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.
Charming Hawaii is an appealing, colorful line of children’s jewelry that encourages awareness of the harmony found in natural surroundings. This specialty line of polymer clay jewelry is enhanced with the playfulness of adorably charming critters with warm, welcoming personalities and tropical flowers in bold, vibrant colors. Charming Hawaii brings to life joyful, effervescent themes that perfectly express the contagious spirit of “Aloha.”
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Matilda Jane Clothing for girls is a brand unlike any other. With a designer and founder that is the first to admit there is strong competition in the girl’s fashion market, Matilda Jane deserves credit for its unique vibe. While the talented designer of this standout collection modestly describes herself as, “just a girl who can’t stop her brain from spinning,” her eclectic, dynamic and daring designs are anything but ordinary.
Yesterday, The Giggle Guide® shared the latest in protective swimwear for children. Today, we are focusing on our favorite head-to-toe sunny delights that pair with swimwear like surf goes with sand. By offering a dazzling mix of fun, functional and fashionable products to complement new swimwear, retailers can effortlessly increase add-on sales. Get ready to shine with child-safe sunscreens, cool shades and fabulous flip flops that are a step ahead! The Giggle Guide® highlights brands that make the sun their business, including Baby Blanket Suncare,Teeny Tiny Optics,Swim Ways, and One Ruby Lane.
A monster wave of kid’s swimwear for 2011 is making a huge splash with functional and sun-safe on-trend styles! As parents have become more aware of the dangers of solar rays, the popularity of sun-protective swimwear has expanded exponentially. While sunscreen is always a must, several brands provide added safety through innovative UV-protective swimwear that deftly doubles as all-day playwear. For the latest colorful hats, darling bikinis, and hip and happening swim trunks and rash guards, check out these shining examples of next season’s fun-in-the-sun fashions from Seasons UV, Babi-Kini, Sun Busters and Flap Happy.
Baby K’tan is the one-of-a-kind carrier with a double sling design that supports baby in eight different positions, without complicated wrapping or buckling. Michal Chesal shares her Behind The Brand success story and provides insights into her product’s development and growth. The Baby K’tan carrier’s unique design was first created to provide support and comfort for Chesal’s special needs child, and has since grown far beyond its original inspiration and purpose. This success story is one of hope, love and charity.
New parents don’t have to lose their own sense of style just because they have a baby! In fact, with all the accessories and childcare essentials parents tote around to care for an infant, there are more opportunities than ever for moms and dads to express themselves. berybaby is an ultra-stylish and fun accessory collection created by new mom, Holly Smith, that provides plenty of function without skimping on the fashion!
Jennifer Covello is one busy lady! Owner of Frittabello, LLC, author of the award-winning baby journal, My Life…A Chronicle of the Journey, and mother to two children, this successful mompreneur has recently added another “baby” to her accomplishments: a wonderful new children’s book! Frittabello and his Angel is an endearing story about a sweet young soul named Frittabello who is on his way to earth. With the help of his very special guardian angel, Frittabello learns how to listen to his unique inner voice, so that he can choose the earth parents that are perfect for him and start his life’s journey.