As the year 2013 comes to a close, we look back on some of the key promotional products that were sold throughout the market. According to qcalliance.org, the top items that flourished this year can be divided into three main categories: drink and food containers, apparel and tech gadgets.
Drink & Food:
The drink ware category included flavor infusing water bottles and spill-proof coffee tumblers and water bottles, a promotional classic. Also heavily sold this year were filtered drink ware, providing water straight from the tap and custom food containers, all ready for a home packed lunch.
Must have clothing items for this year included poly/cotton t-shirts as well as corporate apparel. Camouflage prints also proved to be a hit for 2013, which displayed the rugged American spirit. Finally, sunglasses did well because of their low prices, multitude of colors and ability to be used all year round.
The most popular promotional items for tech gadgets included ear buds, carrying cases, USB drives and mobile accessories. These items predict to be a top favorite in the years to come.
Keep in mind that full color products proved to be well-liked by customers this year. Imprints with bold, bright colors will get your message across and will definitely get noticed by your customers.