SqwishLand Toys travels to Europe

Tubz Brands secures European rights for Sqwishland products – 20 million sold in USA each year Squish landUK vending franchise Tubz Brands has acquired European distribution rights for the Sqwishland brand, which currently sells over 20 million toy capsules a year in the US. This means Tubz Brands will be the first and currently only […]

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Winner of 2016 Best 1″ Toy


Thank you, thank you, thank you! We are in an industry where consistency and innovation are sought after and needed to sustain relevance in this industry from a supplier standpoint. It challenging to maintain, year after year, I am grateful and honored that we can supply a toy that puts food on bulk vendors operators […]

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Brand’s Craig Goodman Heads Bulk Vending Safety Committee


By Vending Times Staff Reporter – Issue Date: Vol. 55, No. 4, April 2015, Posted On: 4/1/2015 PHOENIX — The National Bulk Vendors Association has named Craig Goodman chairman of the association’s Product Safety and Compliance Committee. Goodman is sales manager of Ventura, CA-based Brand Vending Products. The committee is responsible for monitoring state and national legislation for any proposed changes […]

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Brand’s Creature Clings, Mushmallows Target 1″/25¢ Bulk Capsule Market


By Vending Times Staff Reporter – Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 11, November 2014, Posted On: 11/6/2014 VENTURA, CA — New from Brand Vending Products are Creature Clings animal rings and Mushmallows figures and pencil toppers. Both are for 1″ capsules and recommended for 25¢ vends. Creature Clings rings have a tail that combines form and function by wrapping around the […]

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Brand’s New Capsule Toys Cultivate Creativity


by Nick Montano, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 53, No. 6, June 2013, Posted On: 6/11/2013 SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Brand Vending Products has taken the wraps off three capsule items designed to engage the imaginations of young patrons during the summer vacation. The new items belong to Brand’s first self-vend, do-it-yourself line. Grobubbles is a 2″ capsule containing organic […]

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Brand Unveils Limited Edition Luminous Sqwishland Series


by Tim Sanford, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 5, May 2011, Posted On: 6/2/2011 SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Now available from Brand Vending Products is the latest addition to its popular Sqwishland line, a glow-in-the-dark limited edition mix. Sqwishland animal figurines are packed in 1″ capsules accompanied by unique codes that purchasers can redeem for “Sqwish Cash” when playing the online Sqwishland […]

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BRAND VENDING PRODUCTS: Industry Innovator Marks 20 Years In Business


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 51, No. 2, February 2011, Posted On: 2/21/2011 When Brand Vending Products first opened its doors for business in 1991, the flat segment of bulk vending bore little resemblance to what it is today. Launched by Randy and Lauri Brand, the company brought temporary tattoos to the industry. Flat vending was still seen as […]

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Democracy of play in a capsule


by Dax Logue, Brand Vending Products – August 6th, 2010 SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Sqwishland.com is taking the online world by storm with 29 million units sold and it’s just out of Beta – making the iPad sales look sluggish. With its very simple concept, it’s hard to know why it hasn’t been done before. Think vending […]

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Pros And Cons Of Licensed Products


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 49, No.9, September 2009, Posted On: 9/11/2009 Licensed products entered the bulk vending industry in a big way more than a decade ago, and though right now they may be down, they’re far from out. According to experts in both the licensing and bulk vending businesses, the category will remain viable and […]

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Bulk Vending Show Sees Success Amid Weak Trade Atmosphere


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 49, No.4, April 2009, Posted On: 4/20/2009 LAS VEGAS — A reinvigorated National Bulk Vendors Association shined at Bally’s Casino Las Vegas, where the association held its annual convention and trade show from April 16 to 18. The NBVA show exceeded expectations, and drew rave reviews from both operators and exhibitors. “Surprise! […]

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THE YEAR AHEAD IN BULK: Industry Pros Expect Some Improvement


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 49, No.1, January 2009, Posted On: 1/25/2009 Although 2008 saw the American economy battered by high fuel prices, tight credit, flagging retail sales and high-profile business failures, bulk industry pros seem cautiously optimistic about 2009. In a casually unscientific survey of both operators and suppliers, bulk experts pointed to a number of […]

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Proper Merchandising Of Bulk Equipment Improves Sales And Customer Retention


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 48, No.3, March 2008, Posted On: 3/27/2008 U.S.A. — Merchandising has always presented unique challenges for the bulk vending operator. For an industry in which the vast majority of sales are impulse purchases, location-based marketing is critical yet confined by a unique set of limitations – such as the size of signage, […]

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It’s all about the kids!


by Dax Logue, Brand Vending Products – April 5th, 2006 Brand Mails Spring-Summer Catalog Sporting New Mantra Brand Vending Products, a leading manufacturer and supplier of flat vendibles and capsuled toys, has announced the availability of its new catalogue. Featuring 50 pages that incorporate the firm’s complete line, the recently released catalog boasts a new look […]

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NBVA’s Jacksonville Confab Marks 55th Anniversary Of Industry Show


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 45, No. 4, April 2005, Posted On: 4/11/2005 JACKSONVILLE, FL – Sun, fun and plenty of bulk vending will highlight this year’s National Bulk Vendors Association convention and trade show here this month. NBVA officials anticipate more than 600 showgoers will make the journey to the Sunshine State in search of the latest products, equipment and information […]

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IN STEP WITH LAURI LOGUE: Flat Vend Innovator Advances Genre By Emphasizing Merchandise Value


by Hank Schlesinger, Vending Times – Issue Date: Vol. 44, No. 12, December 2004, Posted On: 12/14/2004 SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Shhhhhhh’ Lauri Logue is one of those “quiet trailblazers.” Since co-founding Brand Vending Products more than a decade ago, she’s not only become a bulk vending icon, but has led the way for women in the industry. Although not the first […]

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