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Fidget Spinner – The Trend Product 2017

May 24, 2017

Retail has been waiting for this for over a year. Finally, a new product trend has emerged that will persist for a couple of months and bring retailers almost guaranteed sales.


Since the end of April, the search for “Fidget Spinner” or “Hand Spinner” has been growing exponentially in Google worldwide and by now, more than 1.000 retailers search for suppliers of ”Hand Spinner” or “Fidget Spinner” on the zentrada wholesale marketplaces ( every day.

"These mega trends are rare, promise good sales, but also fight against a shortened life cycle, accelerated by the Internet. Therefore, we recommend our retailers to act fast! This, once again, confirms the value of our buyer platform for the smart, independent retailer”, said zentrada CEO Ingo Schloo.

The kids have already been “spinning” on the playgrounds for weeks. And the topic has also been present in social media for a while. Last week alone, almost 50.000 videos about “Fidget Spinners” were uploaded to YouTube; the search finds almost 4 million results total.

Originally, Hand Spinners were intended to be used for fidgety hands and developed in 1990 to help hyperactive or autistic children to reduce unease and stress. Meanwhile, Fidget Spinners are the trend toy in 2017.

Zentrada is with more than 70.000 products in the toy and giftware segment the leading source for retailers, especially when buying trend products and complement assortments. The wholesale marketplace offers merchants a unique variety of products, possibility of comparison, and online order processing with the TradeSafe service. The suppliers deliver directly from their warehouse stock, and are manufacturers or importers with the best possible price levels.

In the fast-paced business of trend products, the best offers are often sold out quickly, even in intermediate trade. Therefore, fast and consequential actions are required in sourcing for products. And if there are any delivery problems, delays, or transportation damages, the retailer is always protected of cancellations through the TradeSafe payment processing system.


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-“Independent retailers are really close to the customers, but often far away from the best suppliers-“. Therefore, more and more retailers see the chance to make their assortments more attractive and diversified through online sourcing, to survive the tough competition.  

The connects more than 363.128 registered and reachable retailers across Europe with leading assortments and brands of the big suppliers from Europe through the zentrada sourcing platforms and TradeSafe order processing system.  

Since 2005, zentrada added separate teams and marketplaces in France, Spain, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Hungary, and an English EU version to its German headquarters to facilitate this connection. zentrada is pioneer, technology, and market leader in the free European wholesale sourcing for resellers.

More than 500 European importers, manufactures, and wholesalers offer almost 400.000 products, trends, and brand products, as well as stock lots, from all product groups of consumer good trade in their own zentrada-Shops.

The integrated TradeSafe order and payment processing allows retailers to handle orders across suppliers easily, with 100% buyer protection, and enables both parties to be part of international trade without risks and language barriers.  Since 2017, zentrada.Distribution offers central delivery and invoicing for product assortments of big international suppliers.

The zentrada Membership and TradeSafe are always free for commercial wholesale purchases. The membership can be extended for a small membership fee to add PREMIUM Services and the FreeD! Flatrate for free deliveries.

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Ingo Schloo, CEO/General Manager
zentrada Europe GmbH & Co. KG
Friedrich Bergius Ring 32b, D-97076 Würzburg
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