Target worked with the Hamilton Wood Type Museum for its phenomenal 'Cool Never Fades' line of hoodies. The line features vintage images and typography from the museum's archives. The ad for the line of hoodies focuses on the authenticity behind the images.
The 'Cool Never Fades' ad is a very interesting endeavor on Target's part to collaborate with a cultural institution. The images and typography resonante -- they the images feel as though you have seen them before, even if you have not. Get your own by checking out the Target store.
Implications - The recent economic downturn has led consumers to be apprehensive about the future. As a result of, this consumers are looking for items that are comfortable and familiar. Companies should consider using nostalgia to form a deeper relationship with their customers during this time of uncertainty.
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