Carolina Sewn Reveals Ten Top-selling Products of 2013

Every retailer wants a manufacturer’s best-selling products. Here at Carolina Sewn we carefully track sales trends to find out which products are most in-demand. Of all the metrics, we feel quantity sold is particularly important to buyers…and here is our “top 10 list” for 2013:


10. The Black Leather Padholder (C339) is classy and practical with multiple pockets and stylish tweed interior lining. (min.24/$20)

C188 Leather Snap I.D. Holder
9. The Snap I.D. Holder (C188) is made of soft, full grain leather and comes in a variation of colors, including bright, fashion colors! The thumb slide on the back allows convenient access to your identification card. (min.72/$5.75; 144/$5.50; 288/$5.25)

C126 10oz. Canvas Tote
8. Our Everyday Combed Cotton Tote (C126) might be simple but is great because it can be screen printed with huge graphics. (min.48/$6.50)


7. The Mesh Backsack (C103M) uses the heavy gauge drawcord and is made of breathable material and comes in an assortment of colors. (min.48/$5.00; 72/$4.75; 144/$4.50; 288/$4.25)


6. Our Waxed Cotton Messenger (C272) has vintage style and is water- and stain-resistant. The messenger also features an adjustable shoulder strap and antique brass hardware. (min.12/$18)


5. The Heavyweight Backsack (C110) comes in a wide array of colors and is made of heavy duty nylon and has a heavy gauge drawcord. (min.48/$5.25; 72/$5.00; 144/$4.75; 288/$4.50)


4. The full grain leather Animal Key Tag (C271) is fun, fashionable and adds school spirit to any set of keys. (min.24/$5.00; 72/$4.75; 144/$4.50)

C212 Medium Boat Tote
3. Our Medium Boat Tote (C212) offers durability, many handle colors, and a convenient key ring. (min.36/$8.50; 72/$11.25; 144/$11.00)

C233 Sideline Tote
2. The Sideline Tote (C233), the second most popular item, is made from soft brushed cotton, features brass hardware, and comes in a variety of colors. (min.24/$12.00)

C186 Leather I.D. Holder
1. Our Leather I.D. Holder (C186) is perennially the best-performing among our products. It is loaded with several features that fit everyone. The I.D. holder comes in many different colors, has many slots and pockets for cards/money, and an exterior thumb-slide window for easy access to identification cards. (min.72/$5.25; 144/$5.0.50; 288/$4.90)

So far in 2013, Carolina Sewn has sold a combined 300,000 units of the above products alone! As for what these products have in common, we have some hunches, but here’s your chance to play armchair consumer analyst: what’s your theory behind the success of these particular products? Leave a comment and let us know.

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