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Child Branding For Adults

Why bother developing new brands when people are still craving retro

Implications - In a world that’s rocked by growing violence, stress and instability, there’s a need to retreat to a more carefree and innocent time, such as the innocent time of your youth. Products like Hello Kitty appeal because they provide a cute, fun and creative refuge from the grown-up world.
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Mar 07 — Dec 07
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