Smuggle Your Booze

Smuggle Your Booze

The ultimate in BYOB, Smuggle Your Booze is a line of hot new products for party, novelty and gift retailers. These flasks, cleverly disguised as a tube of sunscreen, tampons, and a soft bag, enable people to bring alcoholic beverages to various events. [Read more]

Top Gifts & Toys At ASD Vegas

Top toys and gifts at ASD

Gifts and toys are big sellers year-round for all kinds of celebrations, special occasions and birthdays. Top suppliers stay ahead of the game by keeping abreast of trends, and continually expanding their offerings of new products designed to sell. [Read more]

Gift Within A Gift Doubles Sales

Don't Shake It gift within a gift

With the holiday buying season in full swing, retailers stand to make 20 to 40 percent of their annual sales in November and December. Inexpensive, add-on items such as Don’t shake it!™ sound effects for gifts can help merchants reach their sales goals. Users simply turn on Don’t shake it! and place it inside a gift box. The sound is activated when the box is moved, masking what is inside to provide additional suspense. [Read more]

Consumers Take Note of Harmonica Necklace

Village square

People of all ages have been having fun with harmonicas for hundreds of years. The musical instrument’s popularity continues with the world’s smallest working harmonica on a necklace from Village Square. The product is a big hit in all kinds of gift and souvenir shops, especially in historic markets, and science and nautical museums. It comes individually bagged with free custom header cards, which can be customized on the front to share company name, event and/or logo, while the back offers simple song instructions. [Read more]

Deluxe Magic Loom Kit Hot Trend for Kids

Quality Innovations Inc. loom kit

One of the biggest trends for kids this year is loom bands, a crafty, rubber band based jewelry that allows children to express their creativity. To meet the huge demand for loom band products, Quality Innovations Inc. has introduced several loom band options, the mother of which is the Deluxe Magic Loom Kit. This mega set contains 600 rubber bands in multiple colors, along with crystal charms and the loom. [Read more]

Hot Trend: Stock up on Loom Links

Monster Trendz loom links

Personalized and customized jewelry is still hugely popular with consumers. Monster Trendz integrates products with the latest trends along with the name of a tourist location or attraction. Neon bracelets are another strong seller, and they are evolving from a novel look for kids into a higher end style at a more mature price point. [Read more]

Flipo to Unveil Magical Photo Mirror at ASD


Flipo Group Ltd. designs and manufactures distinctive novelty, gift and home décor items. Launched in 1992, much of the firm’s product line, which includes photo frames, bracelets, pet accessories and solar lighting, features LED lights. Building on many successful product introductions, Flipo is announcing the worldwide launch of its exclusive photo mirror at ASD Las […]

Hat Trick Bottle Openers and Accessories


R2B Inc. has developed a new kind of bottle opener, called the Hat Trick, designed to keep the device comfortably close. “I created a bottle opener that attaches to the strap on the back of a baseball hat,” explains Rick Beard, owner. “The opener has a magnet so, when you pop the bottle, the cap […]

StacheTATS Latest Tattoo Fun


StacheTATS, temporary mustache tattoos, are the brainchild of Arthur Jaffee and Trace Adams, former University of Colorado football teammates. The duo launched StacheTATS in November of 2012 with its Jabroni series, and now creates, among others, holiday, glitter and glow in the dark, cause, flag and college “staches.” We have all sorts of colors, sizes […]

Red Cup is Solo No More


Toby Keith wrote a song about the red Solo cup, a well-known disposable beverage container commonly used at colleges and parties. It was that song that inspired Frank Ritchie, sales manager of Crossover Marketing, to take on the job of creating The Red Cup Buddy, a red plastic cup and cozy in one. There are […]