The Shows: Show Reports

MAGIC Kids - Las Vegas, Nevada (2/16/10 - 2/18/10)

MAGIC Kids in Las Vegas had plenty of surprises and tricks up its sleeve in February. During The Giggle Guide’s recent visit to MAGIC Kids, we discovered several standout products, including Glop and Glam, Mouth Man hoody tees, and ONS GEAR. Be sure to also take a look at our product highlights from February’s KidShow held at Bally’s Las Vegas. It’s not too late to add these brands to your Fall 2010 list!

KidShow - Las Vegas, Nevada (2/15/10 - 2/17/10)

In February, KidShow Las Vegas showcased adorable children’s apparel and accessories from preemie and newborn to tween, in all price ranges and styles from promising new designers to the leading brands. KidShow has a well-deserved reputation as a fantastic event that is filled to the brim with interesting items, and February’s show did not disappoint! The Giggle Guide® presents a few of the many innovative, eye-catching products from KidShow, including offerings from Weboo, Tiny Ducky, Button-Caps, Popsie Organics and Kanga-Ganga.

Toy Fair - New York City, New York (2/14/10 - 2/17/10)

If there’s one thing buyers can bank on in this economy, it’s the undeniable pleasure of glimpsing what’s hot when it comes to playtime. This year’s crop of new playthings—fresh from the American International Toy Fair in New York— are destined to delight many kids of all ages. Here is a sampling of the latest and greatest toys for the upcoming season from Patch Products, Apple Park, Worx Toys, Madame Alexander and Learning Resources.

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robinwrendesigns
California Gift Show - Los Angeles, California (1/12/10 - 1/18/10)

Los Angeles, CA (February 9, 2010) – Leading exhibitors were honored with Outstanding Exhibitor Awards at the California Gift Show® located at the Los Angeles Convention Center and the L.A. Mart, January 12-18. Winners were selected by an internal committee and were judged on product innovation, booth presentation, participation, attitude and more. The award winners below exemplify the best and the brightest at this year’s market. The awards themselves were conceived to spotlight outstanding contributions.

California Gift Show - LA Mart - Los Angeles, California (1/12/10 - 1/18/10)

In January, I attended The California Gift Show, LA Mart, NYIGF and 7 W Baby & Gift Fair. The shows were brimming with exciting new products for children’s retailers. Here are some quick-pick highlights of a few of the many fantastic products that caught my attention at the gift markets: JUMBiES, Capturing Couture, SplatBack, Kover-Ups and Oomfy. Enjoy my gift rap, and look for upcoming reviews from Toy Fair, KidShow and MAGIC.

7 W New York® NYC Baby & Kids Fair - New York City, New York (1/30/10 - 2/1/10)

(January 31, 2010) Opening Day at the NYC Baby and Kids Fair (January 30-February 1, 2010) was upbeat with buyers from across the US and around the world, walking the corridors and sourcing products from a diverse and interesting range of kids and baby accessories, toys, furnishings and gear. The exhibitor mix and intimate feel of the space really made for a successful first day. The kick-off keynote address by Jenny Heinzen York, Editorial Director of Kids Today, gave attendees valuable insight into juvenile market trends.

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Insights Discovered
7 W New York® Gift & Home Textiles Market Week®: - New York City, New York (1/29/10 - 2/4/10)

7 W New York’s first annual NYC Baby & Kids Fair, January 30 - February 1, 2010, promises to be an exciting new event with inspiring and business-enhancing keynote presentations from industry experts. The fair, on the building’s 11th floor, will coincide with three key days of the 7 W Winter Gift and Home Textiles Market®, offering an added value and mutual benefit to exhibitors and attendees of both shows.

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