The top stationery trends for 2010 as forecasted in January by Stationery Trends magazine have been popping up all over the place. You can observe these new trends and much more at the upcoming Chicago Market. There, you’ll have access to special programming, networking, new products, book signings, special guests and more. But for now, have a look at some of the latest stationery trends below.
Eco-chic stationery includes products made from recycled materials or items with natured-inspired themes.
Lucky Jade introduces baby chai by Lucky Jade, a new contemporary lifestyle collection fusing the brand’s well known nature-inspired graphics with lush eco friendly materials. The collection debuts a new cloth diapering system created from these same natural elements designed to bring this environmentally friendly solution to the modern luxury market. Bath wraps, bunting bags, blankets, and beautifully packaged gift sets complete this new line of stylish baby essentials.
CHICAGO, IL (May 18, 2010) – The Chicago Market: Living and Giving®, July 22-28, 2010, promises to be action packed with an exciting calendar of business and retail seminars and special events. The Market’s highlights include an exciting keynote presentation from Jerry Greenfield, co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s Homemade Inc. and The Power Lunch Seminar Series, where buyers will learn from leading retail consultants.
Pelham, NH – May, 2010 - Babe Ease®, LLC, the New Hampshire-based creator and distributor of the Original Clean Shopper® shopping cart cover and other award-winning baby accessories will debut its new Wee BE Organic® Peace Collection of Clean Shoppers®, burp cloths, caps, bibs and body suits at the 2010 Holiday Gift Show in New York.
“This is exciting ground for us,” said Missy Cohen-Fyffe president of Babe Ease®. “We’ve attempted to produce sustainable Clean Shoppers® in the past, but were never able to make them affordable, adorable and organic at the same time. That is, until now.”
Soft natural cotton. Fair trade practices. Ecologically friendly farming and production. These are the components that make up our Wee BE Organic® line of 100% certified organic cotton baby products.
All of our Wee BE Organic® baby products are made from 100% organically grown and milled cotton and adhere firmly to printing processes that pass Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS). Our packaging is simple, PVC free, and passes GOTS standards.
7 W New York® will host The Eco-Friendly Expo, showcasing the best in high-end design, architecture, transportation, travel, art and fashion. The Expo is devoted to bringing green to a grand new level, with over 50 exhibitors on board for the boutique style marketplace including El Museo del Barrio, Decorazon Gallery, Kohler, Cosmos Communications, The Architect’s Newspaper, Bath Fitters, Siw Thai Silk, Green Mountain Energy, Juan Valdez Coffee, and Recycle-A-Bicycle (recycleabicycle.org).
The following exhibitors and showrooms will be offering show specials and discounts during market!
L.A. MART — 1ST FLOOR
WILCO IMPORTS, SUITE 166
Shop our showroom each morning for our famous cinnamon bagel chips and coffee. Then join us from 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm Thursday-Sunday for champagne and a raffle!
TWO’S COMPANY/TOZAI HOME/CUPCAKES & CARTWHEELS, SUITE 2LOBBY
Pick up a functional & fashionable Two’s Company tote bag and complimentary bottle of water.
We will also be serving our famous freshly-baked cookies.
Secure your prime booth space in the Kids Collection at the California Gift Show, July 16–19, 2010! The California Gift Show is the largest gift show on the West Coast, home to tens of thousands of quality buyers and is the destination for the latest trends.
All Baby and Kids exhibitors are now located in the Los Angeles Convention Center, providing more convenience for buyers as well as increasing the size of this collection. Exhibit in the company of over 250 children’s product lines and highly regarded companies, including:
Congratulations to Marlo Hoffman and Lisa Starbuck, co-founders of PsychoBaby in Chicago that celebrated its seventh anniversary earlier this May! This one-of-a-kinda-crazy brick and mortar kids’ store also now counts the Internet as its worldwide territory. The store is fun, funky, wild, original and a celebration of all things that are hipper, cooler, trendier, edgier and as unique as children’s individual personalities and creative outlooks.
For every 10 Carabeans you buy, receive 1 free Spring Bean in the color of your choice! If you haven’t tried these yet, it’s a great way to test them out.
Remind your clients that Carabeans and Spring Beans will make summer traveling easier—what’s a trip to the amusement park without somewhere to hang all your bags, and a stroller tent clamped over a sleeping baby?
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® announces its Market dates through the next three years, 2011 – 2013.
The Chicago Market continues to expand its permanent showrooms and temporary resources, and for the upcoming July 2010 Market. Buyers can expect to see up to five new showrooms, a significant growth in temporary suites, and 35% new-to-market resources.
The Chicago Market is an affordable place to do business too with $10 per square foot rates for exhibitors, plus travel hotel rates starting as low as $129 per night and $10 daily parking vouchers for attendees for this July.
Advise Retailers On How To Take Their Business To The Next Level
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 29, 2010) – The California Gift Show® announced today that Gordon Segal, chairman and co-founder of Crate and Barrel will present the keynote presentation, “It All Begins With The Merchandise,” at the July Market, from 11 AM – 12 Noon on Friday, July 16, 2010.