Home > News > Lion's Den Named 2016 XBIZ Retailer of the Year • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options

Lion's Den Named 2016 XBIZ Retailer of the Year

Get XBIZ News
XBIZ Research
Will virtual reality boost the paysite market?
Yes, it will soon
  39.66%
Yes, but in a few years
  36.87%
No
  23.46%
Out of 179 votes. Results based on votes submitted by members of XBIZ.net social network.
Feb 2, 2016 7:48 AM PST    Text size: 

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Lion’s Den Adult Superstore was named “Retailer of the Year” at the XBIZ Awards 2016, held on January 15 in Los Angeles.

“We would like to thank our manufacturers, vendors and all of our employees that work at all 44 Lion's Den locations,” said Mark Miller, senior vice president for the Lion’s Den Adult Superstore.

Owned by Michael Moran, the Lion’s Den Adult Superstore was founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1971 and has since expanded to over 40 locations throughout the United States.  

“We’re excited to bring this industry into mainstream culture,” Miller said. “We’ve taken on a rebranding and store renovations in order to provide a relaxed and comfortable store experience. Our staff is well trained and knowledgeable. They are able to assist anyone in choosing the right product to meet their specific needs.”

The Lion’s Den attributes some of its recent success to the popularity of the book and film “Fifty Shades of Grey.” 

“’Fifty Shades of Grey’ has really helped to mainstream the industry,” said Pete Potenzini, marketing director for Lion’s Den Adult Superstore. “It has piqued customer interest. People are more open about their sexuality and how they go about pleasing themselves and pleasing each other. Organically, people are becoming more open to things as well.”

The Lion’s Den Adult Superstore currently offers a wide variety of adult merchandise, including sex toys, adult DVDs, lingerie, apparel, personal lubricants, massage oils and bachelor/bachelorette party gifts.

“We’ve gone from focusing mainly on video content to actual sex toys, relationship aids,” Potenzini said. “It’s almost like foreplay for some people to come in with their partner and pick out lingerie, a toy, a DVD, whatever. There’s a kind of romance to it, romance in the broader sense. That’s just something that you can’t get online.”

For more information, visit lionsden.com.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !

PROFILES & BIOS

WIA Profile: Carmen Miller-Branch

Each month, industry news media organization XBIZ spotlights the career accomplishments and outstanding contributions of Women in Adult. WIA profiles offer an intimate look at the professional lives of... More »

Sílvia Unfurls Models’ Wings at Angels Studio

Sílvia seamlessly threads a profitable patchwork of loyal models and premium networks at Angels Studio. Wielding a multi-faceted perspective forged by six years of service at premier cam network... More »

XBIZ Cam Star of the Month FloraBella Talks Blossoming Career

If ever a cam model deserved to be called the national flower of her country, FloraBella is the finest orchid in all of Colombia. Petal-soft lashes. A curvaceous figure that blossoms from every angle.... More »
XBIZ NEWSLETTERS
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.






POPULAR PRODUCTS & SERVICES
Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Subscribe to XBIZ World magazine, the industry's leading e-commerce trade publication, delivering in-depth coverage of the online, mobile and ancillary digital markets.

UPCOMING EVENTS

XBIZ Retreat

May 30 - Jun 03
Miami, Florida

XBIZ Miami 2017

May 30 - Jun 02
Miami, Florida

XShow 18+ 2017

Jun 01 - Jun 03
Moscow, Russia

Cam Summit

Jun 02 - Jun 04
Lloret de Mar, Spain
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!