Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market’s 50th anniversary, June 23rd thru 29th! This comprehensive wholesale merchandise resource amps up the “WOW!” factor by bringing buyers and exhibitors together to show off the newest products and the hottest trends in children’s products. This is one show you won’t want to miss, and we thought we’d entice you with a few colossal showstoppers from Judith Edwards Designs, Cherished Moments, Custom Woodz, and MaryJack Studios.
With Chicago’s Top Celebrity Chefs Saturday, July 24, 6-8pm
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® hosts its “Shop Late Night” charity shopping event on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Attendees of the “Late Night” will enjoy an evening of late night shopping, celebrity chefs, international wines and great entertainment.
Shop Hop Productions announces the Baby Shop Hop, an online shopathon that provides Baby Industry Businesses a guaranteed way to grow their business while giving back to the community, and gives Shop Hoppers a reason to shop for a cause.
Young artists usually have their first private showing on the famous gallery known as The Refrigerator, in homes across the country. However, second-grader Liv Larson’s parents loved their daughter’s creations so much, they transformed them into a collection of delightful greeting cards, Liv Notes! The overall response to Liv’s art was so positive, that the Larson family realized they were onto something special.
Preschooler’s brains develop and form synapses at a rate that astounds scientists and parents alike! Every brain literally contains more neurons than there are stars in the sky, and each neuron has the ability to form connections through learning. Preschoolers love to soak up an astonishing amount of information, so it is the perfect time to introduce them to the wonderful world of learning through the playful examination of books. The World Almanac for Kids Puzzler Deck: Trucks, Trains & More! from Chronicle Books is the perfect introduction to give children a jump-start on the learning road of life.
HENDERSON, Nev. (June 2010) — Beginning June 8 through July 11, pediped® footwear will host a Purchases with Purpose fundraiser. Fifty percent of the purchase price will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. During this period, select styles of both Originals and Flex shoes will be marked down as much as 40 percent.
Alpha Industries sets the standard as a leader in cutting-edge apparel design. From flight decks to civilian sidewalks, Alpha stands on the frontlines of quality and fashion. Alpha is tried, tested and proven, and will remain part of the American culture. A youthful twist on that fashion history and tradition has now been brought to the children’s market under the Alpha Kids tag. Danielle Nestor, Director of Design and Marketing for Alpha Industries’ Kids Division, shares with us a Behind The Brand look at both its 50-plus year worldwide legacy and the birth of its newest creation, Alpha Kids.
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® is proud to announce that Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will lead the keynote presentation at this year’s July Market, on Monday July 26.
It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s Hero Jones Designs! Leaps and bounds above the ordinary, Hero Jones Designs takes well-deserved pride in its super, hand-crafted, high-quality line of uniquely fun pieces that little girls and boys go ga-ga over! As the executive director of a Minneapolis theater, Amy Jones is the brains and brawn behind the Hero Jones Designs label. She’s proud to come from a large family of artists who help provide savvy creative inspiration for her extraordinary designs.
From the moment babies are born, the world becomes a classroom of playful exploration and learning, which is why it’s important to offer them high-quality learning play opportunities. Every waking moment is a chance for interaction and bonding that promotes intelligence, confidence and the security that comes from being cared for with tenderness and loving attention. In the spirit of giving the very best to the children of the world, Jellycat offers ample opportunities for cooing and giggles!