Help your customers avoid travel nightmares! Whether simply driving to the local park, or navigating unfamiliar GPS routes on a summer road trip, parents need to be extra organized when getting out and about with babies and kids in tow. The Giggle Guide® encourages you to stock up on and suggest terrific travel essentials like Chicco car seats, Itzy Ritzy car seat covers, Dandelion toys and teethers, organicKidz thermal bottles, and Mrs. Smith diaper bags. These nifty products turn any trip away from the comforts of home into a pleasure cruise!
Carolina Baby Company, a manufacturer’s representative of children’s gear and gifts, is proud to announce their recent partnership with several new brands including: LifeFactory: innovative, non-toxic products like glass baby bottles and adult beverage bottles; Baby JaR: fun, funky, and hip line of bibs, burp cloths, blankets, and hooded towels; and the Oh Plah bracelet that a baby or child can safely play with as a toy or teether.
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.
Satsuma Designs fans are showering babies from coast to coast with the company’s spring and summer weight organic bamboo baby products. From the best selling double ply organic bamboo jersey swaddling blanket to the perfect-fit infant cap each item in the organic bamboo jersey line is ultra soft, breathable, and always eco-chic.
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).
Summer is almost here, and after a seemingly endless school year, kids are antsy for some fun in the sun! Families will soon be out enjoying beaches, pools, and tons of fun, sun-shine-anigans. Summer shopping isn’t limited to just swimsuits and towels though. Today’s parents are concerned about safeguarding their children from harmful UV exposure, and they’re stocking up on plenty of sun-protection. With these hot products from Splash Funwear, Seasons UV Swim & Active Wear, Baby Banz, TruKid, and Kiss My Face, parents can feel at ease while the kids safely enjoy those beautiful rays.
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.
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.
We are thrilled to share with you the latest news on Sound Beginnings. We’ve just received confirmation that a segment featuring our product will run on the popular CBS morning show, The Doctors, on May 20th—during sweeps week! The segment, which as recorded last week, includes a lively discussion about the product and its use, and even shows the product on a mannequin. The promotional value of this spot is unparalleled and is only the beginning of great things to come.
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.
Convincing a stubborn young child to take a bath can sometimes be a challenge. Luckily, a few fun tub toys can make those little bath time balkers dive into the water for a sporting splish-splash adventure. Pendergrass takes to tub toys like a duck to water, and offers a variety of fun packs designed to coax even the most bath-phobic youngsters into the tub.