San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 3, 2011
Spooner, Inc. http://www.spoonerboards.com manufacturer of “The Spooner” which is a balance trainer designed to simulate board maneuvers for ages 4 and up, announced today they are exhibiting at the International Toy Fair in New York, NY, which will be held Feb. 11th-16th.
“The International Toy Fair is an ideal venue for us to execute our national and international market expansion plans,” said Bernie Miller, CEO and co-founder of Spooner, Inc. “Our rapid growth through specialty retail stores such as Learning Express in 2010, has driven retail interest in Q1 of 2011. We are excited that the Toy Show is expected to bring thousands of possible buyers to experience the fun and benefits of the Spooner Board first hand.”
Originating from cutting a plastic dog igloo at the back of the founders’ surf shop in San Diego, The Spooner allows kids and teens to simulate all kinds of board sports safely on any surface indoors or out. Spooner, Inc. is also seeing strong demand for “The Spooner” as part of elementary, middle school and after school physical education programs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uyPmIZ3Irc
Miller, who is also a producer and on-air personality for the national Planet X television series, said that the booming interest in action sports shows, including the winter and summer X-Games, is driving strong demand for The Spooner.
“Specialty stores through out the country reported The Spooner as their number one seller,” states Reuben Guymer, VP of Sales and Marketing. “It’s been a crazy ride. Bernie and I literally spooned around the country for two years living off of our sales. I am thrilled we finally made it to the Toy Fair.”
About The Company
Spooner, Inc. was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA. Launched by three surfers with a business plan scribbled on a napkin, the Company has gone from garage manufacturing to rapid sales growth in retail stores around the country. All components are 100% Made in America. The company has expanded internationally with distributors in England and Japan with retail stores in Canada and Puerto Rico. The company has grown 400% in 2010 and is looking to triple their sales in 2011.