California Exotic Novelties Honored by Honey’s Place

By on December 31, 2014

Los Angeles, CA – California Exotic Novelties is honored by Honey’s Place with a commemorative statue recognizing the company’s 20th anniversary.

Susan Colvin, President and CEO of California Exotic Novelties, says, “What a beautiful statue! We’re so lucky to have such amazing, supportive distribution partners like Honey’s Place. We’re incredibly touched by their thoughtfulness. Thank you for this recognition, we will treasure it always.”

Bonnie Feingold, President and CEO of Honey’s Place, adds, “Susan is a pioneer in the industry. She was the first to create sensual products geared toward women and couples starting 20 years ago. Susan continues to raise the bar in our industry by improving the quality of the products and packaging at California Exotic Novelties. She is an amazing person and has built an innovative company. I am honored to have her in my life and to call her a friend and mentor. It is her hard work ethic, innovation and the way she does business which has allowed CalExotics to become one of the largest and most successful companies in the industry.”

In 1994 Susan Colvin launched California Exotic Novelties with a single mission in mind: to create quality products with the features and benefits that women and couples wanted. The company quickly set the standard for pleasure products in the industry and is famous for introducing many innovations into the market.

The list of California Exotic Novelties’ Famous Firsts includes:

Make packaging a priority—created collections with personality.
Introduce feminine colors like pink and purple.
Market the Original Jack Rabbit.
Release a water-proof line of toys.
Make a remote-control egg-style vibrator.
Advertise and follow up with manufacturer warranties through Vibetronics.
Make products using 100% premium silicone.
Create pulsating vibrators made in the USA.
Introduce rechargeable rabbit-style vibrators.
Manufacture a talking vibrator.
Bring an eco-friendly, solar-powered toy to market.
Have an all-women product development team.
Design butterfly-style vibrators.
Conform to EU directives. California Exotic Novelties was an early adapter of RoHS and WEEE standards for motors, though there was no requirement to do so in the in USA.

To read the entire history of Susan Colvin and California Exotic Novelties, visit the 20th anniversary page on the company website,

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