Latest Retro Stories

2011-12-16 20:55:00

The new themes, such as Fabulous Fifties, Groovy Sixties, and more include iconic imagery from the decades beloved by many. (PRWEB) December 16, 2011 OverTheHillBirthdayParty.com introduces its newest line of party supplies celebrating the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. These decade-themed party supplies are great for birthday parties, anniversary parties, or even just get-togethers with a group of friends. The retro decades party supplies feature great elements like jukeboxes, peace signs,...

2011-03-25 00:00:29

Online glasses company brings affordable geek-chic to customers with vintage eyeglasses collection. Dayton, NJ (PRWEB) March 24, 2011 As March comes to an end, GlassesUSA.com has stepped out with a new collection for spring meant to grab the attention of trendsetters every where. The new vintage eyeglasses collection is a full selection of stylish frames set within the new geek-chic trend, which is a look that seems to be catching on as men and women all over the world set this as their...

2011-03-10 17:22:00

RICHARDSON, Texas, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- IntraSonic Technology, a cutting-edge manufacturer of communication and entertainment systems, announces the release of RETRO-M, featuring MP3 Distribution. This new feature enables the homeowner to upgrade their existing home intercom systems into a whole house music distribution and listen to an iPod or any mp3 player from any room station. With two sources to choose from you are not limited to only one source throughout the home....

2010-12-17 11:58:00

LANCASTER, S.C., Dec. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Three major industry award competitions - SPE Automotive Innovation Awards, SPE Thermoforming Awards, and SEMA - have recently awarded the top prize to a part, or a vehicle containing parts, made with AkzoNobel's Soliant Fluorex® bright film. Retro USA's chrome-film thermoformed bumpers for the Limited Edition Mustang sports car grabbed the prize in the Performance and Customization category at the Society of Plastics...

2010-03-30 14:57:00

COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Goozex, Inc., the leading online video game and movie trading community, announced today it will expand the company's award winning trading service to include retro games. The site will now allow users to trade their Nintendo NES, Super Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, and Atari 2600 games with other members. Trading retro games on the hassle-free automatic Goozex trading system lets gamers of all types...

2009-07-11 12:53:51

The founder of the U.S. health club chain Retrofitness says potential customers can now call 867-5309, a phone number made famous by a 1980s song. Retrofitness founder Eric Casaburi said obtaining the phone number, made famous by Tommy Tutone's 1982 one-hit wonder 867-5309/Jenny, gives his chain a retro reference that can appeal to customers, Billboard.com reported Friday. We want to keep the brand as fun as possible, he said. The devil is in the details especially in branding. This was a...

2005-12-19 11:59:52

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Everything old is new again for many of the best known U.S. brands. From Walt Disney Co. to Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc. to Burger King Corp., corporations are resurrecting decades-old mascots, logos and slogans in a bid to cash in on consumer nostalgia for the "good old days" and the craze for anything classic, vintage or retro. "People like to bring back the old stuff," said Jack Trout, president of marketing strategy firm Trout & Partners....

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'