Inside the Mall: January 2018 Popular Products

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Setting your business up for success can be difficult, especially when you’re in the mall cart and kiosk industry. Ever-changing trends are the base for a lot of these small businesses, which means staying on top of them is an extremely important part of product and inventory planning.

Keeping on top of trends can be difficult, though. Especially when you don’t have a lot of time to go wander around mall after mall and look at which kiosks are bustling with customers and which are abandoned in the aisle. To help save you time, we’ve compiled some of the top trending products being sold by mall carts and kiosks for January 2018.

Stress Relief

There are a lot of stressed out people in the world. From worrying about work to dealing with a careful of kids, everyone has something that leaves them feeling like they just need to squeeze something. That’s where stress relievers and squishes come into play. Setting up your business with a set of unique stress balls or gel-feeling squishes is a great way to grab an additional sale or two from wandering potential customers.

Jewelry

Jewelry is a huge industry itself, but even within this segment, there are trends that are always shifting and changing. At the beginning of 2018, there’s a clear trend that tells us one thing about consumers: They want sparkling, fingerprint-free jewelry. From stainless steel pieces in all styles and shapes, to cleaners that are dedicated to giving consumers the shiniest, cleanest jewelry on the planet.

Personalization

Adding a little flair to products is a great way to stand out from other retailers. From small souvenirs and trinkets to personalized signs, adding a customized touch to almost anything is sure to at least help grab the attention of shoppers and draw them to your booth.

Taking personalization a step further, t-shirts from Unlabeled Society are becoming hot commodities. These shirts have a dry erase-style panel on the front, making it essentially one of the most customizable apparel products on the market.

All About the Pets

Pet items are always in demand. From toys and brushes to monogrammed or otherwise customizable beds, pet owners are always looking for something new to get their furry friends. Finding a way to incorporate a pet item or two in your lineup, even if your business isn’t focused on pets, could be a great way to boost sales.

Technology

Technology, especially products that consumers are constantly needing replacements or upgrades for, will forever be a popular choice for mall kiosks. Portable external battery packs and charging cables of every color and size are big hits, pairing well with cell phone cases or other small gadgets or toys.

Virtual reality is also starting to break into the kiosk market, helping to draw potential customers in with the appeal of an experience that they can’t have anywhere else. While it’s still extremely limited, seeing VR breaking into the cart and kiosk space is definitely something to keep an eye on.

What product have you seen taking over? Let us know in the comments below.

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