The California Clock Company is one of the few firms that can boast that their products have been made in America since the 1930s. As manufacturer of the Kit-Cat Clock for 82 years, California Clock has built both a great product and an ongoing legacy.
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The Bug-A-Salt works on a very simple, very original idea: it shoots a tiny pinch of ordinary table salt with deadly accuracy at flying insects, killing them instantly. From a distance of two to four feet, the gun shoots a six to eight inch shotgun pattern, making it easy to target flies, mosquitoes, and other flying insects on screens, windows, light fixtures or tables.
LuvaLamps are Danish-designed lighting fixtures that also happen to be 3-D puzzles. “It is an interesting combination,” says Jon Scheerz, president of Product Hunters, Inc., which distributes the lamps. “They started back in the ’70s as a holiday decoration in pure white, then over the years added 18 solid colors.
HangerWare Inc. is making hanging up clothes easier. The GlideHanger eliminates the need to unbutton, unzip or even thread the hanger up through the bottom of garments that have narrow necks. Instead, the GlideHanger can be quickly inserted through the neck of the garment.
SJT Enterprises, a consumer products company, has introduced a new series of decorative wood plaques with a “primitive” or rustic look to them. Like all SJT’s products, the new plaques are made in the USA. The plaques measure 5” x 10.” Wholesale price is $2.97 and suggested retail is $7.99 to $9.99.
Specialty retail is a promising category for small business operators. Whether starting a new business or expanding into another product line, carts and kiosks offer retailers the opportunity to run rewarding businesses in choice locations.
SJT Enterprises, a consumer products company, has introduced a new series of retro railroad decorative wooden plaques featuring the artwork of Peter Lerro. The line comprises, at present, 12 now defunct railroad company logos, with more to be added in the near future
Shoofly Spray from Telam Corp. is a new, nontoxic and all natural insect repellant that is safe for humans and animals. Made in the USA, the product is composed of 14 types of vegetation, and does not contain DEET.
SJT Enterprises, a consumer products company that manufactures all its merchandise in the USA, has introduced a new series of decorative wooden plaques with dog breeds.
Colorful Fire is an easy to use, safe and affordable way to enhance a fire with a brilliant display of colored flames. The packets produce intense colors with no smoke, odor or noxious fumes, and can be used for any indoor or outdoor fire.