Product Launches Come to Hubba! Last Year’s Best and Brightest
As we settle into the new year, Hubba’s Community Management team has been making some resolutions. The jury’s out on if they’ll resolve to organize the files on their desktop or go to yoga on their lunch breaks, but they have decided upon one thing for certain: 2017 is going to be the ‘Year of the Brand’.
They’ve been thinking a lot about how to further highlight the amazing brands on Hubba to the retailers trying to find them. “One of our top priorities is to bring trending products to retailers,” says Liana Fisher, one of our Community Managers. “This year, we’re going to put a focus on showcasing product launches from our community.”
The campaign will bring opportunities for your brand to amplify product launches to a B2B audience all year around, not just at trade shows. “Often brands launch products on social media and their website, which generally attract a B2C audience. But this is a chance to launch your product to an active B2B market!”
To kick off the campaign, we set out to find the most innovative and successful product launches on our network from last year! So without further ado, here are the Best New Products of 2016.
Best New Products of 2016
Made from Huy Fong’s original proprietary Sriracha Sauce recipe and premium quality Red Gold® Ketchup. Sriracha’s intensely flavorful blend of sun-ripened chili peppers and garlic adds the perfect kick to premium-quality tomato ketchup. Made with real sugar, this amazingly delicious and spicty ketchup is the perfect way to spice up an dish, including sandwiches, burgers and fries.
From business trips to exciting vacations alike, carry and radiate that special old-world flair whenever you travel, with this stunning Leather bag that’s handmade exclusively from Johnny Fly. Tanned without the use of chemicals or dyes, but rather through a natural method that spans way back into the old centuries, and involves special treatment with salt water and sunlight; this bags tawny color will only grow richer and darker with use.
We have redesigned our Cat Ball® cat bed to be a whale! What cat doesn’t want to sit inside the belly of a whale while taking a nap? Our shark Cat Ball® cat bed has been such a success that we wanted to create another marine creature for your cat’s comfort, so welcome the cetacean!
Hammock Ready Design: Specifically sized and patterned to provide comfort and no-slip security while sleeping in all hammock. Body Mapping Technology: Our specially developed V-shaped design delivers superior support and comfort no matter how you sleep – on your side, stomach or back.
Moonlite is the first bedtime story projector that uses the flash from your mobile phone to project story images. All of the words to the story appear on the screen of your phone, within the Moonlite app, making it easy to read while projecting the images. The Moonlite app also contains things like sound effects to make the reading experience more immersive for children.
The most stylish, sport semi-rim out there, the Seventh has a flat top to give it a more casual appearance than its more aggressive-looking peers. And it does this without sacrificing the performance benefits that make semi rims so popular for athletic endeavours. In fact, the Seventh performs better than many frames out there because of its fully-adjustable, hydrophilic nose pads and temple tips that allow you to custom fit the frame to suit your face, your helmet and the desired amount of airflow behind the lens.
Petcube Play is the next-generation of the Petcube Camera, the original, best-selling pet camera. Redesigned to be more compact, Petcube Play promotes real-time play and exercise with an optimized laser toy, and autoplay mode enables regular playtime when owners’ busy schedules get in the way. Petcube Play’s wide angled camera comes with advanced features, including clear 1080p HD video, 24/7 video recording, 3x digital zoom, two-way audio, sound and motion alerts, and night vision.
Do dog bowls exist in nature? Of course not! Dogs are incredibly intelligent companions, and their natural instinct is to forage. We created the PAW5 Rock ‘N Bowl as the first dog bowl actually designed for dogs and their natural canine behavior. With our Simply Challenging™ design, we make sure that the Rock ‘N Bowl is as easy to use for us humans as any other dogs bowl: just dump the food in the top, and then the real challenge starts for your pup!
Ultra EPA + DHA contains highly concentrated essential omega-3 fatty acids that support cardiovascular health, cognition, immunity and mobility.* Clinical studies have shown that EPA helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels and supports mood, while DHA can support cognitive health.*
Suffuse fragile strands in a balanced blend of nourishing argan and sweet almond oils, and pure water. Sun Elixir is a dry oil mist that gently coats hair in hydrating plant oils, evenly dispersed with a blend of water to soften and smooth hair without weighing it down. Enhanced with jasmine essential oil for a whisper-light scent that gently fades after application to leave hair fresh and revived.
See why we’re the best lemonade stand available on the market hands down! Our Easy Lemonade Stands are 34″ x 34″ x 27″. We found the majority of card tables to be this exact size. It will still fit a square card table sized within a few inches. Back is open for easy access to storage. Card Table Not Included.
Get your mental gears spinning with this bending, clicking, shape-shifting brainteaser! Moving from one challenge card to the next, it’s up to you to fold this connected collection of sixteen colorful gears into the perfect positions that match each image. Start out with the first card and it might seem easy. But keep on working through medium, hard, and extra hard – “Wait, if this color’s here, then how can that one be way up there?” It’s not long before your synapses are in a jam and you’re forced to shift to a higher gear of thinking!
Caliber’s top of the line flagship Crossflame Pro Grills have been designed to offer the performance that commercial chefs expect coupled with beauty in design that will surely be the focal point of your outdoor kitchen and entertaining area. The 3 burner plus rotisserie on this model integrates the popular dual Power Pro™ top burners for a well-rounded culinary center. This grill head can build into a non-combustible outdoor island, or offered for installation onto one of our Culinary Center Carts or with additional accessories to be built into an island.
Single Serve Espresso Brewer compatible with Nespresso and other compatible capsules. Very small footprint saves counter space – 19 bars Italian Pump for professional espresso extraction. – Easy and Intuitive to use.Single Button Operation. No need for coffee amount programming and calibration. Removable and height-adjustable Drip Tray Tray accommodates various espresso cup sizes and types.
Keep your eyes open for messages from your industry’s Community Manager on how you can launch your product on Hubba, and put it in front of the retailers looking for it!