6 ‘Shark Tank’ products we can’t live without
Get ready for Shark Tank fans. The 13th season of the popular Emmy-winning reality show starts on October 8th on ABC. While longtime sharks Mark Cuban, Daymond John, Barbara Corcoran, Lori Greiner, Robert Herjavec and Kevin O’Leary will all man the tank this season, with the network also announcing four new guest sharks.
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Actor and comedian Kevin Hart; CEO and Co-Founder of Good American, Emma Grede; Star of BBC’s “Dragon’s Den”, Peter Jones; and Nextdoor co-founder Nirav Tolia will all be going in the water this season. To celebrate the show’s 13th season premiere, GOBankingRates has compiled a list of six popular “Shark Tank” products that we can’t do without, including details on costs and sources of supply.
Last updated: October 8, 2021
Scrub Daddy, the company’s original product backed by Shark Lori Grenier, is now one of 49 products sold in more than 30,000 retail stores. Scrub Daddy’s popularity is in part because cleaning is fun. The company’s three-pack of smiley face sponges features a different color for each sponge so you can color-code your cleaning tasks. But that’s not all, the sponges are multitaskers that become firm in cold water for thorough scrubbing and more resilient in warm water for lighter cleaning applications. In addition, these sweets are odorless, scratch-free and dishwasher-safe. You pay $ 9.99 for a set of three on Amazon, which seems like a better deal than what you can find on the Scrub Daddy website.
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Savvy Shark Lori Grenier also invested in Phone Soap, an all-in-one UV phone sanitizer and phone charger. Little did she know how much this product would mean once the COVID-19 pandemic hit. It kills 99.9% of germs in minutes, making it a great tool to have on standby while working. You can find Phone Soap 3 for $ 79.95 on Amazon or the company’s website.
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While you may think you can live without a particular brand of socks, once you are aware of Bombas’ mission, you probably won’t want it. After Bombas co-founders David Heath and Randy Goldberg found that homeless shelters were the most in demand for socks, they decided to donate a pair to those in need every time they sold a pair of socks. Shark Daymond John was impressed with the social awareness of the co-founders and their willingness to do something about it, so he invested.
The company sells men’s, women’s and children’s socks in various lengths, patterns and colors. While you can find these on Amazon, you get 20% off your first order when you buy directly from the Bombas website.
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Lori Grenier made another amazing deal when she “joined the bowel movement” and invested in Squatty Potty – a bathroom stool clinically shown to reduce both stress and time on the toilet. To date, the company has sold over 5 million. You can get the original Squatty Potty for $ 24.99 on the company’s website or from Amazon. Or you can opt for one of the many other models available, including one made of bamboo or teak or with features such as a night light or the option of folding.
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Another famous Grenier investment is Drop Stop, also known as a car seat gap filler. This popular product prevents fast food crumbs, loose change and credit cards from ending up in one of the most awkward places in your car – between the front seats. In addition, these gap fillers also help promote safer driving – 10 major police agencies have these installed in their vehicles. The cost is $ 24.99 for two drop stops – one for the driver’s side and one for the passenger’s side. Skip the shipping and handling fees by buying from Amazon.
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Bala bangles are worn as hand or ankle weights, but appear to be stylish bangles. When guest Shark Maria Sharpova was first introduced on Shark Tank, he became immediately interested in the product as she used wrist weights to rehabilitate her shoulder. She teamed up with billionaire Mark Cuban to offer the company’s co-founders a $ 900,000 investment for a 30% stake in the company.
Bala bangles are $ 49 for a set of two 1 pound bangles and $ 65 for a set of two 2 pound bangles in your choice of colors, such as charcoal, cherry, neon rainbow, sky blue, or blush. You can buy from Amazon or the Bala website.
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