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7 Easy Upsells for the Holiday Season

Posted by Drew Melendy on Oct 30, 2018 6:28:46 PM
Drew Melendy

The holidays are fast approaching and customers are on the hunt for the perfect presents for their loved ones. This is an excellent time to make sure you’re equipped to meet those needs and increase your sales. As such, these small offerings can have a surprisingly big impact on your bottom line.

If you need some ideas for good inventory buys for holiday upsells, we’ve got a few for you! Here's a list of our picks and where you can source them.


BaubleBar offers a large line of fun, trendy, and amazing collection of rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets. Help add a statement to their look with these gorgeous pieces that come in both fine jewelry and fashion jewelry. These are sure to be a holiday hit!

An assortment of jewelry from Baublebar Baublebar earrings worn by smiling woman
A smiling woman wearing a Baublebar statement necklace and bracelets Gorgeous Baublebar rings worn on a polished hand


Hat, scarves, gloves - all things warm!

Baby, it’s cold outside! Crane Clothing Company has got you covered! Get knits that warm those necks and noggins! From slouchy to pom pom or with fur, find the perfect CC beanie hat to match any outfit. CC Beanie also carries beautiful scarves, socks, and gloves. Available in both adult and children's sizes.

CC Exclusives Infinity Scarf CC tartan fur-lined gloves
C.C. rhinestone beanie with fur pompom


Lip Balm & lotions

Serious Lip Balm started with just lip balm. Then came a healing balm, a lip scrub, a paw balm, a nipple balm, lotion bars, beard balm, and a partridge and a pear tree. Currently they offer lip balms that are available in 70+ different scents and a growing number of other skin care items with product names that will make your customers giggle.

Serious Lipbalm Seasonal Giftbag Serious Lipbalm's Serious Lotion bar
Serious Lipbalm's Serious Whip Dollop in various scents Serious Lipbalm's assortment of flavored lip balms for men



Evil Queen makes sassy soy candles that are made with handpicked fragrances that are free from harmful chemicals. 100% vegan, clean burning, and environmentally friendly, each candle features a description that is packed adorable attitude.

Evil Queen's Grinch Please candle laying on a cozy rug
Evil Queen's Rose Cheeks candle reminds us of celebrating the holidays with rose Evil Queen's Snug Life candle lays on a cozy rug and reminds us of cozy sweaters


Makeup bags

Makeup Junkie has a large following and for good reason. Their bags are handmade in the U.S., they’re absolutely gorgeous, durable, and multi-purpose. These are excellent for those makeup junkies that need help organizing their cosmetics. Help them keep their vanities clear and clean and their makeup organized and in reach at all times!

A beautiful, gilded makeup bag from MakeUp Junkie Bags
Woman holding a cowhide make up bag by Makeup Junkie Woman holding a hot pink alligator skin purse by Makeup Junkie

Bath supplies

With Swanky Sweet Pea, customers can treat friends and family to an in-home spa experience with colorful, delicious smelling, fun and funky suds. They offer  bath bombs, soaps, lotions, and salt scrubs that often take the shape of sweet treats.


Stacked soap whips by Swanky Sweat Pea sit on display These deceptive soaps are shaped like cake pops covered in sprinkles!
These Swanky Sweetpea soaps are packaged to look like sweet treats

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Fashion accessories

Prep Obsessed has a variety of adorable jewelry, slippers, hair ties, purse charms, watch bands, coin purses, and key chains that would make excellent stocking stuffers! 

Prep Obsessed has these coffee cup earrings for the coffee obsessed These Prep Obsessed glittery enamel heart shaped earrings sit in confetti
Remind your kids that momma needs some wine with these fuzzy slippers Prep Obsessed sells these rainbow Teleties to keep your ponytails in tip-top shape


A little bit of everything

Faire features over 1000 makers, all in one place, at standard wholesale prices. Faire sells home decor, accessories for men and women, beauty, stationary, jewelry, and they even have products for baby! You are sure to find some stunning stocking stuffers with all the variety you can find here.

Little girl sits in her fuzzy pompom beanie holding her doll Cozy pillows keep you warm when it's cold outside
Men's shaving set sits on a marble counter Marble ring holders are the perfect gift for jewelry junkies
Harper+Ari gingerbread exfoliating sugar cubes will help you eliminate dry winter skin This glamorous eyelash sleep mask will help you get some shut eye.


Gift cards

The best gift of all, right? Offering gift cards gives evangelists a way to convert their friends into your customers. It also gives time-crunched holiday shoppers an easy way out of hours long searches for the perfect gift. (We’re looking at you, husbands.)

Best of all, it gives gift card recipients an excuse to treat themselves. Customers are more likely to spend on more expensive items when they’re spending money that has been given to them. So what are you waiting for? Make shopping easier on your customers. Create a gift card offering for them. You’ll both be thankful.

Gift card

Topics: Sales, Inventory Purchasing

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