From Tamagotchis to Star Wars, the number of adults buying new and old versions of their childhood toys has continued to climb.
The trading card business has soared during the pandemic. In the future, innovation may help drive growth.
"You can almost smell the cards when you think about it hard enough," said high school teacher Ken Cameron.
Nostalgia, art and investment potential have led to an increase in the sports card market, one expert says.
Turns out, quite a lot.
Lego fans and investors maintain a robust, independent online market for rare and valuable pieces.
Hobby investments are a fun alternative to the stock market. But they aren’t immune from the ebbs and flows of the economy.
Some savers invest their hard-earned dollars in footwear.