Archive for January 21, 2016

Pipedream’s Bachelorette Party Favors Reign Supreme at AVN ‘O’ Awards!

PD5020-11.aDicky Selfie Stick Scores “Outstanding Accessory Product or Line”

Week three of Pipedream’s already-prosperous 2016 continued at last night’s ‘O’ Awards, where the mega US manufacturer scored “Outstanding Accessory Product of Line” for the Dicky Selfie Stick (Bachelorette Party Favors).

“I’ve always loved taking a mainstream product and putting a dick on it,” said Pipedream Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “The Dicky Selfie Stick is another example of why Pipedream is the #1 gag maker in the world and your only choice for the next hot product.”

Hosted at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Las Vegas on the closing evening of the AVN Novelty Expo, the 7th annual ‘O’ Awards marked the Dream Team’s forth-consecutive honor amongst this month’s busy trade season.

 

Diamond Products Dream Team Wins Big!

Pipedream, Jimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s Condom Company Recognized with Three XBIZ Awards

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Diamond Products’  success continued on Friday evening when Pipedream, Jimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s Condom Company scored top honors at the 2016 XBIZ Awards. Billed as “the industry’s biggest night” of the year, each of Diamond’s brands was recognized with the following awards:

“We’re proud and honored to be recognized by the 2016 XBIZ Awards.  I want to thank XBIZ , our customers, and the growing Dream Team for these important awards,” explained Diamond Products Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “We’ve worked very hard the last couple years to expand our range and continue to offer the best products at a fair price. To receive this triple honor keeps us motivated to remain the #1 pleasure products and sexual wellness company in the world!”

“It is always an honor to be recognized by our peers and the industry. This year was especially rewarding, as our entire team has put a lot of effort into launching new Jimmyjane items and incorporating Sir Richard’s into our family of brands. These awards are for the entire team, and for our retail and distribution partners who have supported us this past year,” stated Robert Rheaume, President of Jimmyjane.

 

Pipedream Celebrations Continue as Briana Honz is Honored with XBIZ Executive Award!

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Just days after the bustling success of this week’s ANME show, Pipedream’s celebrations continued at last night’s XBIZ Awards where Dream Team veteran Briana Honz was honored with the “Business Development Executive of the Year” award.

“What a wonderful surprise! I’m so proud and humbled to receive such high recognition by one of our top industry resources,” exclaimed Honz. “I want to thank XBIZ for the gracious honor, as well as Nick Orlandino and all of my amazing Pipedream colleagues—I couldn’t do what I do without their continuous love, encouragement, and support. Thank you!”

The Senior Sales Executive—who won against nine fellow industry representatives—came to Pipedream nearly five years ago with four years of merchandising and buying experience at Hustler, plus eight years prior in the mainstream fashion business where she served as Director of Merchandising and Buying.

“I am very proud of Briana for all of her hard work and dedication,” said Pipedream Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “Our Dream Team consists only of best of the best, and this prestigious recognition of our staff proves one of the many reasons why Pipedream continues to be the #1 adult manufacturer in the world.”

Pipedream Celebrates Successful 20th Anniversary ANME Show!

US Mega-Manufacturer Reports Record-Breaking Sales

CHATSWORTH, Calif. – January 13, 2016 – Pipedream and sister brands Jimmyjane and Sir Richard’s Condom Company have returned from this week’s ANME convention. With three new brand extensions from King Cock, Anal Fantasy Collection, and Fetish Fantasy Series, the Pipedream booth also unveiled new items from best-selling lines Fetish Fantasy ExtremeWanachi,Pipedream Extreme Toyz, and assorted political novelties. Diamond Products crew continues to grow and the Dream Team’s newest hires— Patrick Lyons (VP Marketing, Jimmyjane), Miranda Doyle (Director of Development, Jimmyjane) and Thomas Schmidt (International Sales Exec, Pipedream)—also made their ANME debuts.

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“We’ve recently pared down our offerings to showcase only top-sellers,” said Pipedream VP of Sales Steve Sav. “With this type of product mix, our customers can rest assured that their Pipedream sales will continue to be strong.”

“We received very positive responses from everything in the booth,” explained Pipedream Senior Sales Executive Briana Honz. ”People couldn’t keep their hands off of the powerful Wanachi Mega Massager. And our new Fuck Me Silly Bubble Butt mega masturbators—the sounds of non-stop ass-smacking filled the booth!”

Along with record-breaking pre-sales, the Dream Team continued to celebrate ANME’s 20th consecutive year at the show’s Anniversary Party on Monday night, where Pipedream Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino was honored by the ANME Founders with an award for his direction and management of the expo since its inception in 1996.

“I want to sincerely thank Susan, Ron, and Elliot for this tremendous honor. I am very proud of what we’ve accomplished in the last 20 years,” said Orlandino. “I want to thank all of our customers, and our friends and associates in the industry for making ANME the #1 B2B pleasure products and novelty convention in the world!”

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Patrick Lyons Signs On as VP of Marketing at Jimmyjane!

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SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Jan. 7, 2016—Jimmyjane, the design-centric brand and leading manufacturer of premium pleasure products, is pleased to announce that Patrick Lyons has joined their team as Vice President of Marketing. Lyons will oversee all marketing initiatives for the pleasure product company, which is part of the Diamond Products family of brands alongside Pipedream Products and Sir Richard’s Condom Company.

