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Cushions for Crybabies

The Tissue-Dispensing ThenCry Pillow

— October 24, 2008 — Lifestyle
For those who cry easily reading soppy novels or who are unhappily weeping over a breakup, this Kleenex-dispensing pillow will provide the ultimate convenience in sniffle-stifling. No more groping for that tissue box that probably fell off the bedside table anyway.

Alternatively, the ThenCry pillow could be useful during the coming flu season when you're already sick in bed and can barely rise to get that tissue box.

Implications - Quirky products continue to grow in popularity as they are perceived as unique. Products like this pillow allow people to indulge in products that will set them apart from the products that their friends and other acquaintances already posses.
Trend Themes
1. Quirky Convenience Products - Innovate quirky products that offer ultimate convenience and unique value proposition to cater to demand for unique products.
2. Comfort-enhancing Products - Create novel products that offer convenience, comfort, and enhance the overall user experience.
3. Novelty Personal Care Products - Invent fresh and unique personal care products with quirky value propositions to stand out from the crowd.
Industry Implications
1. Home Goods - Develop unique home goods that offer convenience, comfort, and unique value propositions to cater to the growing market of novel, quirky products.
2. Personal Care - Innovate personal care products that offer significant value-add in terms of convenience and unique user experience to cater to evolving consumer demands.
3. Wellness - Create wellness products that offer unique and fun value propositions, catering to the demand for products that serve functional as well as emotional needs.
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