OK so we were talking about huggy bear... speaking of a blast from the past but do you remember those classic commercials from the 80's with the Maytag man and Maytag Dishwashers?
Talk about blasts how about cold air blasts... the end of summer spells profit for retailers that sell refrigerators. The rule of thumb is as temperatures rise, refrigerators have to work much harder to keep food cold. Consequently older models, break down much faster, much in the way air-conditioners will. With repair costs in the hundreds of dollars range, most consumers will opt for replacement.
While we arreon the subject of blasts how about technology blasts... consumer research estimates that up to 75% of big-ticket product buyers will do all their product research online, but 90% of them will make their final purchases offline at local retailers. Krillion delivers search results category-by-category and the focus of Krillion is to efficiently deliver usable search results for the majority of consumers.