XBIZ Retail 10th Floor Suites to Feature Leading Products, Services

LOS ANGELES — From Feb. 9-11, XBIZ Retail Expo exhibitors will take over the luxurious Sofitel Hotel’s 10th floor suites to showcase the latest and greatest products and services to buyers representing more than 700 retail operations that are set to attend the inaugural event.

Among the suite exhibitors is Paradise Marketing, who will be situated in Suite 1008.

"Find the industry's most trusted names, including Astroglide, Trojan, KY, Durex, Lifestyles, Purell and more,” Paradise Marketing CEO Dennis Paradise said. “See what's new and what's tried and true with each, such as Purell instant hand sanitizer, the latest in Paradise's brand lineup. Attendees also can discuss 2011 programs to enhance profits and build in-store traffic.

Your personal lubricant and condom merchandising is not complete until you meet with Paradise Marketing."

PleasureXone will debut the “world’s first system to download adult movies from a self-serivce kiosk direct to a portable Flash drive” in Suite 1010.

The PleasureXone kiosk utilizes a secure Internet connection and proprietary download technology to transfer the content to the consumer’s portable Flash drive in a matter of seconds, the company said. The digital content can be viewed on a PC or Mac, or on any television with a set-top box.

With PleasureXone, adult studios and producers can securely upload titles and remove them as they wish, and PleasureXone’s encryption technology combats piracy. For retailers, PleasureXone kiosks combat stolen or damaged inventory and allows for a virtually unlimited selection of titles with no shelf space or shrinkage.

Adult entertainment giant Hustler Video will showcase its products in Suite 1012.

“Hustler Video, the world’s largest adult entertainment company, is elated to be a part of the XBIZ Retail Expo,” said Rob Smith, Hustler’s director of operations. “All of our lines of adult films are easily marketable to the typical consumer, from ‘Busty Beauties’ to the award winning ‘This Ain’t …’ series, making it well worth your time to stop by suite 1012 and meet David Diamond and Rob Smith on Feb. 9-11.”

Papaya Toys, which recently launched its U.S. arm, will showcase its line of high-end vibes in Suite 1030.

“Attendees can expect to find a company that is inspired by difference, and employs a fresh approach to adult toy design,” Papaya Toys managing partner Pamela McKee said. “Beyond the cutting-edge designs, vibrant colors and rich textures of our toys, we pride ourselves on our deep social conscience and responsibility to the planet.”

Williams Trading Co will introduce its new program, the Sex Toy Store Builder in Suite 1002.

“SexToyStoreBuilder.com is a feature-rich ecommerce solution for selling adult toy products online,” said Rich Pyne, president of the STSB Division. “Our goal is to make managing and selling adult toy products as easy as possible for you. We manage the products, shipping, software and hosting while you concentrate on selling the products. Your online store will inventory over 18,000 products where you set the markup percent. Managing and selling adult toy products has never been so easy.”

Eli Dancy said XBIZ Retail attendees can visit Suite 1012 to learn more about “STFree Certifications, inventors of the world’s first and only Safer Sex License, a personal smart card (similar to a credit card) that allows individuals to confidentially verify their recent Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) screening information in less than one minute.”

VS International will be in Suite 1024 showcasing items such as the Penthouse Dance Pole and the Sex Treadmill vibrating cock ring that counts strokes, duration and calories burned. Additionally, VS International President Charles Fleishmann said the suite will feature adult toys and games and fruit-scented panties.

The 10th Floor Suites also will showcase lingerie manufacturers, including Biatta Intimates, which will be in Suite 1026.

“Biatta Intimates, a premiere intimate apparel company, offers attendees of the XBIZ Retail Expo a chance to experience our quality stylish lingerie.,” Biatta’s Robyn Peniasian said. “We offer consumers a superb fashionable product at a competitive price. Please visit our suite 1026 to see our latest collection and ask for Robyn.”

Baci Lingerie, the official lingerie corporate sponsor of the XBIZ Retail Expo, will be in Suite 1014. The company’s U.S. partner, Avelli, will showcase all of its product lines in Suite 1017.

Other suite exhibitors include EuroMedia in Suite 1016, the Steele Malone Collection in Suite 1027, and New Beginnings in Suite 1021.