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Fisher-Price is targeting nostalgia to sell 90s-style toys to millennial parents like a ‘Lil Gamer’ gaming console and a mixtape

Fisher-Price announced three new retro-inspired toys for babies and toddlers. They include a boombox, handheld gaming console, and mixtape. Brands have been leaning heavily on nostalgia recently, especially as the window for feeling nostalgic has shortened. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price just introduced a set […]
Fisher-Price is targeting nostalgia to sell 90s-style toys to millennial parents like a ‘Lil Gamer’ gaming console and a mixtape
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New York City as we knew it is dead. Long live New York.

During the pandemic, New York City has lost thousands of the small businesses that gave it its flavour. A coming third wave of the coronavirus has put the City That Never Sleeps on the cusp of being shuttered once again. There’s nothing to do but mourn the lost and the […]
New York City as we knew it is dead. Long live New York.
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How New York’s iconic Katz’s Deli mastered nostalgia to maintain its cult following for 132 years — and get away with a $23 pastrami sandwich

New York’s iconic Katz’s Deli hasn’t changed much since opening its doors in 1888. Current owner Jake Dell, whose grandfather took over the business in 1988, says leaning into New York Jewish, Kosher-style culinary nostalgia is the secret to its long-lasting legacy. But pastrami sandwiches and matzoh ball soup aren’t […]
How New York’s iconic Katz’s Deli mastered nostalgia to maintain its cult following for 132 years — and get away with a $23 pastrami sandwich
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KFC releases vintage buckets of fried chicken, as brands from Burger King to Budweiser tap into nostalgia to counter ‘collective loss’ in pandemic

KFC is rolling out vintage buckets for the holidays, re-releasing its 1966 and 1971 designs. The holiday buckets will be available at all locations starting on November 24. Nostalgia marketing is on the rise during the pandemic. Krystine Batcho, a psychology professor, said that the rise of nostalgia in advertising […]
KFC releases vintage buckets of fried chicken, as brands from Burger King to Budweiser tap into nostalgia to counter ‘collective loss’ in pandemic
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25 fashion trends from the 1990s that should make a comeback

The 1990s were an exciting time for fashion. Insider spoke with a fashion historian to learn more about the origins of some of the decade’s most popular trends. Technological advancements inspired clothing styles and brought more awareness to fashion in the ’90s. Acid-wash denim, crushed velvet, and colourful blazers were […]
25 fashion trends from the 1990s that should make a comeback
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The most popular band the year you were born

We’ve chosen the most popular band from every year since 1960. This was determined by a variety of factors, including Billboard chart success, cultural impact, and Grammy nominations. The biggest band of 2020 is none other than K-pop sensations BTS, who just had their first No. 1 song in the […]
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12 actors who reprised iconic roles decades later

Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, and Harrison Ford reprised their “Star Wars” roles over 30 years later. Al Pacino returned to his character in “The Godfather” after 16 years for “The Godfather: Part III.” Jamie Lee Curtis’ most recent “Halloween” appearance came 40 years after the first movie. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
12 actors who reprised iconic roles decades later
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The cast of ‘The Wonder Years’

“The Wonder Years” aired from 1988 to 1993, and focused on the Arnold family in the late ’60s and early ’70s. The show’s immediate success turned the whole cast into stars, especially Fred Savage and Danica McKellar. Savage took a break from acting to become a popular TV director, though […]
WHERE ARE THEY NOW: The cast of ‘The Wonder Years’
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15 snacks found in every ’90s lunchbox

Some of our most beloved snacks are what our parents packed for us in our lunchboxes, especially for ’90s kids. While some snacks are still available today, like Lunchables, others are impossible to find or discontinued. But sometimes, if there are enough fans, a brand will bring back discontinued snacks, […]
15 snacks found in every ’90s lunchbox
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THEN AND NOW: 34 photos that show how airports have changed over the years

Airport security was less restrictive before September 11. Boarding passes were paper documents issued by gate agents, but now passengers can use mobile apps and kiosks. Flight information used to be written on chalkboards at gates. Social distancing measures in the wake of the pandemic mean lines are a lot […]
THEN AND NOW: 34 photos that show how airports have changed over the years
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24 photos Generation Z will never understand

People who are part of Generation Z were born between 1996 and 2010, so they probably have no idea what is happening in any of these photos. Gen Z will never rent a VHS from Blockbuster, or have to speak with an operator. To them, a floppy disk is simply […]
24 photos Generation Z will never understand
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14 great TV shows people born after 1999 probably haven’t heard of

Nostalgia for the ’70s, ’80s, and especially the ’90s is at an all-time high, particularly with the popularity of shows like “Friends.” But there are plenty of TV shows from those eras that kids born after 1999 have never even heard of. “Happy Days” is an iconic sitcom to many […]
14 great TV shows people born after 1999 probably haven’t heard of
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THEN AND NOW: The 5 most famous girl groups of the ’90s

When we think about ’90s music, many people’s minds go directly to boy bands like the Backstreet Boys or *NSYNC. However, girl groups deserve recognition too, like country’s Dixie Chicks or hip-hop queens TLC. Destiny’s Child broke up in the early 2000s, but have reunited twice over the years, both […]
THEN AND NOW: The 5 most famous girl groups of the ’90s