Squire Boone Village has finally solved the “problem with jawbreakers” with a surprisingly simple approach: a lollipop stick. Slobber Jawbbers are the brainchild of company president and CEO Rick Conway, who carried the concept around in his head for years before finally figuring out a way to bring the perfect novelty jawbreaker to market.
May 2014 New Products
The concept for the Sip-N-Oodle started in the backyard pool of Cameron Parker’s father, Chip. “I was a young kid at the time, and everyone was relaxing on noodles in the pool. I was splashing around and getting water in their drinks, and one friend said, “Wouldn’t it be great to design something that keeps the water from getting in there?”
24/7 Skins makes customization possible with a line of skins and wraps for popular consumer electronics and products. The line covers smart phones such as iPhones and Androids, vaporizers, personal computers and tablets, video game consoles, and DJ consoles and personal stereos.
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.
Ancient Essense carries a line of therapeutic essential oils. The company’s chief product is its proprietary blend of frankincense and myrrh, on which five additional scents are based. With gentle and uplifting aromas, Ancient Essense oils can be worn directly on the skin as a perfume, and for meditation and relaxation.
Move over, blueberries. HempMedsPX hopes to introduce consumers to a new superfood: hemp oil derived from industrial hemp that is rich in cannabidiols (CBD) and other healthy constituents.
Up until January, Scentco, Inc. was known for its school fundraising product, scented pencils known as “Smencils.” Now a vibrant, newly redesigned line of pencils, markers, gel pens, and soon, stuffed animals, is available for retailers. “We brought everything on trend and put a lot of design effort into the products. They have a fresh, fun, new look,” explains Sales Director, Brandie Bowers, who is energized about the changes.
If you see flat masks in the U.K.—from a member of the Royal Family to a character from “Doctor Who”—it is very likely a Star Cutouts product. The company is now coming to the U.S. with a variety of masks that feature a collection of all the main characters from the popular “Walking Dead” series on AMC, including Daryl, Rick, and Michonne. “That show has gone completely out of this orbit,” says Steve Hoagland, international licensing and sales director for Star Cutouts, and a key person responsible for the U.S. expansion.
When you are backpacking, every ounce counts. That is why Lightload Towels, which come in a package the size of a hockey puck and weigh in at .5 to .6 ounces, have become so popular with the hiking crowd.
California based Wancube is reinventing the souvenir portrait with their novel 3D printing technology that produces lifelike, custom figurines. The company uses either a 3D scan or a standard 2D photograph to produce an accurate 3D figurine of any subject, including single subjects, couples, families and pets. The figurines are great for all special occasions, including graduations, weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, or whenever a lifelong memory is created.