“Jimmyjane has a built a strong brand foundation around their unique design sensibility. From a marketing position, the company has made great achievements in the space and there is also a lot of opportunity to expand and build upon this in the future,” said Lyons. “I am excited to be joining the Diamond Products family and am especially excited to work with Jimmyjane and their partners this coming year and beyond.”

Lyons brings over 15 years of marketing experience, from both the mainstream and adult market, to Jimmyjane. As a seasoned marketing expert he has developed a well-rounded skill set with a proven track record of growing national and international brands in the franchise, manufacturing, and CPG arenas. His in-depth knowledge of brand development, marketing strategy, print and digital media, and go-to-market programs will prove invaluable for his role at Jimmyjane.

“Patrick is a great fit for the Jimmyjane and we are excited to have him join the team,” stated Robert Rheaume, President of Jimmyjane. “His experience in brand building and his broad marketing knowledge, is going to be a huge asset for the brand as we continue to grow and expand our product offerings in the years ahead.”

“Having quickly made his mark in the novelty business only a few years ago, we’re very excited to have Patrick join our growing team,” said Diamond Products Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “We’re looking forward to bringing Patrick’s unique marketing innovations to the Diamond brands.”

Prior to joining Jimmyjane, Lyons was the Director of Marketing at Eldorado Trading Company and Vice President of Marketing at WellBiz Brands, a leading international franchisor in the wellness category. He was also the founder and Principal Consultant at 9ball Interactive, a marketing and advertising agency focused on developing marketing solutions for small businesses and franchises.

 

Pipedream Featured on NBC’s Law & Order TONIGHT!!

Fetish Fantasy Series Furry Cuffs To Be Seen In Episode “Hot for Teacher”

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Pipedream’s best-selling Fetish Fantasy Series Furry Cuffs will be featured on Law & Order’s “Hot for Teacher” episode tonight on NBC.

The faux-fur restraints are, once again, caught in the act with a couple mid-play, where the “student” is handcuffed to the bed.

“We are excited to see such consistent mainstream interest in Pipedream’s products,” said Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “We want to thank Law & Order: SVU and their production team for continually showcasing Pipedream products in their long-running series. ”

A preview of tonight’s episode can be streamed at nbc.com.

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Diamond Products Jump Starts 2016 with Second Addition to Sales Team!

Pipedream ProductsThomas Schmidt Appointed International Sales Executive for Pipedream’s Asian Market

Pipedream is already taking advantage of its prosperous New Year by welcoming Thomas Schmidt to the Dream Team, who will be responsible for all sales opportunities within Pipedream’s Asian marketplace.

“I’m absolutely excited to join the Pipedream team! There’s a lot of potential moving forward in the Asian market,” explained Schmidt. “And I look forward to bringing my knowledge to the table to advance this already best-selling brand alongside the best team in the industry.”

Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, Thomas relocated to Shanghai just a few years ago where he is now multi-lingual and speaks fluent Chinese. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, he spent three years working with Eurofins Scientific, the industry-leader in European third party certification and testing.

“We want to welcome Thomas to the team with open arms—having someone like Schmidt will help us protect the brand and make more of an impact on the Asian market,” said Diamond Products Chairman and CEO Nick Orlandino. “Thomas’ background in sales is just part of his unique skill set that will prove valuable for the Diamond Products family of brands.”

Diamond Products’ Family Grows as Miranda Doyle is Welcomed to the Jimmyjane Team!

headshot-mirandaDiamond Products, the global enterprise of best-selling brands including PipedreamJimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s Condom Company, has warmly welcomed Miranda Doyle to the Jimmyjane team where she has been appointed the position of Director of Development.

“I’m extremely excited to join the #1 brand in the world with the best team in the industry,” said Doyle. “Product Development for creative and visionary manufacturers like Jimmyjane and Sir Richard’s is an incredibly rewarding opportunity and I’m looking forward to it all.”

With over eight years of experience developing innovative consumer packaged goods from concept to reality with five global adult corporations, Miranda harbors a fiery passion for branding and development—and her impressive resume and ecstatic charisma especially demonstrates her immense value. After years of hard work as Marketing & Brand Manager (WSM Investment), Product Development Coordinator (NS Novelties), Director of Product Development (Glow Industries, Topco Sales), and General Manager (Hustler Hollywood), Miranda will now enjoy and flourish in her new position as Jimmyjane’s Director of Development.

“We’re proud to welcome Miranda to the Jimmyjane team. Her knowledge and product development experience makes her a perfect addition to the Diamond family,” said Chairman and CEO of Diamond Products, Nick Orlandino. “The sky’s the limit for Diamond Products as we continue to grow and attract top industry talent like Miranda. The Dream Team is looking forward to making 2016 the best year ever.”

Miranda is eagerly anticipating the opportunity to meet her new customers and industry fellows at next week’s highly-anticipated ANME trade show, where Pipedream, Jimmyjane, and Sir Richard’s will celebrate the initial debut of 75 spanking new products. For dates, location, and more details about ANME, please visit the expo’s official web site.