At the start of this year, we brought you a list of hot and inexpensive products to explore in 2018.
Now that summer is upon us, there’s a whole new range of trending products to sell — and a whole new market of hungry buyers — to explore and.
In this list, we’ll look at the hot new products you can sell this summer.
1. Weight Loss and Diet Products
Come summer, come summer body goals.
This is a broad category, of course, but it has some evergreen products. Some of these are:
Protein bars are a
For example, here’s Google Trends report for protein bars:
Note how the demand spikes around summer, then dips right before winter? 😉
Juices — fresh or packaged — are a big hit in hot summer months. Both because of their refreshing properties and health benefits.
Take a look at Google trends for juices. Notice how there are always two spikes — one around January, and another before summer?
Protein powder (often just whey protein) is one of the most popular sources of protein for fitness enthusiasts. And just like protein bars, demand spikes up around January and summer.
2. Keto Diet
Keto is a dietary program that emphasizes proteins and fats and (almost) completely removes carbohydrates from the diet.
With celebs like Lebron James and Jessica Biel following it, Keto has quickly become one of the most
Given the massive fat loss associated with keto, it’s a great product category to sell this summer.
These are like protein bars, except that they have higher protein and fat content and negligible carbohydrates.
Books related to keto diet are going up in demand:
Another hot new product to sell is protein and
Demand has been up and up:
These are food supplements that supply additional protein and fat. They’re becoming increasingly popular among people struggling to meet their nutritional targets.
3. Waterproof Bluetooth Speakers
Bluetooth speakers have been around for a while, yet not everyone has them in 2018.
The popularity spikes during the holiday season (electronic goods make good gifts), but summers show steady growth as well.
4. Retro Sunglasses
Sunglasses are obviously a big hit around summer. The sun is out and people like to be outdoors. So of course, they’ll want to keep their eyes protected (and look cool).
But instead of simply selling sunglasses, niche down.
One type of sunglasses that have been doing particularly well recently is 90’s sunglasses.
Remember Neo from Matrix and his skinny black sunglasses? Thanks to the 90’s nostalgia, they are back in fashion. Other trendy designs are
Matcha is a green tea powder that has climbed the popularity charts due to its health benefits. Essentially, this is a form of green tea that is dried, powdered and added to drinks.
Matcha is rich in caffeine and theanine — two
Little wonder that its Google Trends report looks like this:
Given the health benefits, it’s a fantastic product to add to your product line this summer.
6. Car Air Purifiers
With a healthy lifestyle trending more than ever, health gadgets have a strong presence among products that are in demand.
Car air purifiers come in a variety of forms, sizes, and designs. They are usually plugged into a car’s cigarette lighter. Such purifiers are supposed to reduce dust and other allergens in your car, as well as odors like tobacco or fast food.
7. Selfie Ring Lights
Summer means it’s time to hit the outdoors. And when you’re outdoors, you’ll want to take some photographs.
Selfie ring lamps are portable LED babies that you can clip on your phone to take better selfies during night summer parties or elsewhere. You can buy some of them on AliExpress for under $5, so not only do they make a hot new product to sell, but also a perfect gift for your customers (everyone takes selfies!).
8. Travel Bags
Here’s an evergreen product you can’t go wrong with in the summer: a travel bag.
Traveling the world is getting more and more popular, so the demand for travel bags has been increasing for a long time.
Can you come up with a smart new design that will win the hearts of Instagram travel bloggers?
9. Enamel Pins
Enamel pins are colorful accessories that have become popular over the last couple of years. Often quirky and laden with
If you sell clothes or accessories, consider adding these to your store. You might even want to design some of your own if you have a manufacturing partner.
Wearing clothes with the name of your idol on them feels good. It also makes it easier to attract
So take your chance and launch a new product line — especially since Google Trends shows the increasing demand for merch products.
Try to pack your store catalog with an equal distribution of evergreen and trending products. This way, you ensure a steady trickle of sales (from evergreen products) as well as regular sales spikes (from trending products).
For summer 2018, you can start off by picking from some of the products listed above.
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