AmericasMart® Atlanta presents thousands of gift lines on display at The Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market® January 12-19, 2011. Show organizers search the country for exciting product lines to debut from a variety of categories, with a focus on offering retailers innovative products that will keep their stores ahead of the trends. This season, products range from well-known characters with a twist, such as the limited edition Hello Kitty collection, to classic gifts with new appeal like hand-painted wooden yo-yos, and hand-made slippers that look like they should be on display in an art gallery!
Our 50++UPF LOL line, Laugh out Loud and Lots of Love, with UV activated images, have kids thinking its magic and parents get visual reminders to reapply sunscreen on exposed areas.
Whether it is a sun vacation or summertime back yard fun our UV swimwear dries quickly to become all day sun protection active wear. Great for biking, boating, cottage, camp and or swimming. Imediate stock available and our new 2011 summer line available in May.
New this summer Mom & Dad 50++UPF Solar Guards and Hoodies.
CPSC is in the process of notifying manufactures of the Database and encouraging them to “register” a company representative who will receive information about complaints pertaining to their company’s products. I strongly encourage each of you to nominate and register such an individual so that you will have an opportunity to timely respond to any published complaint.
For your information, a press release from the CPSC announcing the Database is available on their website (www.cpsc.gov)
Beyond the baby basics, the most desired shower gifts are functional products that showcase singular quality in design and style. “Cuteness” is also an essential element shoppers look for, hoping to induce plenty of jubilant “oohs!” and “ahhs!” during the gift opening occasion. When customers are in search of “the perfect gift,” steer them to baby shower must-haves from Itzy Ritzy, Wry Baby, Urban Smalls and Dara & Co. These innovative companies offer fresh, fun, exceptional products that are guaranteed to bring a downpour of fun-loving giggles and heart-warming memories to the party.
See Kai Run, popular manufacturer of the perfect first shoe is poised to debut its new big kid line, Kai, at this season’s upcoming trade shows. Kai continues on where See Kai Run leaves off with sizes to fit post-toddler to school-aged kids 2 to 6 years old.
“We want kids to grow up with See Kai Run,” says founder Cause Haun. “Since 2004, our customers have told us over and over again that they want the same See Kai Run styling they love in larger sizes. We’re so thrilled that the wait is finally over and the new larger sizes have arrived!”
Now fashion and function are even more affordable!
Roundhouse Design Collaborative is excited to announce new, lower pricing for its award-winning Oh Plah! Teething Bracelet. Previously retailing for 19.99, the wearable teether and multi-sensory toy is now retailing for 14.99. Please contact Caryn Paradis at Roundhouse (860.581.4594 x101) for wholesale pricing information.
Along with the joy and pride of welcoming a new little being into the world, expectant parents are also charged with the exciting task of designing an inviting nursery for their bundle of joy. Long departed are the days where choices for nursery décor were limited to fluffy bunnies or yellow ducks. The world of nursery décor has evolved to include a vast array of styles from modern to traditional, French country to shabby chic. In the world of nursery décor products, Martinek BéBé, The Rug Market, Kristaben, and New Arrivals, Inc. are some fantastic brands that stand out for their quality, attention to detail, and designer style.
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® is excited to announce the addition of South African Consulate artists to the January Market. The South African Consulate will be featuring over 12 artists in booth, 8-9100and 8-9111. Exclusive South African handmade products offered, include hand-blown glass, wood carvings, wire and bead products, basket weaving, jewelry, clothing accessories and much more.
The California Gift Show® continues to evolve and excite, by offering buyers a global experience with its rebranded Kentia-The Global Marketplace section. Kentia, which unveiled a new look at the July 2010 market, has been well received by exhibitors and buyers alike.
An International experience that cannot be found at any other gift show.
Wintertime brings special challenges for parents and kids. Dressing for a simple trek outside often ends up as an all-out hunt for the proper outerwear and accessories that are essential to keep tiny heads and hands warm. Trying to keep track of kids’ hats and mittens is nearly impossible! Little kittens lose their mittens, which means lots of trips to the store for extras that eventually meet the same fate. Now, thanks to the resourceful, all-in-one design of RoozKidz! winter apparel, parents can abandon the struggle to keep those tiny articles in tow.
The concept behind BABYBEARSHOP™ is a simple one: give parents and babies the best organic skincare. Free of all things synthetic, the full line of soaps, lotions, and oils from BABYBEARSHOP offers products that are easy on the environment as well as the body. Featured in several popular magazines, including Vogue, Pregnancy and Newborn, and Lucky, and on television’s Today show, BABYBEARSHOP is educating consumers how healthy skin comes from nature.
Dresses from Blue Juniper capture the blue-gray color of an evergreen, vivid impressions of red and orange hibiscus flowers on khaki, luau-purple dahlias floating on a creamy pink background, and pale pastels that run the circumference of an artist’s color wheel. These are only a few of the colorful visions and fabric designs that Blue Juniper crafts into a flower garden of stylish and easy-to-wear dresses and accessories ready for spring and fall fashion bouquets! The creations have a home-made character with simple, airy styling that makes them comfortable and practical, with plenty of eye-appeal.