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.
Big Mouth Toys designs, creates and produces one-of-a-kind humorous novelty toys and gag gifts. The company has more than 500 products, and is introducing 50 new and original items this spring.
Quality Innovations Inc. is a global company with years of experience in product development, manufacturing and marketing. With offices in Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China, and Los Angeles CA, the firm strives to meet the growing demand for new and innovative products within the technology, licensed, generic, toy, and gift and novelty industries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.