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Mission Statement

Clever Idiots Inc. was founded with the mission of enriching lives by unifying the essential business aspects of international commerce.

Company Profile

Clever Idiots Inc., headquartered in Los Angeles, is a fast-growing company that imports, markets, and distributes gifts, home decor, and fashion accessories to retailers throughout North America.

Since its establishment, Clever Idiots Inc. has helped both manufacturers and retailers maximize their sales and profitability by providing a cutting-edge business approach not found elsewhere in the industry.

We help overseas manufacturers develop, market, and sell their products to hundreds of independent retail stores, Internet stores, and retail chains throughout the world by combining our distribution capability with strategic marketing and branding of our product lines.  We provide timely information on modern market trends and bridge the culture and language gaps between East and West.

For retailers, our helpful sales team, user-friendly e-commerce websites and trade show exhibits across the country make purchasing products both pleasant and convenient. By working in close partnership with our manufacturers and our talented, brand-savvy designers, we are able to consistently provide our customers with quality products that are fresh and unique.  Moreover, because we maintain close contact with our customers, we are able to use their feedback to improve upon the products we develop and introduce.

Our products are currently being sold in some of the finest retail stores in the world, including:

  • The Container Store 
  • Urban Outfitters 
  • Urban Outfitters Europe
  • Anthropologie
  • Anthropologie Europe
  • Forever21
  • Williams Sonoma / West Elm
  • MoMA | The Museum of Modern Art – New York
  • Indigo Books & Music, Inc. – Canada
  • Guggenheim Museum – New York
  • MOCA | The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  • Victoria and Albert Museum – London, UK
  • LACMA | Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Los Angeles Public Library
  • SFMOMA | San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • San Diego Museum of Art
  • San Diego Zoo
  • Seattle Art Museum
  • American Museum of Natural History – New York
  • Nordstromg

  • New York Transit Museum (MTA) – New York
  • Oakland Museum of California
  • Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago
  • Museum of Photographic Arts – San Diego
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • The Clark Museum – Williamstown, MA
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum – Los Angeles, CA
  • The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • The Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
  • ModCloth Inc.
  • UncommonGoods
  • Francis Ford Coppola Winery
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Association
  • Mighty Leaf Tea Company
  • Paper Source
  • Paul Smith Ltd – UK
  • Töchter & Söhne – Germany
  • Waanzinning Gedroomd – Belgium
  • Walther König GMBH & Co. KG – Germany
  • Hot Topic
  • Winners
  • … among many others.

We also export US products overseas (primarily to Japan). Our products are being sold to some of the largest and most notable retailers in Japan, including:

  • Franc Franc
  • About a girl
  • Village Vanguard
  • Loft
  • Don Quijote Co., Ltd

  • Keio Atman Co.,Ltd.
  • Zag Zag
  • Shop In
  • Kokumin
  • Tokyu Hands
  • ANA Intercontinental
  • Excelsior

At Clever Idiots Inc. we are extremely enthusiastic about helping to ensure a strong future for our retailers and our manufacturers.  Please contact us to discuss how we can be an integral part of your team. Our forward-thinking, young, and dynamic team will work passionately to provide you with the best service possible.