With more than one million book titles to choose from, Barnes & Noble stocks one of the retail world's largest selections of bound pages, along with a huge assortment of educational toys and games. Keep sprightly scribes from using walls, furniture, and siblings as writing surfaces with the help of LeapFrog’s Scribble & Write ($24.95 online), or indulge kids’ natural passions for outer space and solid detective work with a LEGO Space Police Smash ’n’ Grab set ($19.95 online).
Ranked ninth in Franchise Times' 2009 list of 55 rapidly expanding companies, Cellairis brims with a parade of sleek cases and accessories designed to protect and augment hand-held devices. The iPhone 4 or 4S can nestle in the glittery polycarbonate of a sugar shack case ($29.99), which adds a protective gold cloak to a phone without letting King Midas use it to order a pizza. To delight ears, harmonies resonate through a pair of cobalt-blue stereo earphones ($39.99), and a slim and foldable Magic Folio iPad 2 case ($39.99) both props up and protects iPads. Drivers plug a mobile charger ($19.99) into a car to power Apple devices during long drives or one-man destruction derbies.
GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels while aiding speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets), ideal for vigorous women. Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($35.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry while smuggling 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium, sustainably harvested from the Okinawan Sea to provide a healthy 2-to-1 ratio of calcium and magnesium.