June, July, and August are the busiest months for vacationers. 51% of Americans plan to travel in July alone. Make the most of summer sales by stocking a combination of everyday essentials and fun surprises. Here are some of our favorite picks for this year.
For beach destination and other sunny tourist spots, sunglasses are an obvious best-seller. Stock a combination of classic black and brown styles with more colorful sunglasses, like this pair, to ensure something for everyone.
Handmade Walking Sticks
Handmade walking sticks constructed out of unique woods and naturally shed antlers are a unique souvenir for parks, campgrounds, and hiking destinations.
DIY Charm Bracelets
EcoSmart Designs has a line called The Blueprint Project that lets retailers set up a charm bracelet and necklace station. Shoppers choose their bracelet, pick their own charms, and leave with a custom piece of jewelry. The interactive display is great for one-of-a-kind souvenirs.
Beach Themed Decor
Beachy vacations are the top choice for many American travellers over the summer months. If your shop is in or near a beach town, stock up on small beach-themed decor items to remind shoppers of sandy shores and warm waters all year long. World Buyers has a huge selection to choose from.
Branded Coffee Mugs
You really can’t go wrong here. Coffee mugs are a popular gift and souvenir item all year round. Adding a name-drop or branding for your specific town or tourist attraction adds a lot of value to the shopper at a minimal price to you. This particular Route 66 themed mug is from Fairway Manufacturing Co.
Fairway Manufacturing Co.
Evil Eye Accessories
Evil Eye jewelry, charms, and keychains are popular purchases with travelers because they are meant to ward off misfortune and injury. These bright blue and silver pieces make for a great impulse display by the checkout.
Tsuen May Trading