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December 9, 2016

Latest issue available to read online now

The December/January issue of ETO is available to read online now and although we’re still in December, like all switched on retailers, its focus is on Valentine’s Day. Our team explore gifts that will keep on giving, Darker delights, soft options, sensual lingerie, and what retailers could be doing to attract more female first-timers at [...]
December 9, 2016

A Happy New Year for all licensed retailers?

The long-running legal battle that a group of licensed stores have had with Westminster City Council appears to have concluded, and the result should mean that the days of retailers paying exorbitant licence fees are over, regardless of where in the UK they are located.
December 9, 2016

Partner and Partner Plus now at Creative Conceptions

Creative Conceptions is now stocking the Partner and Partner Plus toys – made by the same company that made such a splash in the market earlier this year with the Satisfyer Pro 2. Creative Conceptions said: “The Partner toy was created for both partners to experience and enjoy. Worn during lovemaking, the vibrator stimulates both [...]
December 9, 2016

Scala Playhouse assembles Grey and Valentine selections

ETO is not the only place retailers can find inspiration if they are looking for products to add to their Valentine selection: Scala Playhouse has curated two collections that, according to the distributor, offer an instant overview of the best gift-ideas for consumers. The two collections, called Mr Grey’s Darker Choice and the romantic Valentine’s [...]

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December 9, 2016

EDC receives Gazelle growth award

EDC Wholesale has announced that it has received the Dutch FD Gazelle 2016 Award. The Gazelle award is presented by the Dutch daily Het Financieele Dagblad and it recognises companies that have grown their turnover by at least 20% in the past three years. EDC Wholesale says it is one of the fastest growing companies [...]
December 7, 2016

Work starts on new Topco lab facility

Topco has announced it has started work on the construction of a state-of-the-art US-based laboratory facility boasting 7,000 square feet and FDA 510(k) certification. The company says this move will allow it to expand its catalogue and extend its private label capabilities. The new facility will handle existing Topco-branded products such as Liquid Sex, Sex [...]
December 7, 2016

DS-Lite: a ‘game-changer’ in the realistic doll sector

Not to be confused with the Nintendo Game Boy console of the same name, the DS-Lite is the latest realistic doll to be brought into the UK by Cloud Climax. The firm says its low price will ensure DS-Lite will be ‘a game-changer’ in the realistic dolls market. It features lightweight materials (it weighs just [...]
December 7, 2016

Connect for play at Scala Playhouse

Scala Playhouse is now stocking the Durex Lovers Connect, which the distributor describes as a great way for lovers to re-connect their passion and explore each other’s bodies in a sensual way. The product contains two pleasure gels: one for him and one for her. The gel for women has a warming effect while the [...]