From King of Pop Rosaries to Moonwalking Babies

 - Sep 12, 2009   Updated: May 13 2011
Michael Jackson will forever reign as the King of Pop, pop music and pop culture. He has inspired many people, and many more products. From rosaries to tattoos to dance moves, for your reading pleasure here is a smorgasbord of 26 Michael Jackson-inspired goods--a plethora of all things to do with the Gloved One who will forever live in our hearts.

Implications - When pop icons pass away, products and innovations are released in commemoration as well as a way to make money. Companies can benefit from fans' needs to purchase products that will help preserve the memory of the pop icon. These items will additionally become collector's items and gain value over time.