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Sex Toys 247

Sex Toys 247 is an Australian sex-positive based in Melbourne, retailing sex toys, lingerie and other adult products. Sex Toys 247 has been covered in academic research as well as got nominated for 2011-2016 Australian Adult Industry Awards among others.[2][3] The company is known to be one of major adult toys retailers in Australia.[4][5][6][7] The company runs an e-commerce website as its main sales channel.

Sex Toys 247
Private limited
Industry Sex industry
Founded 2009[1]
Founder Chris Diprose
Headquarters Richmond, Victoria, Australia
Areas served
Australia, US
Products Sex toys, personal lubricants, condoms
Number of employees
10[1]
Parent 365 Enterprises Pty Ltd
Website www.sextoys247.net.au

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HistoryEdit

The company was founded in 2009[1] and has had over 100,000 orders since.[1] Sex Toys 247 is run by a team of 10 employees and has still been able to have become one of Australia's largest adult shops.[1][3] The company is a member of industry associations like EROS,[8] and XBIZ.[9] The company is registered in both US and Australia.[2]

In April 2014, the company the company sued the registered owner of sextoys247.com for cyberflying and was awarded the domain name by court.[2] According to xbiz, the website, sextoys247.net.au, grosses more than $5 million per year.[2]

The brand has received coverage in mainstream magazines such as The Huffington Post,[10] DNA Magazine,[11] Curve Mag,[12] and Star Observer[13] among others including internet media.[14][15][16][17][18][19][20][21][22][23][24][25]

The company was made a part of an Academic Research by Paul Maginn[26] who mapped out the data over Australia (65,000 orders to various locations around Australia).[27][28][29][30]

AwardsEdit

The company has been nominated in:

  • 2011 Australian Adult Industry Awards
  • 2012 Australian Adult Industry Awards
  • 2013 Australian Adult Industry Awards[31]
  • 2014 Australian Adult Industry Awards[32]
  • 2016 Australian Adult Industry Awards[33]
  • 2012 Eros shine awards[34]
  • 2013 Eros shine awards[34]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "About Us - SexToys247® - SEX TOYS 247®". Sextoys247.net.au. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  2. ^ a b c d Pardon, Rhett (2014-04-17). "SexToys247.com Domain Name Ordered Transferred". XBIZ.com. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  3. ^ a b Posted By: admin (2016-05-31). "Adult Stores: From The Back Streets To The Main Strip – The Cypress Times". Thecypresstimes.com. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  4. ^ http://www.montrealmirror.com/working-for-an-adult-shop
  5. ^ "PicoBong’s Remoji Series Launches In Australia". business.avn.com. Retrieved 2016-07-20. 
  6. ^ "I work for my son in the sex industry". Retrieved 2016-07-20. 
  7. ^ Foley, Sallie; Kope, Sally A.; Sugrue, Dennis P. (2011-12-01). Sex Matters for Women: A Complete Guide to Taking Care of Your Sexual Self. Guilford Press. ISBN 9781609184698. 
  8. ^ "365 Enterprises Pty Ltd – Sex Toys 247". EROS. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  9. ^ http://www.xbiz.com/search/?news=1&articles=1&directory=1&st=1&sb=1&sa=1&t=exact&q=sex+toys+247
  10. ^ "Sex Toys: Common myths debunked by the owner of an adult shop". The Huffington Post. 2016-08-24. Retrieved 2016-08-24. 
  11. ^ "The Business of Pleasure". DNA Magazine. 2014-11-06. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  12. ^ "A girl’s best friend—with benefits…". Curvemag.com. 2014-11-14. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  13. ^ "Risqué business". Star Observer. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  14. ^ "Orgasms uncovered: all you need to know about the ‘Big O’". Cosmopolitan. 2015-05-29. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  15. ^ http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/gaylife/sex-toys-what-gay-men-want-15489.html
  16. ^ "Sex : Cosmopolitan". Cleo.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  17. ^ http://www.samesame.com.au/features/11728/Same-Sames-SEX-SURVEY-results
  18. ^ "The Love Bud…". Lotl.com. 2014-11-03. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  19. ^ "50 Shades of BDSM - 10 Ways to Bring the Spice of the Best Seller Into Your Bedroom". RESCU. 2014-10-10. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  20. ^ ByAnonymous (2014-04-26). "Top 3 Sex Toys Guaranteed To Satisfy You Both - SHESAID Australia". Shesaid.com. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  21. ^ "LGBT sex toys: what’s out there for queer folk?". Archer Magazine. 2015-04-23. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  22. ^ MAXIM (2014-09-25). "HOW TO: Fight Post Prostate Surgery Impotence | MAXIM Australia". Maxim.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  23. ^ Author: Site Admin. "ADVICE: Good Vibrations || Australian Penthouse Magazine". Penthouse.com.au. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  24. ^ by littleravenpublishing. "Interview: Sex Toys 247 | Little Raven". Littleravenpublishing.com. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  25. ^ "Sex Toys 24/7 - Independent Living Centres Australia". Ilcaustralia.org.au. Retrieved 2016-07-19. 
  26. ^ http://www.web.uwa.edu.au/people/paul.maginn
  27. ^ "SexToys247.net.au Taps Professor To Map Customers, Orders". business.avn.com. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 
  28. ^ https://twitter.com/planographer/status/673834019335880704
  29. ^ https://twitter.com/planographer/status/632052574179295232
  30. ^ https://twitter.com/planographer/status/660751916520120320
  31. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20130715154523/http://adultawards.com.au/best-online-retail-shop/sex-toys-247
  32. ^ http://web.archive.org/web/20140702100754/http://adultawards.com.au/best-online-retail-shop/sex-toys-247/
  33. ^ http://aaiawc6un5difl.devcloud.acquia-sites.com/categories/best-adult-web-site
  34. ^ a b http://www.erosshineawards.org.au/

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