Mixing rainy days with children can be a recipe for disaster. When kids are stuck indoors, they get antsy, loud, and BORED! Cooped up kids are dangerous to family health, as they push just the right buttons to drive parents crazy, or at least to distraction. Retailers to the rescue! Help families quickly cool down the kids’ cabin fever with entertaining products from The Little Experience, eebee, GIANTmicrobes, and Buckyballs. With a surplus of tedium tamers on hand, your business will be on your customers’ list of “fun places to go,” and they will happily spend extra time and money in your store.
Oomfy has released a range of adorable plush dolls with companion books. Each doll represent an actual orphaned animal from the Limpopo region of South Africa, whose story is told in pictures and text in the delightful companion board book. Little ones will love each charming and true oomfy story presented in these brightly colored educational books. The snugly soft dolls are made from super soft rose swirl plush. The were simply made to hug. Only non-toxic certified Azo-free dyes are used in our products.
Our first Baby Shop Hop (www.babyshophop.com) is due September 1, 2010, but our newest event wouldn’t be complete without a chance to give back to the community that makes our Shop Hops possible! For each logo found and clicked on during the Baby Shop Hop we will make a donation to a charity.
Which charity, you ask? That’s for YOU to help us decide. Starting June 1, Shop Hop Productions launched their “Charity Select” contest.
Jim and Marlo Poole started Carolina Baby Company in November, 2007 after relocating from Southern California to the Southeast. They represent some of the finest baby and children’s gifts, gear, apparel, toys and accessories. They are well-known for “Poole-ing” their many resources and sharing their experiences to help their customers succeed.
Here, Marlo shares her insights on what makes for a good rep/manufacturer/retailer relationship, and what Carolina Baby Company does to build strong, and personal, business relationships.
Masala (mə sä′lə) 1. a pungent and aromatic mixture of ground spices used in Indian cooking. 2. A distinctive and delectably vibrant brand of children’s clothing! Defined by its lusciously spicy signature colors of clove brown, saffron, turmeric yellow and raani pink, Masala Baby manufactures its unique apparel from fabrics exclusively sourced from India. Constructed with traditional techniques such as handloom, block print, hand screen, hand embroidery and applique techniques, this comfy and stylish clothing line offers plenty of modern, global appeal.
I use Spring Bean clamps for everything! Repairing toys, hanging blankets in sunny windows, and creating tents on a daily basis. It’s gotten to the point that I just keep a bag of them in my car! It’s unbelievable how often I reach for them…
Henderson, NV (June 2010) – pediped® introduces the next generation in ultimate comfort for children with Memory Foam Technology™ (MFT™ ) in their signature ballet flats and sandals for boys and girls. The responsive and high-density Memory Foam Technology™ (MFT™) insoles mold to a child’s foot and spring back when pressed to absorb shock, and minimize impact. The MFT™ insoles also react to body temperature, distribute weight and provide support where needed. This creates a custom fit that is comparable to none.
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market’s 50th anniversary, June 23rd thru 29th! This comprehensive wholesale merchandise resource amps up the “WOW!” factor by bringing buyers and exhibitors together to show off the newest products and the hottest trends in children’s products. This is one show you won’t want to miss, and we thought we’d entice you with a few colossal showstoppers from Judith Edwards Designs, Cherished Moments, Custom Woodz, and MaryJack Studios.
With Chicago’s Top Celebrity Chefs Saturday, July 24, 6-8pm
The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® hosts its “Shop Late Night” charity shopping event on Saturday, July 24, 2010. Attendees of the “Late Night” will enjoy an evening of late night shopping, celebrity chefs, international wines and great entertainment.
Shop Hop Productions announces the Baby Shop Hop, an online shopathon that provides Baby Industry Businesses a guaranteed way to grow their business while giving back to the community, and gives Shop Hoppers a reason to shop for a cause.
Young artists usually have their first private showing on the famous gallery known as The Refrigerator, in homes across the country. However, second-grader Liv Larson’s parents loved their daughter’s creations so much, they transformed them into a collection of delightful greeting cards, Liv Notes! The overall response to Liv’s art was so positive, that the Larson family realized they were onto something special.