Spotlight On Prizes: Valentines Items Join Latest Candy And Toy Mixes; Redemption Plus Offers Ticket-To-Prize Packaging

Posted On: 1/10/2012

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December11 Spotlight on Prizes

BMI MERCHANDISE believes that bigger is better when it comes to prizes, and offers a wide variety of attractive large items for redemption counters. Pictured at right are a few of them: a retro-styled countertop cotton candy machine, Ibanez electric guitar, Razor electric scooter, and "big box" games, including a mini pool table and air hockey table set. BMI (formerly Bonita Marie International) also offers a complete assortment of smaller items for cranes and other merchandisers.

HMS MONACO's expanded electronics prize lineup appeals to teens and young adults with the incentive to play to win. It includes MP3, MP4 and MP5 players, netbook computers, tablets, cellphones, portable TVs and remote-control helicopters. HMS Monaco can custom loop and strap electronics for proper vending in prize machines.

PLAY TIME TOYS is rolling out a new line of assorted sport balls, including a football, soccer ball and basketball. The 100-piece mix ships inflated.

REDEMPTION PLUS has tickets-to-prizes packaging to add a custom splash of style and color to attract attention. The larger header card ensures each item triggers the sensor as it's dispensed, for greater efficiency.

S&B CANDY & TOY CO. is rolling out a winner-every-time candy crane chocolate mix for the winter months. The brand-name chocolate favorites, well-suited for sites with both kids and adults like bowling centers, include M&M's, Snickers, Milky Way, 3 Musketeers, Charleston Chews, Junior Mints and Hershey bars. Call (800) 773-0531.

SURESHOT REDEMPTION's Happy Feet Two plush hits redemption counters and cranes to coincide with the release of the cartoon sequel. The 10.5" to 11.5" mix features Mumble the tap-dancing penguin and crew, Erik, Boadicia and Ramon. (888) 887-8738.

THE TOY BARN is shipping its exclusive Valentine prepack plush mixes in small (7" to 11") and jumbo (12" to 16") sizes. Prices begin at $1.25 apiece. Call (877) 869-2276.