I thought this study on merchandise and profit was pretty interesting. There are some environments for youth workers where raising funds for the program sometimes comes out of merchandising. Even if you are not interested in making money for the youth group you may just want to be sure that you don’t lose money either. Jakprints is a global merchandise manager for artists and creatives. Their recent study on the top 20 most profitable pieces of merchandise have been summed up in the info graphic below.
I also like the cost to retail price graphic at the bottom.