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The Children’s Apparel Consulting Group will be hosting a new-exhibitors' seminar ENK Children's Club Show on... t.co/RmVkQqXA4w
Me, 30. How old were you when you became a parent? t.co/FvkRrJtnwz
What about whales vs. frogs for a limited edition snack bag? t.co/NLc4cmt1z0
It's time to share your opinion! Which print would you prefer as a limited edition snack bag fabric? t.co/eJLsJwJxin
_Make the most of August_ Sign up for the Children's Apparel Consulting Group's monthly to-do list t.co/tnRP7Ti3JO #kidsbiz
"Sleep-deprived parents" check out the #HALOBassinest says Mom & Blogger @LetsPlayOC t.co/I9CqZoLj2a
RT @Thecibo: For those @ABCKidsEXPO who tried to view @Thecibo website, it's now up! Inventory arrives end of Aug! t.co/oA28n2d0AE
Media registration for #abckids14 closes TODAY! If you have any questions, please email jessica @ t.co/q4lursrvCd.
Win a $50 pediped giftcard: t.co/Tc7lwrBKUP and follow @passion4savings for more great freebies!
Syllabus for @LIMCollege course done. Looking forward to meeting my new students.
Did you know that @KissyKissyBrand is launching sleepwear for Spring '15? Shop the line in @ChildrensClub booth 3425 t.co/RhLn1XXco1
Last day to enter the Noodle Neck Giveaway! 33 prizes are up for grabs! We want to thank you all for your... t.co/VwDp5SutAL
Bensimon décline un nouveau concept de boutique au 78 rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau à Paris. Cette fois, la marque... t.co/Bo7aQeVwOj
Babyccino Kids gave us a visit at #PlaytimeParis!!! Here is their recap of the show:... t.co/6v00bVTCYy
Reason #3 You'll Love #HALOBassinest Swivel Sleeper: It's sasy to get out of bed - See it in action: t.co/NTD2eB4Nla
My favorite free magazine, Applaud Women Magazine, has great fashion advice for this summer! Their Summer 2014... t.co/nnKAH6smqT
Are you selling to the right stores? The quality of the stores you sell to is as important as the quality t.co/vo9k8kGZFC #fashion
Happy BUMP day! To all the pregnant ladies out there, what part of motherhood are you most excited for? t.co/DLBFaRV70F
Yes! :) t.co/R76axRMD9o
"Sleep, Baby, Sleep" @HuffPostParents features the #HALOBassinest t.co/TSxc6K5Ah3
Color Block Bows are coming soon! Here's one of our favorites! t.co/hzZLRnvdrK
fashion emergency: trade show footwear. sigh.
RT @ABCGP: Meet the new #HALOBassinest! t.co/8n59aMUfmR Plus read her review of our SleepSacks for toddlers. #HALOMom
Mom & blogger @Sassyitalian41 helps us celebrate the arrival of our new #HALOBassinest Swivel Sleeper! t.co/67JxcwpFN7
Shopping @ChildrensClub? Visit @KissyKissyBrand in booth 3425 to see the adorable new collection, including sleepwear up to size 6! #kidsbiz

I just finished attending my third Licensing Expo at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. I WROTE THIS BLOG in 2009. At this year’s event, I saw more than ever that whatever was old is new - or reimagined - again. So … I thought I would rerun these thoughts. Only thing maybe changed is popularity of Jonas Brothers? What licensed characters do you remember from childhood?

Got me thinking of the licensed characters of my childhood, and those that came and went during the “licensing years” of my three children over 20 years ago.

Davy Crockett – King of My Wild Frontier

Children’s club was a big success! We haven’t attended in NYC regularly for the past 5 years and are just now starting to build a schedule to attend every March and October show. Lots of our clients who missed us are excited to be ordering again, especially from our new collection of extremely affordable styles.
We’re still committed to being made in USA using natural materials and fun-tastic designs. If you missed us last week, you can still get the catalog, just email

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Here is a link (http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/frnotices/fr11/stayleadrev.pdf) to the Federal Register Notice announcing the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) decision to extend the existing stay of enforcement on testing and certifications of the total lead content in children’s products (except for metal components of children’s metal jewelry) until December 31, 2011.

CPSC is in the process of notifying manufactures of the Database and encouraging them to “register” a company representative who will receive information about complaints pertaining to their company’s products. I strongly encourage each of you to nominate and register such an individual so that you will have an opportunity to timely respond to any published complaint.

For your information, a press release from the CPSC announcing the Database is available on their website (www.cpsc.gov)

What’s the best way to ring in the New Year? With new shoes of course! Check out our brand new walkers for toddlers in 5 of our most popular patterns! These new walkers are available in sizes 12-18 and 18-24 months and have a non-slip sole. They are perfect for your toddler’s play dates, dress up or any time she wants to feel special! Pick yours up today!

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I heard on the radio the words ” temperatures will drop below freezing” and instantly make a note to pull out my Alpha Industries N3B parka- made for all ages this jacket is perfect for those extra cold days! The flight nylon outer shell protects from the blustery winds, and the warm furry lined hood is perfect to pull around your little ones head for those icy cold days, and fun play in the snow days! The zip up front keep them warm from the nose all the way to the toes! Get one for your lil one and a matching one for you too!

Julia Beck (founder of the Forty Weeks consulting firm that specializes in the expectant and new moms market) reminds me of all the best qualities of Dolly Levi. She’s a dynamic, energized marketing matchmaker who arranges things … like creative partnerships between complementary brands, major brand-building events, innovative promotional campaigns, one-of-a-kind strategies, advertorials, image makeovers and effective ways to match women with products and services, from fertility through first years with new life.

Lately, many of the top marketing minds have been stating publicly that businesses should be redirecting their resources away from their website and into Facebook, specifically Facebook fan pages. ‘Skittles’ now uses its website as solely a landing page, redirecting traffic to its social media platforms, specifically Facebook.

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