Halo® Innovations, makers of the original and best-selling SleepSack ® wearable blanket, is unveiling a breakthrough line of sleepwear that literally “breathes,” resulting in healthier skin for baby. The new HALO ComfortLuxe™ fabric, accepted by the National Eczema Association, helps to regulate body temperature and to wick moisture away from the skin where it is evaporates quickly - twice as fast as cotton fabric. Babies wearing ComfortLuxe fabric remain cooler when it’s warm and warmer when it’s cool, for healthier skin and more comfortable sleep.
Introducing Four New Pawparazzi Pets by Noodle Head
Top Pick for 2010!
Just as Hollywood creates new A-List celebrities every year, Pawparazzi Pets by Noodle Head creates new in-demand plush celebrity toy pets too. Kids love to collect them and now there are four new Pawparazzi Pets that have hit the runway and they’re ready for their close-up!
An Event Worth Recycling - January 31 – February 2, 2011
In keeping with its role as a leading Big Apple venue, 7 W New York is pleased to welcome the Eco-Friendly Expo, a high-end business-to-business marketplace spotlighting eco-innovation and sustainable design. This timely trade show will take place January 31 – February 2 in the premier event space located on the building’s 11th floor, during the New York Market’s Winter Gift Show Week (January 28 to February 3, 2011). The Expo will serve as a platform for environmentally friendly companies, services and buyers.
Bugalug, a fashionable and functional accessories brand, began when Sundi Hoffman scratched her head wondering how she could solve a problem her friend was having with her newborn’s hair clips. Born from necessity, Bugalug now offers hair accessories, pony loops, adjustable head bands, boys’ cool cuffs, and soother savers pacifier clips. Sundi candidly shares her story, including the inspiration, perspiration and celebration of Bugalug’s success.
A city of slots and sequins, Las Vegas is not normally associated with babies, but next week the dancers better step aside; the diaper crowd is moving in! One of Trade Show Week’s 200 largest shows, ABC (All Baby & Child) Kids Expo 2010 requires no poker face — every single exhibitor will have traveled to Nevada with a simple intention: to lay their cards on the table and wait for someone, in a manner of speaking, to play. The Giggle Guide® has the skinny on bare2britches™, Mayron’s Goods®, Cool Gel ‘n Cap™, and The Little Acorn™; terrific brands who make success look as easy as ABC!
From a humble garage in 1973, the husband and wife team of Tom and Linda McConnell set out on a mission: to provide children with high quality, innovative toys. With Tom creating rocking horses, and Linda painting them, this dynamic team built Prince Lionheart, one of the front-running companies in the children’s industry. As the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, Prince Lionheart remains a ground-breaking company today; renowned for its top-notch, original products and exceptional service!
In Play Showroom will be at the ABC Show in Las Vegas (October 10th-13th). We will be showing Me in Mind [infant shoes & socks], Mini Maniacs [bibs], and Sand Cassel by Goorin [hats]. Please come and see us at Booth #2519. Hope to see you there! Viva Las Vegas!
With recent news reports focusing on harmful substances in children’s products, parents are now more safety-conscious than ever — especially when choosing tableware for their children. Consumers are also continuing to express a growing interest in “greener” recycled products. Fortunately, there are several brands offering durable, non-toxic tableware that is produced using recycled corn, melamine and stainless steel, in colorful and interesting shapes that are particularly appealing to children. Set a place for these tasty dining innovations from Oré (SugerBooger®), Dandelion, Ginkgo and Zak Designs!
By The Giggle Guide - Thursday, September 30th 2010
An important aspect of being a responsible children’s retailer is educating customers about modern safety concerns and the related improvements that have been made to products. Bisphenol-A (BPA), a once widely-used plasticizer in baby bottles, plastic bottles, food can linings and microwavable dishes, has recently been linked to serious health problems. Reassure your customers that there are innovative, BPA-free products available, like these from Silikids, Vapur and Base Brands, that they can feel secure about using for their children and themselves. Here’s a toast to good news!
Come and play in NYC with The Giggle Guide® as we romp through the festivities to be found at The Children’s Club ENK Show! Running from October 3rd-5th at the Javits Center in New York City, ENK promises to be full of tempting goodies. We can’t wait to feast our eyes on the bounty, so today we are treating you all to a sneak peak of what you can expect at this extravaganza. Here is a tasting of some favorites, including Ragdoll and Rockets, Verimode, Baby CZ and 10 Again. Let us know what you love best, plus check back soon for our full report of the show!
All Baby & Child, Inc. (ABC), the parent company and organizer of the ABC Kids Expo, is proud to announce that 2010 will mark the largest attendance of toy manufacturers since its inaugural year in 2003. Presently there are over 100 companies that are declaring the “primary product line to be Toy and AV. More than half of these companies are First Time exhibitors and many represent product launches. Many of the exhibitors are from the United States, but companies from Belgium to New Zealand to Hong Kong will be in attendance.