The Biz: News Updates

Dear Itzy Ritzy Friends:

I want to thank you in advance for your time in reading this Parent Profile as it is not our typical Spider Insider newsletter. A good friend of mine, and of Itzy Ritzy, was recently diagnosed with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Like all of us, he is a loving spouse, caring parent of two young beautiful children and a wonderful friend.

Contact: Brittany Sodora / (630) 839-9830

We are excited to announce that registration is now open to manufacturers for the 6th Annual All Baby & Child Spring Educational Conference & Trade Show, being held May 20-22, 2014 in Orlando, Florida!

Contact: Eric Seeman / (210) 691-4848
IMAGINE GreenWear, a young, vertically integrated organic children and adult clothing company, is now one of the few apparel man

IMAGINE GreenWear, LLC, the organic division of Sundog Productions, LLC, announced today that it is presenting its Spring and Fall 2013 fashion collection in Sundog Productions’ new 40,000 sq ft. facility. It is one of the few clothing manufacturing operations in the world using green energy to power its production. At the same time IMAGINE is introducing a new proprietary process which uses “seaweed based dyes” for the screen printing of images.

Contact: mark fishbein / (703) 978-0041

We’re excited to welcome you back to Las Vegas for the 2013 ABC Kids Expo! This year’s show will be held October 15-18, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. With exhibit space now 95% sold and our production team currently in the early stages of laying out the floor plan, be sure to book your exhibit space now!

Click here to learn more and book your 2013 exhibit space.

Once you have registered and been confirmed by our office, we recommend that you book your hotel reservations soon. We have room blocks at many great hotels!

Contact: Eric Seeman / (210) 691-4848
Parents Magazine Agrees... Poppy Drops "will keep her styling until she's ready for the real ones."

Parents Magazine, read by millions of Moms each month, features Poppy Drops in its June 2013 Issue. Ear piercing can be a touchy subject in households with little ones but with Poppy Drops, you can keep her all smiles while avoiding the hassles and potential complications of piercing ears too soon.

Contact: Shelly Coffman / (720) 201-1655
Poppy Drops, known for its pierce-free earrings, partners with the premier boutique marketplace, Vault.

Vault, is a Boutique Marketplace which features the most sought after designers and brands, hand-picked by the biggest names in fashion. It’s newest brand, Poppy Drops, is no exception.

Poppy Drops, a line of pierce-free, temporary tattoo earrings, is an up and comer in the children’s fashion industry. With it’s primary focus centered on high quality design and all-natural ingredients, Poppy Drops products are sought after by both stylish kids and savvy parents alike.

Contact: Casey Brownsberger / (877) 451-7744
Education on the Go with New Itzy Ritzy Fabric

Help customers prepare toddlers for kindergarten and make any moment a learning opportunity with Itzy Ritzy’s Sight Word Soup. Learn more about sight words and discover fun in-store selling tips below!

What are sight words?
Some words have irregular spelling patterns, making them tricky for new readers to recognize. These “sight words”, or “fast words”, are very common in print and kids are expected to know them by sight before graduating from kindergarten. Mastery in identifying sight words is an early indicator of successful readers.

Selling Tips

Contact: Brittany Sodora / (630) 839-9830
ABC will continue to fund key industry initiatives

All Baby and Child Corporation, (ABC), creators of the ABC Kids Expo, and the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), the leading industry trade association dedicated to the safe selection and use of juvenile products, announced today that the two non-profit trade organizations will remain independent and will not merge. However, the organizations also announced that they will continue their collaborative relationship which has strengthened over the past two years.

Contact: All Baby & Child, Inc. (ABC Kids Expo) / (210) 691-4848
Education Sessions and Networking Events Planned

All Baby & Child Corporation, the non-profit parent corporation of the ABC Kids Expo announced that all exhibit space for its 2013 Spring Educational Conference and Trade Show (SEC), in Las Vegas, is sold out.

Contact: Eric Seeman / (210) 691-4848