March 2021 marked one year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic. At that time, there were many unknowns, but we were all, and still are, in this together. Seeing how this industry made such an impact so quickly makes me feel appreciative to be a part of it. So many of you transitioned to making hand sanitizer and getting as many masks, logoed or not, in the hands of your community to keep people safe. The promotional products industry made its mark this past year; what an accomplishment! One big question still lingers, though….. Why was there a toilet paper shortage again?
Here are the top 10 product categories searched for in March 2021 compared to March 2020. Business changed drastically or came to a complete halt for all of us in March of 2020. This comparison will show how much has changed over this past year.
The following list is the top 25 most popular products in SAGE Online. These products were viewed by more promotional product distributors than any other products. March brings a more diverse group of product categories to the top of the list. Taking up 11 of the top 25 spots in February, Masks only take up 7 in March, leaving room for other products such as beverage insulators and apparel.
To see last month’s list of most popular products click here. Let us know in the comments below if any of these products surprise you!