The Open Search - held twice a year in June and December - gives Insiders the opportunity to submit ideas from any product category.
It works just like our sponsor-specific Live Product Searches, except we’ll work with any consumer goods retailer or manufacturer in any mass-appeal category.Learn more about becoming an Insider
Live Product Search
Edison Nation runs idea searches to match your inventions with the needs of the world’s largest brands.
Simply tell your invention’s story through our secure Live Product Search system. Our team reviews each idea and narrows the submissions down to the finalists, which are presented to the search sponsor.
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- Minimum Advance
- 20 Years Percentage
- of Sales or Buyout
One of the country’s most beloved retailers, Christmas Tree Shops serves up holiday cheer year-round in more than 50 store locations. Going beyond the expected holiday décor and decorations, Christmas Tree Shops also sells just about any gift you could ask for under your tree.
With the holiday season in full swing, Christmas Tree Shops is partnering with Edison Nation to discover new holiday décor items as well as gifts to put under the tree.
Don’t let the name fool you – Christmas Tree Shops offers an annual assortment of fun, useful and traditional items. Christmas Tree Shops selection of categories includes:
• Kitchen gadgets
• Household furnishings
• Small appliances
• Novelty gifts
• Holiday décor and decorations
• Food prep items
When developing your submission, ask yourself these questions:
• Can my product be put on or under a Christmas tree?
• Does my product make a good gift?
• Will my product make people happy?
• Does my product solve a problem?
• Is my product an incredible value – a bargain that can’t be missed!
• Can my idea be easily explained or demonstrated in a visually interesting manner?
• Can Santa’s elves make my product in less than 12 months?
Reward: Advance & Royalties
Licensed ideas will receive a $2,500 minimum advance on 20 years percentage of sales or buyout. We split the licensing royalties 50/50 with you on the products that we select. Royalties vary based upon the product but we always earn industry-leading rates.
Your submission must be unique and protectable. We encourage you to submit a visual representation of your product (i.e., sketch, photo, video…).
The cost to submit an idea at Edison Nation is just $25 ($20 for gold members). This fee covers Edison Nation’s product screening process.
For further information on Christmas Tree Shops and the products it carries, please visit www.christmastreeshops.com