Brookstone is a chain of retail stores in the United States. Its first location opened in 1973 in Peterborough, New Hampshire. The companys headquarters are currently located in Merrimack, New Hampshire. Brookstone sells a wide assortment of products including remote control helicopters and drones, alarm clocks and smartwatches, massage chairs, speakers, iPads and tablet accessories, blankets, pillows, and many other lifestyle items. Most of the products sold at Brookstone stores are designed by the company and sold under its own brand (white brand). Brookstone stores are generally found in shopping malls and high-traffic city areas, such as Midtown Manhattan. The company is also distinctive in that it allows customers to play with any product in the store before making a purchase.