Seattle, WA (August 2010) — See Kai Run, popular manufacturer of the perfect first shoe for new walkers, is continuing to grow its Far East market with a new distributorship in Taiwan and Singapore/Malaysia. The shoe company also expands into the Middle East with a distributorship in Israel. With these additions, See Kai Run strengthens its worldwide presence, continuing to win over overseas markets with its unique take on urban footwear for first steps — inspiring the kind of enthusiasm for the brand that exists here at home.
Tired of the usual fluffy teddy bears that are out in the market? Plushroom Soup breaks away from the norm by introducing strange, yet lovable stuffed animals in tasty shapes and color combinations that have never been seen before! The unique patterns of Plushroom Soup plushies set them far apart from other stuffed animals in the market. Jessica Pucket, the ingenious creator of Plushroom Soup, chooses the finest prints and fabrics and cooks up attractive patterns into yummy handmade plushies.
We truly appreciate the celebrities who take the time to write personal thank-you notes for their BopStarBaby Celebrity Baby Baskets. Here’s a perfect example; an email we received this month from Andrea Canning, a correspondent on ABC-TV’s Good Morning America:
“Thank you so very much for the wonderful baby gifts for Charlotte! They are just so so precious! I love the tights and BabyLegs, but every item was just so nice. I will definitely recommend to friends and keep an eye out for any segments we do on baby stuff. Thank you again! So thoughtful :)”
Whether preschoolers are riding in the sunny back seat, playing on the beach, or learning to snow ski, the sun can be damaging to their eyes. Putting sunscreen on children has become second nature for parents, but protecting little eyes is equally as important. The trick to getting young children to don a pair of sunglasses is to offer them a pair they will actually wear! TYCS Enterprises in Chicago is a family-owned and operated business that makes colorful, cool sunglasses toddlers adore.
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The Treehouse Showroom at the California Market Center offers retailers fresh, new exciting lines to make the most of every fashion season. Owner Elisa Lysiak say, “We pride ourselves in finding the best products in the marketplace for retailers to offer their customers. Our corner location Suite A-642 is known for its visual style and attention-grabbing window displays. We are in the heart of the Los Angeles fashion district and participate in eight Fashion Week events per year.”
GrUVywear is Now Available at The Treehouse Showroom!
Get the UV in groovy, hip, protective swimwear! grUVywear specializes in fashionable, fun, UV-protective swimwear that offers a UPF of 50+, blocking over 97.5% of the sun’s harmful rays. grUVywear offers colorful UV protective sun wear for babies, kids and adults.
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® delivered a comprehensive line-up of brand named products and new to market resources during the July Market. With new showrooms added to its permanent collection and sold out Temporaries, The Chicago Market offered buyers and retailers highly sought after product lines and unique specialty resources that helped differentiate retailer and buyers’ business.
Snackers of all ages can grab finger foods on the go without worrying abut spilling food on their clothes, when they use The Krumbler from Green Giraffes. This durable cloth napkin can be placed over the lap or tied around the neck to catch falling crumbs and keep splashes of drinks from staining clothes. The ties on the sides are designed to allow for easy roll up after eating so the Krumbler can be stowed in a bag and taken anywhere.
World Market Center Las Vegas was abuzz with ambition and enthusiasm as the home furnishings complex kicked off its first mega-market event on August 2, 2010. Day one marked the energetic launch with a trilogy of shows, including Las Vegas Market, Gift + Home and Vegas Kids. Brimming with exclusive educational programming, celebrations, and advanced technologies — opening day was a terrific success! Here are few products that caught The Giggle Guide®’s attention from Whittle Shortline Railroad, Kelsey’s Collection, Crystorama Lighting Group and Room Magic.
Summer Place is a wholesale rep group specializing in high-end baby and children’s products. The sales organization has over 2000 active customers, and covers the Southeast territory, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Summer Place represents 30 different product lines. Owner Brittany Harrell says, “We strive to provide outstanding customer service to our stores through a consistent and dedicated sales rep team and a customer relationship management system designed specifically for our industry and our showroom.” Here, Harrell gives us an up-close, personal look into what makes Summer Place shine.
Sustainability is still a buzzword in the gifts and decorative accessories industry, and it’s not too late to green your store — if even by just a little bit.
There are two ways to go green. The first is obvious — stock eco-friendly products. “Consumers’ interest in green products has not waned, and they are still willing to pay premium price points for quality, stylish and authentically green goods,” according to Home Accents Today.