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Musical Confections

These Synthesizer Cakes will Have You Cooking up Fresh Tunes

— June 21, 2010 — Pop Culture
These synthesizer cakes prove why electronic music can be just as delicious as any other type. Taking inspiration from the classic models of yesteryear, these bad boys even make the keytar look good.

Probably not for the music purest, the synthesizer cakes are intended for the 80's new wave junkie. Thankfully one does not have to have the corresponding hair in order to enjoy one of these synthesizer cakes.

Implications - Consumers enjoy themed products as they feel it is much more distinct in comparison to standard products, allowing consumers to better express their individuality. Corporations looking to satiate consumer desire for one-of-a-kind items may consider implementing a personalized customization service for a line of products. This would not only garner media attention, but also build and strengthen customer relations.
Trend Themes
1. Themed Products - Corporations can capitalize on consumer desire for one-of-a-kind items by offering personalized customization services for their products.
2. Distinct Expression - Consumers enjoy themed products as they feel it allows them to better express their individuality.
3. 80's Nostalgia - The popularity of synthesizer cakes indicates a consumer affinity for nostalgic products from the 80's era, presenting opportunities for businesses to cater to this market segment.
Industry Implications
1. Food and Beverage - The food and beverage industry can explore the creation of themed products, such as synthesizer cakes, to cater to consumer demand for unique and expressive offerings.
2. Customization Services - The customization services industry can provide businesses with the technology and expertise to implement personalized customization options for their product lines, meeting consumer desires for distinct expression.
3. Retail and E-commerce - Retail and e-commerce businesses can tap into the 80's nostalgia trend and offer a range of nostalgic products from that era, including synthesizer cakes, to attract and engage customers.
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