Tag Archive: sex toys

Porn is seducing crowdfunders

Crowdfunding has worked its way into just about every corner of everyday life these days. Donors can pledge money to new tech, upcoming major motion pictures and even potato salad, so it really… Continue reading

Tasteful adult gifts for that special someone

Adult toys are hardly a traditional holiday gift. But as America becomes more open about sexual matters and the adult novelty industry branches into new directions beyond the well-known classic form factor for… Continue reading

Private equity’s new target industry: Sex toys

The growth of adult novelties is starting to turn heads in private equity. Diamond Products, a portfolio company of New York’s Brookstone Partners, has acquired high-end sex toy manufacturer Jimmyjane. The companies did… Continue reading

Adult toymakers lust for ‘Fifty Shades’ movie

The impact of “Fifty Shades of Grey” on the porn world is hard to overstate. The explicit best seller sparked an interest in areas that were largely considered taboo at the time—resulting in… Continue reading

Sex-Toy Battle Shows Industry’s Size Matters

Is the sex toy business all grown up? In a highly watched case for the adult-entertainment crowd, a U.S. trade panel has ruled that several sex toy makers are violating a patent held… Continue reading

Adult Toys are All the Buzz at Wal-Mart and CVS

Only a couple years ago, anyone in search of adult novelties had to brave the local porn store or hop online and hope the packaging was discreet. But times have changed – and… Continue reading