Indoor Solar Chimes


Everyone knows what a wind chime is and how it works, but what if you wanted one inside your home? The answer can be found at Sunblossom Solar Gifts, a producer of unique and patented giftware utilizing light for it to function. “My business partner and CEO, John Turi, got the idea while on a […]

Report Says Gift Cards Will Be in More Stockings This Year


Consumers who can’t make up their minds about what to get are looking at gift cards as the solution. Yet even those who choose them are conflicted.

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Animated Robot Dino-Puzzle Will Intrigue, Delight Kids

Dino Puzzles

This raw wood puzzle not only challenges in the construction, but actually moves when it’s completed

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Study: Affluent Young Women Aid Economic Rebound

A new study commissioned by American Express says that affluent young women are helping spend their way of the current economic doldrums. “There’s certainly more fearlessness about spending among younger, affluent shoppers,” Ed Jay, SVP/American Express Business Insights, tells MediaPost’s Marketing Daily. “And there’s been pent-up demand. But what surprised us most is that the […]

Toys, Gifts & Novelties Forecast

Conventional wisdom dictates that during sluggish economic times, the less necessary an item is, the more likely consumers are to eliminate it from their budgets. It would be understandable, therefore, if you assumed that it has been a somewhat bumpy ride for those in the business of selling toys, gifts and novelties. But while it […]

Rotating MOVA Globe

MOVA Globe

The MOVA Globe is a one of a kind item that’s powered by solar energy and the earth’s magnetism; no batteries or wires are required. When you flip your lights on, it “wakes up” and starts to turn.

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Wild Bill’s Carries a "Wild" Line of Interesting Items


Wild Bill’s Nostalgia Store in Middletown, CT is offering a new Sarah Palin Bobble Head Doll, made for the company by Funko. The doll is seven inches tall, and Funko terms them, “Wacky Wobblers,” because of the way the head bounces around. Funko has featured George Bush and Bill Clinton dolls, among other presidents, in […]

Name in the Frame

Sports frames

Name in the Frame offers a line of personalized prints and other accessible products that are available through the Internet. What the firm offers is access to high quality images, which can then be personalized on the spot by the retailer or kiosk. These Name in the Frame photos are often purchased by women for […]