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Nostalgia sells

Cash in on retro hobby items, which let customers relive their childhood years
By Bonnie Domrois
Published: July 15, 2013
Retro products tap into a consumer’s desire to be transported to a simpler time filled with childhood wonder. Older customers may want to pick up that special toy or model they dreamed about as a child but couldn’t afford. Some people missed out on an original item and are looking to complete a collection. Because of the economy or the lack of availability, others can’t afford or can’t find vintage models but are willing to spring for a remade retro. Whatever the motivation, retro items have a place in the hearts of many hobbyists.

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