Business is booming at The Chicago Market, and now is the time for you to be a part of it. Exhibiting at The Chicago Market is E-A-S-Y!
Early advertising: When you exhibit with The Chicago Market, you reap the rewards of an all-inclusive marketing package. You will be listed in the Product Locator, our online directory available 24/7, in the Preview Directory, mailed to over 30,000 Chicago Market buyers, and the Onsite Directory, available to everyone during the market.
Growing up in a family of nine children, JC and Reid Smoot took mental notes as their seven other siblings geared up for a family road trip. Each child would bring their favorite stuffed animal to cuddle, a pillow to rest their head on and a blanket to keep warm. Years later, JC and Reid capitalized on their siblings’ packing techniques to create Zoobie pets, the ideal travel companion. Zoobies, as they are affectionately known, are all-in-one cuddly-soft stuffed animals and plush pillows.
In February, KidShow Las Vegas showcased adorable children’s apparel and accessories from preemie and newborn to tween, in all price ranges and styles from promising new designers to the leading brands. KidShow has a well-deserved reputation as a fantastic event that is filled to the brim with interesting items, and February’s show did not disappoint! The Giggle Guide® presents a few of the many innovative, eye-catching products from KidShow, including offerings from Weboo, Tiny Ducky, Button-Caps, Popsie Organics and Kanga-Ganga.
Bibi & Mimi, award-winning creator of baby accessories, gifts, footwear, legwear, apparel and diaper bags has launched new designs of baby onepieces at ENK Children’s Club. There are 4 new designs of onepieces with SRP of $16.99. These cute designs come in an adorable gift package with a ribbon handle. No gift-wrap necessary.
Between all the exciting shopping excursions, baby shower gifts, and hand-me-downs from friends and relatives, new parents often end up with an abundance of baby outfits in various sizes even before the baby arrives. With the clutter of so much apparel, many adorable outfits can be easily overlooked and quickly outgrown. The Happy Closet has the perfect solution for organizing baby’s closet, ensuring that cute outfits in the appropriate size are easily located and enjoyed.
When it comes to finding a path to help children in need, many shoe manufacturers are stepping in the right direction. Several children’s shoe companies have taken giant leaps to support their favorite charities and programs. pediped, See Kai Run, and MooShu Trainers are perfect examples of companies who give back in a way that helps kids and families, and also builds the quality reputation of their brands.
Tragedy touches us all, but it is never so poignant as when the hardest hit are the innocent. Yesterday morning 2 year old Layla Grace passed away from her long battle with Neuroblastoma. By her side was her mother Shanna and father Ryan.
Sales reps and their showrooms are an important and valuable service link between manufacturers and retailers. In the children’s industry, sales reps often hold the key to open the right retail doors for manufacturers to succeed and boost sales. Many of the best reps work their trade in permanent showrooms designed to showcase multiple lines to their best advantage. These showrooms are the ideal venue for wholesale buyers to shop efficiently and do business with trusted sales professionals. The Giggle Guide® regularly features sales reps and showrooms throughout the country that play a valuable role in the distribution chain. Today, our spotlight is shining brightly on Two’s Company, The Klein Group, Accentrics, The Rose Garden and Ali’s Market.
ENK Children’s Club at Javits Center in NYC opened Sunday and continues through March 9th. This event is the largest children’s apparel show featuring Fall 2010 collections, as well as some immediate-buy specials for this spring and summer. Before the red carpets are pulled up for another season, check out these fantastic brands at Children’s Club: Kicokids, Honeyami, Ideo and No Added Sugar.
The African proverb, “it takes a village to raise a child,” could not hold more true for us at The Giggle Guide®. As a comprehensive online destination for information related to the children’s marketplace, we are committed to the industry we represent: children. Like everyone in the children’s business, we are fortunate to be a part of the “business of youth,” and want to give back and make a difference in the lives of children who are innocent victims of their environment.
Following the theme robin wren designs is known for, simple and sweet, the fall 2010 line is outstanding. Take a peek at our new Appliqued apparel. Make a statement with our crocheted hats which are the perfect addition to an outfit. They are stylish and trendy, in vibrant colors. This line is hand made in the USA.