Walmart’s “Get On The Shelf” competition has entered the final stage of voting.
Over 1 million votes were cast in the first round, according to Walmart. 10 finalists were chosen from the more than 4000 products that were submitted. Of these 10, the top three will earn sales space on Walmart.com, and the grand prize winner may be sold at select Walmarts across the country.
We first told you about the “Get On The Shelf” competition in early January. Walmart launched the competition as a way find undiscovered products, and to give small companies and inventors a way to be found.
The first round of voting took place from March 7 through April 4. The 10 finalists from that round represents a diverse product group. In no particular order, the 10 finalists are:
A We the People bracelet with an ingrained description of the Amendments to the Bill of Rights.
A bimonthly Christian print magazine and Online Sisterhood for teen girls called SUSIE.
Mr. Spritz Mysterious Shirts, which have images that only appear with the shirt is wet.
Bios Clinical Acne System, a topical probiotic acne treatment.
Veterans Farm Datil Pepper Salt, seasoned salt from a farm that provides horticulture therapy to soldiers.
Soleeze Spring Loaded Insoles, “Shock Absorbers for your body.”
The PlateTopper, which is said to turn any plate into an airtight food container.
Humankind Water, a water bottling company who says they give 100% of their net profits to provide clean drinking water for some of the 1 billion of people in this world.
Sola Bag, a lunch bag the promoters say stays cold with no batteries or electricity.
And SnapIt Eyeglass Repair Kit which claims to have easier to install eyeglass screws.
This final stage of voting started April 11 and goes through April 24. Instructions for participating in the voting are available through the competition’s website, http://getontheshelf.com.