San Antonio, TX - All Baby & Child, Inc., the parent company and organizer of ABC Kids Expo®, has released a post-show statement regarding their ninth annual trade show, held for the first time at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, KY, on September 23 - 26, 2011.
Preliminary stats showed an overall decrease of about 2,200 after last year’s record-breaking attendance and a venue change for this year’s show. Retail buyers, mostly from the West Coast, were down by about 400. Final numbers are expected in the next few weeks.
K.I.D.S. President Janice Weinman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award and Inducted into Hall of Fame
New York, N.Y., October 6, 2011 – Kids in Distressed Situations, Inc. (K.I.D.S.) today announced that United Legwear Company, LLC pledged to donate 100,000 pairs of new socks to K.I.D.S. to help children in need. The pledge was announced in a spontaneous gesture of giving back by United Legwear’s CEO Mr. Isaac Ash, at Earnshaw Magazine’s 34th Annual Earnie Awards on Monday evening.
Noodle Head Offers New Value Line Just In Time For Holidays
Noodle Head’s Purr-fect Plush Gifts Will Bow-Wow Your Customers
By Justina Huddleston, TD Monthly Magazine
Noodle Head Inc’s popular Pawparazzi sets will be available just in time for the
holidays in a new value line, perfect for customers who’ve had to pinch their pennies in
the recent tough economy.
“We’re offering Pawparazzi pets and accessories in fun new packaging and introducing
them at a lower price point than the boxed sets,” Susan DeCoste, Marketing and
Communications Manager at Noodle Head Inc, told TDmonthly.
Attendees at the 9th Annual ABC Kids Expo® will have no excuse to go hungry thanks to Centerplate, one of the largest hospitality companies in the world and the official concessions contractor for the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.
Doug Simmonds, Centerplate’s general manager, promises that there will be plenty of “food for every budget — from $2.50 hot dogs at concession stands to a $14.95 all-you-can-eat buffet on the mezzanine level with table cloths and china.”
For almost thirteen years, Pamela Neckameyer’s Juvenile Solutions has been looking for, discovering, distributing, and manufacturing a variety of products that are the solutions to common childcare needs. Specializing in baby feeding, bathing, and diapering products, Juvenile Solutions has developed a loyal retail and consumer following that looks to the company for the “next best thing.” Pamela recently gave The Giggle Guide® an inside look at how Juvenile Solutions remains a “go-to” brand for both online retailers and specialty stores in neighborhoods nationwide.
Eco-friendly, festive, and fun lines are now under one rep roof at Scoop, in the California Market Center under the direction of veteran merch mistress Heidi Ngo. Scoop Showroom officially opens August 8, welcoming buyers with cupcakes, champagne, and great buys. Here’s a look at the terrific brands that Heidi now reps in the West, including Junebug, Popochos, Paulina Quintana, Drama, So Rad, Lollypop Tots, PB Green Bags, and Emily Green.
ABC Kids Expo® has announced that its Maternity Square® Showcase will be back in 2011. The showcase, which debuted in 2010, was such a success that ABC is expanding the showcase and continuing to offer the runway to allow exhibitors to feature and demonstrate their products from the “big stage.” A professional model and talent company has been retained to produce and emcee the runway shows.
Hmmm… Mompreneur…..is that my title? I guess it may just be a more exotic word for “Multitasker”! Here’s how it played out yesterday…
I’m sitting with the other neighborhood moms at the park, keeping an eye at C splashing his guts out at the water sprinklers, thinking about (or trying not to!) the list of “things that need to get done today” waiting for me at my desk. I take out a notepad and begin working on some txt updates for my website that need to get done.
ABC Kids Expo® will unveil its enhanced New Product Showcase at the 2011 tradeshow in Louisville, Kentucky. This featured locale, sponsored by Baby Jogger, gives manufacturers a platform to introduce their hottest new products for the coming year to the industry and is a much anticipated feature of the show.
Mr. Schmeltzer Served as Director of Compliance for the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
New York law firm, Phillips Nizer, welcomed David “Dave” Schmeltzer as a Special Consultant for consumer products safety compliance matters in late spring 2011. Dave has a wealth of experience and will be working closely with Jeremy Richardson, a partner at Phillips Nizer in the firm’s Fashion Practice, who devotes a significant amount of his legal practice on children’s apparel, accessories and furniture.