Commodore sold yet again

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Dec 30 00:07:13 2004

On Wed, 29 Dec 2004, William Donzelli wrote:

> > Bah! The group that you refer to is not worth EU$24 million, plain and
> > simple.
> Some of the kids that grew up playing with C64s make 24 million Euro a
> year. It is not just the retro crowd, but the whole generation.

So? Didn't Studebaker try to come out with a new model after 40 years?
Did every baby boomer go out and buy one?

> It is the name. Some names come back with incredible power (Packard-Bell
> anyone?). 24 mE might actually be cheap.

And some names go out with incredible ignominy (Packard-Bell anyone?)

> > It is when it's used to purchase dust.
> How much does it cost to make a series of television commercials? They are
> just a different marketing tool.

Commodore as a brand name is meaningless today.

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