With Halloween right around the corner, and Black Friday preparation right after that, the holiday shopping season is upon us and consumers are hotly anticipating this year. Yes Marketing reported that holiday shopping is expected to start as early as October this year, as more and more consumers are getting a head start on their lists.
Now is the time to make sure your booths are fully stocked with all the right merchandise for this fun-loving season, including lots of toys, gifts and novelties. In 2018, The Toy Association said that toy sales in the U.S. reached over $21 billion. Of that amount, outdoor and sports toys ($4bn), dolls ($3.4bn), and infant and toddler toys ($3.2bn) saw the most profit among categories. To help your business get a head start, The Merchandiser has a list of some of the best-selling toys and gifts for the holiday season.
Baby’s First Kisses Doll from Goldberger Co.
The Goldberger Company, a US based doll company for over 100 years, has been creating specialty dolls at mass market prices for all children, especially those under 3. Their most popular doll, Baby’s First Kisses™, is a soft doll that says “I Love You” and gives you a big kiss when you squeeze her tummy. Kisses™ comes with its very own “sanity pocket,” where mom can take out the kissing mechanism for quiet play. Now Baby’s First Kisses™ can be machine washed. The Goldberger Co./ Baby’s First ® offers a lifetime guarantee on all of their toys.
Lourdes Water Key Chain from Christian Mint, LLC
Christian Mint LLC is a manufacturer of religious articles that hold sacred water or soil.
Their Key Ring Chamber holds a vial of water drawn from the Miraculous Spring of Lourdes. In 1858, the Virgin Mary appeared 18 times to a young peasant girl, Bernadette Soubirous, in a grotto in Lourdes, France. Following these apparitions of the Virgin Mary, millions of pilgrims have come each year to the grotto to collect the water that flows from the spring. Let your customers feel the comfort of heavenly protection by taking some Lourdes water with them wherever they go!
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Scarf Cooling Insert from Secret Scarves
Secret Scarves has an innovative product that will provide your customers relief from hot flashes, and look fashionable in the process. Their cooling insert can easily be hidden inside any scarf. All one has to do is to soak the insert in water and wring it out, and then fold it inside any scarf of your choice.
Year In History Wooden Plaques from SJT Enterprises
With SJT Enterprises’ new Year in History wood plaques, anyone can see what was newsworthy the year they were born. Measuring 5” x 5” in size, these plaques include a handy twine to hang them as well as an easel on the back allowing stand-up display. SJT offers a floor display of these USA made signs, featuring plaques highlighting 56 years from 1942 to 1998. These plaques are quick sellers and make for a perfect birthday or anniversary gift.
Wireless Earbuds from Upstate Import
Rated as one of Upstate Import’s top sellers, these wireless earbuds offer high quality sound and Bluetooth for talking on the phone. Each set comes with a convenient charging box. With 8 different colors to choose from, this product makes for a perfect stocking stuffer.
Trivet & Wall Decor from Royal Crafters
Royal Crafters designs a variety of beautiful handmade decor that can be used as trivets or wall hangings. Each image is unique and features an array of colors and different images including animals, sugar skulls, Aztec designs, nature, flowers and many others. The company can also create custom designs for your business.
Electric Monster Truck from Redcat Racing
This motorized car is one of the highest quality remote control cars out there, able to roll over small logs and other obstacles, as well as able to lean while cornering, providing additional bite and traction. Each truck comes assembled and ready to run with a battery pack and charger.
Model Rocket Kits from LOC Precision
LOC-I series rocket kits are perfect for anyone’s first time model flight. Built with extreme durability and strength, the Big Nuke model can fly up to 2,000 ft in the air. They are tons of fun and super affordable as holiday gifts.
LED Sky Toy from Spin Copter
Known as the “premier LED toy in the sky,” Spin Copters will have children occupied for hours. These copters can be shot up to 150 ft in the air and come in three custom designs with unique patterns and six different colors. Each copter is super bright and has LED lights to light up the night sky.
Cross Statue from Duality Cross
This signature product is a 6” two-sided Duality Cross with the slogan “No Matter How Bad It Gets,” on the front, and “There Is Reason To Hope,” on the back. This two-sided statue has the crucified Christ on the front as well as the risen Christ on the back. Offering a message of hope and faith for a better future, it’s the perfect gift for any Christian home.