“We have a storyteller’s philosophy,” says John Mauck of DM Merchandising.
Kalan LP is a family-owned and operated business. Their mission is to bring cutting edge ideas and designs to the souvenir, gift, and novelty markets.
Each person loses an average of 1.3 socks per month, adding up to 15 socks per year and 1,264 socks over a lifetime.
Ridgeway has supplied unique, American-themed goods to retailers for over thirty years. Based out of Montana, Ridgeway offers raccoon fur hats, hunting and collectible knives, headwear, personalized t-shirts, leather goods, laser jewelry, antler products, sand-carved glassware and many other collectibles and novelties.
Selfie Sticks, which have been a global phenomenon, have begun to win over American consumers, largely due to the success of WholesaleSelfieSticks.com.
Safari Ltd., maker of miniature figures, releases around 70 new figures a year and offers more than a thousand in all. Where in the world do they come up with all those ideas? “We get many suggestions from letters and emails,” says Matthew Mullan, social media specialist. “People comment on Facebook and Instagram. You name it.”
Sometimes it pays to be a couch potato. At least that is true for Irvine Scales, owner of Fit Marketing, LLC. Through Fit Marketing, Scales is poised to launch Smart Cradle in the United States. The product is a novelty item that makes it easy to watch and use a smart phone or tablet while lying down in bed or on a couch.
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.
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.
The U.S. domestic toy market is huge, with sales of $22 billion last year. Toys are always great gifts for special occasions and holidays, as well as just for fun.