Bottle feeding has been an issue throughout the ages: as early as 2000 BC, concerned parents were using a range of designs to deliver nutrition safely and effectively to infants and toddlers. Modern bottles are a far cry from their predecessors. A sincere desire to provide safe feeding solutions to parents has resulted in the creation of non-toxic products. Even the nipples have evolved from simple spouts to durable silicone nipples, designed to prevent gas and colic issues. Here are some top brands that provide parents with feeding solutions: Silikids, Bouche Baby, Cherub Baby, and Steri-Bottle.
By Stephanie Hanlon - Thursday, February 27th 2014
Few milestones are as important to parents as a child’s first steps. What’s on their little fearless feet during this time is crucial for development and safety. As studies continue to show the importance of keeping tykes toddling in soft shoes or socks, some can be too tight or too slippery. These four companies can keep little feet rocking without compromising security or fashion: Zuzii, Bubysums, Snowflakes and Sunflowers and Vs. Stuff.
Graphically clean and high on hipness, the newest offerings from typebaby are tee-shirts practically begging to be bought to gladden the hearts of those shopping for little ones. Transportation Tees sport cool designs of construction, driving and flying machines, each presented in an ultra-contemporary silhouette design. typebaby, which designs and manufactures garments in the “big shoulders” city of Chicago, came to life early in 2013, the brainchild of new mom and graphic studio owner, Lidia Varesco Racoma. She feels that creative shoppers can use merchandise from her collection to express the type of personality they see in their offspring.
In February, we celebrate love on Valentine’s Day and our country’s leadership on Presidents’ Day. For retailers, it’s a season for fun gifts and personal presents that show affection in all degrees, from puppy love to lifelong commitment. Make the season a reason to find new gifts for your store. Here I present one handful of finds that I love…
Family Magazine has announced that Dapper Snappers Original Toddler Belts has won a 2014 Family Choice Award. Dapper Snappers is a toddler belt that only goes around the back three belt loops of the child’s pants, shorts or skirt. It consists of high quality suspender elastic and durable snaps. The “Family Choice Awards” recognize the best in children’s and parenting products. Now in it’s 19th year, the “Family Choice Award” is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer award programs in the nation.
Little Things Mean a Lot recently celebrated 30 years of providing beautiful christening and baptism gowns to the children’s clothing industry. Fulfilling the needs and wants of the customer has always been a top priority. Friendly customer service like you would expect from your own grandmother has been a company culture that has helped Little Things Mean a Lot fuel so many years of success. Looking forward 2014 you will find beautiful new gowns and tasteful accessories for all of your special occasions.
No Slippy Hair Clippy®, the premier brand of children’s hair accessories, boasts impeccable quality and design. When searching gift worthy brands, No Slippy Hair Clippy is a perfect fit! Hair accessories are popular impulsive add-ons, ones that can be reordered all year around. The attractive MSRP range of $4-$10 will keep your customers coming back for more!
‘Tis the gift shopping and buying season for retailers who are looking for what’s new for all seasons. In the children’s market, gifts are a strong category and welcoming new babies remains top on the list. For shower gifts, the range of options is limitless. Check out the latest finds in our Gift Spotlight and preview popular choices in eyewear, accessories, boy’s outfits, hair bows, footwear and more!
Toddler Tech USA expands into the Australian market with the Dapper Snappers Brand
Port Orange, FL November , 2013- Toddler Tech USA has signed a deal with Australian distributor, Treasures 4 Bubs, which will bring the Dapper Snappers brand to all parts of Australia. While they have always had retailers in Australia, this new relationship will make it easier and more affordable for those children’s stores to carry the Dapper Snappers line of toddler belts.
Port Orange, FL January 2, 2014 - Toddler Tech USA, manufacturer of Dapper Snappers brand toddler belts, is pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive distribution deal with KidCentral Supply in Toronto. KidCentral is a family-based company founded in 2001 that promotes and wholesales innovative products to thousands of retailers in every province and territory throughout Canada.
Hot times are ahead, so while it’s cold outside, start thinking about the coolest new products and fashions for vacation times. ‘Tis the season for children’s sunglasses, flip flops, beach toys, cover-ups and swimwear to be on buyers’ wish lists. Our Summertime Fun Spotlight is sizing up what will put more sizzle in your sales next summer. Here is a preview to give you a head start on 2014.
Happy Holidays and a promising New Year to all our friends and followers in the children’s industry from The Giggle Guide® team!
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