What Were the Best-Selling Items for the Holidays in 2018?

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What were the best-selling items in your online store this holiday season? Did you pick some winners? Did you have—ahem—a couple of losers as well?

While no one can predict the future, perhaps you can learn from the past to prepare for future holiday sales. So in that vein, let’s take a look at what sold well for the holidays in 2018. By reviewing this list, you might be able to make some better guesstimates about what products to offer in your online store for the 2019 holiday season.

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Books, Toys, and Games for Kids L.O.L Surprise!

Popular with little girls in 2018 were L.O.L. Surprise! dolls. Targeted at children five and older—as well as their at parents and grandparents, of course—many of these dolls come packaged in a ball roughly four inches in diameter. Inside, revealed within layers of packaging, the child finds not only one of a series of dolls to collect or trade with friends, but also a number of “surprises,” tiny accessories for the doll.

3D Printing Pen

A product popular with older kids and teens for the holidays in 2018 was a 3D printing pen. Even adults like this toy that uses colorful plastic filaments to doodle in three dimensions.

Solar Balloon

For a toy that teaches kids about science while it amazes and entertains them, how about a solar balloon? Fill this fifty-foot balloon with air on a coolish day, then set

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