ABC News traveled to London to cover the 2012 Olympic games. They discovered, though, a sport within the sports: Olympic pin collecting. Tents erected especially for pin trading, these hubs gather pin collecting enthusiasts from around the world. Two former Olympic medal winners were pinned against each other to see who can trade and collect the best pins in the house.
With the 2012 Olympic underway in London, many large companies are unveiling their commemorative lapel pins. Apple, possibly the richest corporation worldwide, revealed their 2012 Olympic Lapel Pins. With the popularity of lapel pins in gerneral, and the hot item Apple always is, these pins are sure to garner interest in the lapel pin community.
As Olympic organizing committees scrutinize potential licensees, someone has got to be asking these questions: Will anyone really buy this stuff? And what makes a great Olympic souvenir? Once you see my list below, you might think that “someone” forgot to answer these pressing questions.