I have been attending the KidShow in Las Vegas for the past 7 years. I was there at the first windy tent event at the Rio, through many seasons at the Riviera, and for the past few years at the convenient and comfortable Bally’s. KidShow, under the welcoming and efficient direction of show maestro Denise Raeside, is one of my favorite children’s business events. I talked to a trio of reps to find out how they continue their lucky streak with this Vegas show: 4 Kids on 6, Bob Parrish and 2-2 Hot.
February 12 2010, Vacaville, CA: What’s sweet and simple and priced to sell? Clipettes™, the brand new line from your friends at No Slippy Hair Clippy®! Clipettes™ are the perfect way to introduce No Slippy Hair Clippy® to your customers who might be on a tighter budget, yet still searching for style and quality. Sold in pairs, they feature 16 different ribbons, the best non-slip grip ever, and a price of just $3.50 per pack/MSRP $6.99. We’re packaging them as an assortment of 48 pairs (three per color way), making it possible to be a part of this irresistible program for just $168.00.
Henderson, NV. (February 2010) The Spring/Summer 2010 pediped® collection introduces more than 60 new styles including 25 Originals® styles, 4 Roman-inspired gladiator sandals for the Couture Collection and 39 Flex® styles. pediped’s most exciting collection to date begins shipping February 2010.
The Flex® styles are all about innovation and boast new features incorporating the latest technologies including:
By The Giggle Guide - Wednesday, February 10th 2010
Jill Sundahl is a Los Angeles mother of two young hip kids who share her interest in helping the environment. Recently, Jill decided to put her money where her carbon footprint was, and opened an online and brick-and-mortar environmental specialty store in Studio City, California. Although still a little sprout, her jillybean green store is quickly growing up vibrant and strong. Here, Jilly shares with The Giggle Guide™ how “going green” in retailing can lead to healthy, thriving profits!
Pack your play clothes, kids, Toy Fair 2010 is about to begin! Held in New York on Feb 14-17th, there is sure to be an abundance of creativity and fun. From radical robots to handcrafted dolls, toy makers are pulling out all the stops! They love to make us “ooooh” and “ahhhh” and coax the child within to come out and play. In anticipation of all the awesome new toys, The Giggle Guide™ provides this sneak peek of a few of the items that may make it on Santa’s list this year, including products from Cate & Levi, Foot Cycles, Velcro Kids and Interbots.
Mini Boom by Boom Design Is Represented by In Play Showroom
In Play Showroom at the California Market Center, known for being on the forefront of children’s fashion, representing some of the most cutting-edge brands, products and trends, recently expanded into a new category: Modern Furniture for the modern family, including little couches, a sleek sectional, a standalone measuring book shelf, and accessories.
What’s the perfect environment for nasty germs to invade? A kid’s world! Young children are frequently exposed to harmful germs as they play in close quarters at day cares, schools and playgrounds. Fluctuations in temperature, dry indoor heating, lack of a good night’s sleep, and a poor diet can also contribute to childhood sick days. Believing that “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” The Giggle Guide™ prescribes these germ fighters to help families in the battle against the flu, while giving retailers a healthy sales boost: SquidSoap, Pipila, Crane and PureNight.
Huggalugs is all set to extend a few ruffled inches to its range with the introduction of tween-inspired, Legruffles Longes. Following the popularity of the legwarmer Legruffle,s which were released worldwide last year, Huggalugs announces the upcoming release of the Legruffles Longes.
By retailer request, ** Alpha Industries** Kid division is launching a new Girls Novelty coat line!
Alpha Girls Winter/Holiday 2010 Collection will be showcased at Kidshow Las Vegas (booth #607) and ENK Children’s Club in New York, and at all majors markets in March.
The Alpha Girls line features washable coats in great prints, nylon puffers with goose-down fill, and faux furs with elegant detailing. Come see everything new for Fall 2010 from Alpha Kids for boys and girls.
No matter how vigilant parents may be, kids are bound to get sick from time to time. Fortunately, there are many healthful products available to keep little ones comfortable and on the fast track to wellness. The Giggle Guide™ prescribes Boogie Wipes, Cleanoz, and homeopathic remedies from Heel and Hyland’s to help parents “make everything better.” Stocking these practical items in your store, especially during flu season, can also be a terrific tonic for weak sales.
There are more goodies to be given away this week! If you missed the first launch, then be sure to catch this second launch!
No Slippy Hair Clippy has teamed up with Moby Wrap, who has compiled super exciting gift sets to be given away. Each gift set will contain items from companies who participated in the Boom Boom Room 2010 pre-Golden Globes gifting suite!
Your little one deserves a little celebrity treatment too! And with all the awesome goodies in each gift set, we’re sure you’ll be feeling like quite the celebrity yourself
Plan now for a great summer season with sizzling sales
New additions to the Seasons-UV Collection include UV images that change in sunlight and 50++UPF Beach & Bike Shirts from sizes 0-12.
2010 Seasons-UV swimwear, that dries quickly to become all-day sun protective active wear, is not available for immediate delivery but by placing a minimum order by in February 2010 you will receive value-added merchandise.