The recently created gift division will offer an extensive selection of brand new plush, toys and giftware for 2015.This new arm of the company will help us focus on building our core retail business with an emphasis on zoos, aquariums and museums.
Fall River, MA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014
Rhode Island Novelty (RINCO), the nation’s largest wholesale distributor of amusement toys, novelties, giftware and souvenir items, announced today the official launch of the company’s Gifts and Souvenir Division. The newly formed division will broaden Rhode Island Novelty's reach beyond its successful wholesale marketplaces. The company named Jeff Shaughnessy to lead the new division.
Rhode Island Novelty will be combing a focused sales and support team to represent the new division that will consist of the Adventure Planet™, MistCo™, souvenir imprinting, custom imprinting, and full custom design lines of the company.
“The recently created gift division will offer an extensive selection of brand new plush, toys and giftware for 2015,” said Bob Nowak, Rhode Island Novelty CEO and President. “This new arm of the company will help us focus on building our core retail business with an emphasis on zoos, aquariums and museums.”
The Gifts and Souvenir Division will be representing Rhode Island Novelty at the following upcoming trade shows and events:
- NY NOW – August 17-20, 2014
- Fort Lauderdale Gift Show – August 23-26, 2014
- Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show – September 17-20, 2014
- Galveston Gift & Resort Merchandise Show – October 13-15, 2014
- Gulf Coast Gift Show at Panama City Beach – October 22-24, 2014
- International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) – November 3-7, 2014
- The Souvenir Super Show (SSS) – November 3-7, 2014
- Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show – December 7-10, 2014
- Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market – January 6-13, 2015
Mr. Shaughnessy most recently served as a Sales Representative with the Rhode Island Novelty team and has over 10 years of experience in the sales industry. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business and commerce from Boston College.
“We are excited to have Jeff advance at Rhode Island Novelty and lead our Gifts and Souvenir Division,” said Mr. Nowak. “He brings with him a breadth of general sales knowledge and a great understanding of our product.”
About Rhode Island Novelty
Rhode Island Novelty® (RINCO), founded in 1986, is the nation’s leading designer, importer, and wholesale distributor of amusement toys, novelties, giftware, souvenir items, stationery and incentive merchandise. The Rhode Island Novelty family of brands represents some of the most notable names in our industry, including, NANCO®, Adventure Planet™, Giftco™, MistCo™, Fun Services®, and Toy Network™. The collective portfolio of proprietary and licensed products includes over 20,000 products spanning multiple categories. Rhode Island Novelty’s dedicated and knowledgeable staff has helped us to become the first choice for Price, Product, and Performance. For more information on Rhode Island Novelty or to view the company’s online catalog, please visit: http://www.rinovelty.com.