The Biz: Just Launched

Fall/Winter 2013 now available for preview!

See Kai Run goes back to school in retro styles with modern touches. Continuing to focus on color, craftsmanship and comfort, this season also features diverse textiles and embellishments for those extra-special touches. Here is what’s new!

New See Kai Run Sporty Sole

Contact: See Kai Run

Come to showroom 13N103 and check out Poppy Drops full line this week at the Atlanta International Gift & Home Show!! We have lots of new products and displays for 2013 and you won’t want this opportunity to see them up close and personal.

Looking for an alternative to pierced ears? Look no further. Poppy Drops are all-natural, pierce-free earrings, made with 100% food-grade vegetable dyes. Our tattoo earrings are designed by top-notch artists with detail in mind and will be sure to become a customer favorite.

Contact: Casey Brownsberger / (877) 451-7744

Ready for some new, fun Poppy Drops? Well, you’re in luck. Our Glitter & Island Collections have just arrived and are sure to become a favorite of sweet little ladies everywhere.

The Glitter Collection is, well, glittery!! With gemstones, unicorns and rainbows she’s sure to find something to suit her fancy on those glamorous kind of days. Headed to the beach this winter/spring? Our Island Collection is a must-have for your next warm weather trip. You’ll love the hula girls, mermaids, hibiscus flowers, sea horses and more!

Contact: Casey Brownsberger / (877) 451-7744

Brixy is a community of retailers working to unite independently owned brick and mortar stores in the children’s industry into a single organization. By coming together as one group, these retailers can achieve greater scale for negotiating with manufacturers and marketing to consumers in addition to lowering their operating costs through group discounts.

Contact: Executive Director Jill Cartwright / (617) 275-4064

Due to customer demand, and their growing babies, Rock Me now offers adorable dresses and separates for sizes 2T up to a 6! The signature one-piece collection is still available for babies in sizes 0-3 months up to 18-24 months.

Contact: Anna Muzzy / (757) 636-7694

Let Her Shine is a new brand launched by Bows Arts this year in response to customer requests for quality CPSIA certified Tween jewelry sets at a competitive price.

Bows Arts has over 40 years of making girls gifts and accessories in the USA. We offer immediate shipping of all our lines from our Midwestern based warehouse.

For more details – see page 2 of the Bows Arts brochure.

Contact: Deborah DaSilva / (847) 501-3161

All Baby & Child, Inc. supports the efforts of the new retail association, Brixy, so wants to help Brixy spread the news about its progress. The Brixy Board convened in Boston last week to build the foundation of the organization, from membership criteria to bylaws, committees and more. We’re working with our lawyers to finalize the policies by mid-December so that we can share them with you.

Here are highlights of Brixy’s progress to date:

• Brixy set the membership criteria for joining Brixy. Retaiers can see the complete list at

Contact: Executive Director Jill Cartwright / (617) 275-4064

The new Dr. Seuss “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” collection is currently shipping, right in time for the holidays! Featured on Bumkins Superbibs, Sleeved Bibs, Junior Bibs, Junior Apron, Splat Mat/Tablecloth and Reusable Tote these items are PVC, BPA, phthalates and lead free; waterproof and machine-washable. This print, which debuted at ABC Kid’s Expo in October 2012 has proven to be a bit hit among retailers and consumers alike.

Contact: Bumkins / (480) 481-3618

Danzo Baby bows an update to its popular Hobo style. The new San Ysidro series of diaper bags is offered in a high-density nylon fabric, and it comes in three vibrant colors: Pumpkin, Grass and Ruby. The bags feature Vachetta leather trim, a gray-and-cream striped interior, silver hardware and a breathable, nylon changing pad. They launched into select stores in mid October and will roll out wider in the coming months.

Contact: Gary Apple / (917) 287-8292