To proclaim that tech is the must-have accessory for this season is no revelation. Every year, consumers continue to shell out for the latest trending technology and digital innovations continue to permeate more of our everyday tasks. Most consumers depending on their smartphones to stay connected, so it’s no surprise that complementary products are at the top of shoppers’ wish lists. To take advantage of the tech boom, add these Prime Line, in-demand products to your lineup.
Bluetooth® Devices With smartphones dominating the market, consumers are seeking more ways to expand on a smartphone’s capabilities. One way to achieve the ultimate in connected living is with Bluetooth® technology. These wireless devices continue to draw fans and promise to be a part of technology that is here to stay. According to Statista, Bluetooth®-enabled devices worldwide will grow to 10 billion devices in 2018. ReportsnReports.com stated that the global Bluetooth® speaker market is expected to reach $7 billion by 2019- how's that for increasing your brand awareness?
In addition to speakers, Bluetooth®-enabled headphones are growing in demand, thanks to shoppers looking for wireless tech experiences, as well as Apple’s elimination of the headphone port. Need more evidence? The NPD Group found that Bluetooth® headphones saw a 42 percent year-over-year increase in sales in 2017. When it comes to promotional applications, Bluetooth® headphones are great for the entertainment industry or for business travel applications. Bluetooth® speakers are also popular for college students and holiday gifts.
Smart Devices The connected home, the connected wrist, the connected water bottle—we’re living in a connected world, and it’s smart devices that run the show. In the coming years, there will be no shortage of smart products driving profits in the digital world. According to Gartner Inc., there will be 20.4 billion connected products by 2020.
One of the hottest sellers this year will be the smartwatch. Consumers love using them to track their fitness regimes, send quick texts and monitor their sleep. In 2018, unit sales are expected to almost double to 141 million, according to Statista. In addition, fitness tracker revenue is expected to reach $2.57 billion by 2018, making connected wrist accessories a smart bet for corporate meetings and wellness programs.