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Feelmore's Nenna Joiner Showcased as Bay Area Business Innovator

Bay Area pleasure product entrepreneur Nenna Joiner, founder and owner of Feelmore, is one of three business leaders featured by the Berkeley Office of Economic Development for their "Discovered in Berkeley" online magazine series, in a special edition "showcasing Black-owned businesses that are innovating through the COVID-19 pandemic."

XBIZ Town Hall Addresses Race in Adult Retail: 'Do Better'

Last Thursday, XBIZ hosted a 11-person panel to address issues of racism, tokenization and white supremacy spanning the entire pleasure products space.

Road to Recovery: Retail Industry Execs Reflect on COVID-19 Pandemic

As the news coverage of COVID-19’s devastating impact on Wuhan, China increased, it wasn’t until March that it turned everybody’s world upside down. For the pleasure products industry, the pandemic’s impact was suddenly felt when the American attendees of Shots’ trade event in Ibiza had to quickly get home before the borders closed.

Feelmore to Accept Amazon Sex Toy Returns

Feelmore Adult has announced that it will begin to accept Amazon sex toy returns as of May 1 at its Oakland location.

Oakland's Feelmore Adult Gallery Featured in Amazon Series 'Dyke Central'

Nenna Joiner’s Feelmore Adult Gallery was a filming location for “Dyke Central,” a queer-centric television series now streaming on Amazon.

Feelmore Strokes Local Voters With '1 Vote Equals 1 Vibe' Handout

Nenna Joiner, who owns and operates the well-known Feelmore Adult Gallery sex toy and novelty store in Oakland, originally decided to give a discount to voters in her brick-and-mortar store.

Oakland's Feelmore Adult Gallery Offers Voting Day Discount to Patrons

The Feelmore Adult Gallery sex toy and novelty store is offering a discount Tuesday to patrons who display an “I Voted” sticker or ballot receipt.

Feelmore Gallery an Essence.com Top 15 Couples' Spot in NorCal

The Feelmore Adult Gallery sex toy and novelty store has been named by Essence.com as a prime spot for vacationing couples to visit in Northern California.

Plastic Penis Straws Banned by Oakland's Feelmore Adult Gallery

Oakland, California's Feelmore Adult Gallery sex toy and novelty store will no longer stock plastic penis straws or any non-biodegradable item.

Advocate Declares Feelmore 'Coolest Sex Shop in America'

Feelmore Adult Gallery is being called “The Coolest Sex Shop in America” in the current issue of The Advocate magazine.

Feelmore Owner Sets Sights on Opening 1st Airport Sex Shop

Nenna Joiner, founder of Oakland, Calif.-based Feelmore boutique, is lobbying for the San Francisco International Airport to make its Terminal 3 Pop-Up Shop Retail Program more accessible to “true mom-and-pop shops,” including Feelmore.

Feelmore Adult Gallery Profiled by The Root

The Root, an online African-American culture magazine, profiled queer-owned, black Oakland retailer Feelmore Adult Gallery in a video segment.

Eldorado Publishes Retailer Case Study on Feelmore Boutique

Adult distributor Eldorado recently published another retailer case study in its Eldorado Edge newsletter. This time around the focus was on the Feelmore Adult Boutique in Oakland, Calif.

Feelmore Owner Plugs Business at Kamala Harris Town Hall Meeting

Nenna Joiner, owner of adult boutique Feelmore, attended and spoke at Senator Kamala Harris’ first town-hall meeting in Oakland.

Feelmore Receives Stonewall's 'Small Business Owner Leader' Award

Feelmore Adult Gallery has been selected by the East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club to receive Stonewall’s 2017 “Small Business Owner Leader” award.

Buzzfeed Spotlights Feelmore Adult Gallery

Buzzfeed LGBT profiles Oakland-based queer-owned retail boutique Feelmore Adult Gallery in a video.


Retailers Talk BDSM Shopping Trends

These days, BDSM is so mainstream that it is being depicted in everything from beer commercials to telenovelas.

Alex Henderson ·

Retailers Forecast Consumer Trends for 2017

With the New Year barreling down upon us, retailers already are anticipating product categories to grow, and what both vendors and consumers can expect in the coming year. Promotions for 2017 and the release of “Fifty Shades Darker” are also on the table as we enter the New Year.

Genie Davis ·

Feelmore Adult Gallery Launches Layaway Program

Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland will be launching a new layaway program tomorrow.

Feelmore Adult Gallery Places Sex Positive Billboard

Feelmore Adult Gallery owner Neena Joiner is using a billboard ad to deliver a sex positive message.