Our first Baby Shop Hop (www.babyshophop.com) is due September 1, 2010, but our newest event wouldn’t be complete without a chance to give back to the community that makes our Shop Hops possible! For each logo found and clicked on during the Baby Shop Hop we will make a donation to a charity.
Which charity, you ask? That’s for YOU to help us decide. Starting June 1, Shop Hop Productions launched their “Charity Select” contest.
Hudson’s June 2010 issue featured plenty of No Slippy Hair Clippy® in their urban chic “Keep Posted” fashion editorial. There’s a luscious red Kaia flower clip, a shocking pink Emily bow, a Makayla ladybug clip, and a fun turquoise Kaia clip, clipped to a purse. They’re the perfect counterpoint to this raw, gritty photo spread – like seeing fresh green shoots sprouting through cracks in the sidewalk.
Jim and Marlo Poole started Carolina Baby Company in November, 2007 after relocating from Southern California to the Southeast. They represent some of the finest baby and children’s gifts, gear, apparel, toys and accessories. They are well-known for “Poole-ing” their many resources and sharing their experiences to help their customers succeed.
Here, Marlo shares her insights on what makes for a good rep/manufacturer/retailer relationship, and what Carolina Baby Company does to build strong, and personal, business relationships.
I use Spring Bean clamps for everything! Repairing toys, hanging blankets in sunny windows, and creating tents on a daily basis. It’s gotten to the point that I just keep a bag of them in my car! It’s unbelievable how often I reach for them…
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.
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.
Last month we saw “The Biggest Loser” host Allison Sweeney on a preview of the cover of Working Mother with her daughter Megan, who was wearing a light pink No Slippy Hair Clippy® Emily bow. Well, when we finally received our very own copy of Working Mother, we were thrilled to see three more wonderful pictures of little Megan inside, wearing her No Slippy® bow in every one of them!
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.