Apr 12

Newsflash: Twigs Are Not Inventions

By Luke Hastings | Inventors

It all started like any other day… An inventor called to schedule a new product concept assessment, or what AON Invent calls a Step Two, but that’s when things got weird. “What was his invention?” you ask. Good question! I’ll start by saying you could probably find one laying in your yard… Inventors News Flash, not all […]

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May 15

The Innovation Paradox

By Larry Robertson, CEO | Inventors

What is The Innovation Paradox? Good old Charlie Dickens said it best in his classic novel, A Tale of Two Cities: The growth of eCommerce is creating some of the greatest challenges and opportunities the retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry has ever seen. We call this the innovation paradox. The demand for innovation has never been […]

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Sep 30

Ask Larry: An Inventor’s Next Step

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

At AON Invent, we love to answer questions from inventors. Most of those questions have to do with invention evaluation, product evaluation process for existing products and suggestions for an inventor’s next step. Here’s an example of a recent inquiry from an inventor asking about what her next step should be and how the product evaluation process works. […]

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Sep 28

SnappDown: A Product by AON Invent

By Melinda Martin | Inventors

SnappDown™ Merchandizing System is an innovation that was brought to market by AON Invent. This product addresses three key areas that big box retailers are constantly looking to improve in: 1) It increases safety in the store by covering up the raw pallet. 2) It dramatically decreases the labor hours required to set up displays. 3) […]

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