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Fidget spinner or the faggot spinner?

If you travel in the Metro then you might have noticed some cool guy trying to spin some shiny looking thing upon their finger. In the recent days, fidget spinners have managed to gain massive popularity among the teens and kids. Toy shop owners have used this opportunity to sell various fidget spinners of different prices. You might think that this toy was invented in this year only. But you will be amazed to know that it first emerged in 1993.

History:

 Catherine Hettinger is said to be the inventor of fidget spinner. However, she hasn’t received a single penny for her popular invention. she even failed to file the patent because of lack of money. Presently, her invention has created a massive boom in the toy industry. Which got further increased in the recent months with the help of social media platforms.

Possible factors behind the sales:

  • A variety of over thousands: 

    If you take a look at Amazon itself, you will find a plethora of spinners. As there are more than 3000 vendors selling the toy worldwide. Therefore, you get a plenty of options to choose from. The fidget spinners come in different budgets. Furthermore, if you don’t to purchase an actual spinner then you can also download some apps to play with it virtually. The fidget spinner is also marketed as a concentration increasing among the victims of autism. Experts are saying that the sales will increase during the holiday season.

  • It is a High-end hobby: 

    Everyone wants some class and status to their personality. Having something valuable makes this desire possible. As a result, you can buy fidget spinner made up of high-quality materials to show some class. To further enhance this theory, there are fidget spinners made up of precious metals like gold and silver. Which adds distinction and uniqueness to the product.

  • Used as a physics experiment: 

    For some practical use, some people are using the fidget spinner to conduct various scientific experiments. They are trying to study the properties of ball bearings and movements. Mass producing the spinners gave the opportunity to the teens to understand various aspects of physics.

  • Following the trend: 

    You might have heard of the term ‘sheep’s walk’. Here also people are buying the toy just for the sake of owning it. Everyone wants to own one to stay level with other buyers. Moreover, videos on YouTube further impacted the sale of these toys. Most of the people don’t know any practical use of these spinners. Which makes the sales figure appear more ridiculous. One can say that fidget spinners have become a fashion accessory among the people. The major brands are planning to own the industry and create a separate segment for the product. However, it is an undeniable fact that every trend stays for a certain amount of time. For example, last year everyone was roaming around the streets to catch Pokemon. But now every is happy to relax on their couch. It is just the matter of time which decides the success of a product.

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