dallas, TX -- (ReleaseWire) -- 09/05/2012 -- In an uncertain economic climate, consumers view the past through rose-tinted glasses and are ready to spend on any product or service that can help them recreate the feelings of warmth and security they felt during happier times. At the same time, for the young, retro is seen as cool. This new global report identifies the ways in which companies are exploiting the nostalgia trend, using emotional response to form a bond with consumers and secure their trust and future loyalty.

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Executive Summary
Demand Factors
Supply Factors
Summary 1 Types of Nostalgia Marketing
the Role of the Media
Impact on Retail and Service Industries
the Psychology Behind Nostalgia
Happiness Is Through Rose-tinted Glasses
Creating An Emotional Link With Consumers
Retro Is Cool
the Green Factor
the Need for Comfort and Familiarity

Table 1 Real GDP Growth by Country 2007-2012
Backlash Against Fast Living
Chart 1 % Respondents Agreeing with the Statement "I Feel Under Constant Pressure to Get Things Done"
Chart 2 % Respondents Agreeing with the Statement "Life Used to be Simpler and Better"
Chart 3 % Respondents Agreeing with the Statement "I Find I am Looking For Ways to Simplify My Life"
Types of Nostalgia Marketing
A Range of Techniques
Keeping Old Brands Relevant
Summary 2 Brands with More Than 100 Years History in 2012

Table 2 Sales of Traditional Toys and Games 2006/2011
Bringing Back Old Brands
Retro Packaging and Promotions
Summary 3 Special Edition Nostalgia Products 2008-2012
Creating A Brand Back Story
Retro Influence in New Product Development

Table 3 Sales of Men''s Sports Footwear 2006/2011
the Role of the Media
the Internet
Impact on Retail and Service Industries
Travel and Tourism
Implications and Outlook
Lacklustre Economy Will Fuel Nostalgia Trend...
...but Will Continue To Dampen Overall Spending

Table 4 Forecast Real GDP Growth by Country 2011-2016
Living Longer Means More Time To Reminisce
Technology: Going Back To Basics

Table 5 Forecast Sales of Video Games by Type 2011/2016
Opportunities in Emerging Markets
Effective Ways To Exploit Nostalgia
Chart 4 % Respondents Agreeing with the Statement "I Like to Try New Products and Services"
Summary 4 Opportunities and Challenges in Nostalgia Marketing

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