Whenever I hear the word “nostalgia,” an image of grumpy old Archie Bunker and his dowdy wife Edith sitting on their musty old furniture in their Queens house singing “Those Were the Days,” pops into my head.
Over the last decade, almost a quarter of a million new products have been announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. And what percentage of these product launches has actually made it to a shelf at Best Buy or Wal-Mart stores?
Pumpkin Face Rum, a new line of ultra premium rum imported from the Dominican Republic, packaged in pumpkin-shaped bottles designed by Flowdesign and launched in September, encourages consumers to “celebrate the pumpkin.”
In 1993, Spanish brewing company Grupo Mahou-San Miguel launched its premium beer San Miguel 1516 based on the principles of the Germanic beer purity law of 1516, which states that beer can only be produced with water, malt, hops and yeast.