Issue Date: Vol. 52, No. 2, February 2012, Posted On: 2/22/2012
Spotlight On Prizes: 2012 Easter Merchandise
Easter plush, skill crane, redemption game, amusement machine with prize, crane supplies, redemption supplies, Spotlight On Prizes, Play Time Toys, S&B Candy and Toy Co, Redemption Plus
REDEMPTION PLUS is encouraging operators to stock up on Easter plush now to fully leverage consumer excitement around the April 8 holiday. Its seasonal kits come in small (7"-10") and jumbo (11" to 16") sizes; They ship 100 pieces per kit, averaging $1.30 apiece, and 50 pieces with a $2.50 average, respectively.
PLAY TIME TOYS says its Easter plush crane mixes, in regular, medium and jumbo sizes, are "irresistible."
S&B CANDY AND TOY CO. is shipping a colorful assortment of candy and toy items themed to the Easter holiday. They range from painted egg kaleidoscopes and Easter-themed gliders, crayons and rubber ducks, to candy-filled eggs, Easter Tootsie fruit rolls and Easter egg mints. S&B's jumbo Easter plush mix includes 30 different pieces. "Easter is a great season for plush cranes," said Marty Luepker, S&B's product manager. "The pastel colors breathe new life into the cranes."