by Joe Henry | October 15, 2018
As always, electronics dominated the top product categories for incentive merchants in 2018. And within the electronics category, personal audio devices and wearables remained as hot as ever.

"Apple has been phenomenally strong across the board, led by AirPods," says Jim Valenti, director of merchandising and replenishment at Hinda Incentives

The wireless, Bluetooth-connected buds have been ultra-popular Apple accessories since they came out in December 2016. A pair comes with a storage capsule that automatically recharges the pods whenever they're inserted, has proximity sensors so they're easy to add to nearby Apple devices, and it's loaded with touch controls. "Every month, by volume, they have been the top seller," Valenti says.

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