Items tagged “Online Stores”

Happy Heinys sends nearly 1 ton of Reusable cloth diapers, infant clothing, baby blankets, and small toys to orphanages in Haiti

San Diego, Calif.- Feb 22,2010 Happy Heinys, one of the largest manufacturers of modern reusable cloth diapers, is honored to be able to help those who are less fortunate that we are. Happy Heinys has worked with several different infant orphanages around the world over the last 8 years by sending reusable diapers for the workers to use.

Contact: Linda Byerline / (619) 258-6867
Best in Show award winners, twitter raffle winners and a Chicago Market recap.

The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® delivered comprehensive lines and name brand products during the January Market. The Chicago Market saw an exciting traffic increase of 22%, up from last January. Buyers and retailers were wowed by the breadth of market resources offered, with the temporaries boasting a 50% growth in the number of temporary exhibitors offered, with 40% of those being new to the January Market. The Chicago Market offered buyers and retailers highly sought after product lines and unique specialty resources that will help differentiate their business.

Contact: The Chicago Market / (312) 527-7600

Is your business ‘Social’ enough?

CHICAGO, IL (February 2010 ) — Itzy Ritzy™, a manufacturer of chic and functional baby and toddler gear, invites buyers and media to experience Itzy Ritzy’s innovative, eco-friendly Snack Happened™ Reusable Snack Bags in action. Stop by the Itzy Ritzy Candy Bar at Booth 9324 during the ENK Children’s Club to spin candy and gumballs into your free snack bag.

Contact: Brittany Sodora / (630) 839-9830

Jill Sundahl is a Los Angeles mother of two young hip kids who share her interest in helping the environment. Recently, Jill decided to put her money where her carbon footprint was, and opened an online and brick-and-mortar environmental specialty store in Studio City, California. Although still a little sprout, her jillybean green store is quickly growing up vibrant and strong. Here, Jilly shares with The Giggle Guide® how “going green” in retailing can lead to healthy, thriving profits!

A 32-year veteran of AmericasMart in Atlanta, Larry Lucas, of Larry Lucas Inc., knows firsthand the multitude of challenges store owners face. He recently presented a decidedly informative Retail Management seminar at the Atlanta Gift Show in which he highlighted the “must knows” and “must haves” to survive in the gift boutique business in today’s economy and beyond. The Giggle Guide® is happy to share some insightful highlights from Larry Lucas’ excellent seminar.

The Consumer Electronics Show was just held in Las Vegas, and sometimes you can get a feel for the economy and markets in general from this show, as it is the first big tradeshow of the year.

GOOD NEWS! Attendance was up at the CES over 2009. This bodes well for the economy, as it may just be that consumers are finally starting to feel a little more positive.

Offering an extensive itinerary of events and educational programming

7 W New York’s suites and temporary exhibitors are geared up for another successful Gift and Home Textiles Market Week® (January 29 – February 4), complete with a comprehensive line-up of events including appearances by celebrity Robin Givens and designers, Amy Calandra and Dr. Jeanette Wolfe as well as product demonstrations and unveilings. The week includes numerous networking events as well as the exciting launch of the first-ever NYC Baby & Kid Fair on the building’s 11th floor (Jan 30 - Feb 1).

Contact: 7 W New York / (212) 279-6063

The Chicago Market: Living and Giving®, January 21-27, 2010, will be bustling with product trends as well as an action-packed calendar of educational and special events. The Market’s highlights include an exciting keynote presentation from Gordon Segal, chairman and co-founder of Crate and Barrel, and The Power Lunch Seminar Series, where buyers will learn from leading retail consultants.


Gordon Segal, Chairman and Co-Founder of Crate and Barrel
It All Begins With The Merchandise
Monday, January 25, 2010
4p.m. – 5p.m.| Merchandise Mart Conference Center

Contact: The Chicago Market / (312) 527-7600

This year we are focusing on 16 select designs for our garment sets which include onesies, tanks, diaper covers, blankets, and pillows. Check out our awesome new designs for this year the “Rock Star Guitar” and “Rock Diva”. We are really excited about these two designs. We also have ornaments that will match the 16 garment designs. Check us out at the shows for more details: AmericasMart Atlanta, NY Baby & Kids @ 7W, Dallas Market Center, and LA Mart.

Living and Giving® to host twitter raffle at the January Market, Jan 21-27th, 2010

CHICAGO (December, 2009) - The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® will once again offer attendees an exciting opportunity to stream show content live, in real-time, directly from the show floors every day. Inspired by the broad reach of social networking and the convenience of real-time conversation, The Chicago Market encourages its showrooms, exhibitors, buyers, retailers and sales reps to micro-blog through before, during and after its upcoming January Market, January 21-27, 2010.

Contact: Victoria Kent / (312) 527-7708

It probably comes as no surprise that Moms are the big shoppers in most families. However, Dads do play an important role, especially during the holiday season. ‘Tis the season for Dads to play Santa Claus! The Giggle Guide® surveyed 26 mothers, living throughout the U.S. and Canada, about today’s children’s market and the products they purchase. The sixth question in our exclusive series asks…

What role does Dad play in the purchasing of children’s products for your family?