Items tagged “Themed Set”

Established in 1986, etnies is the first skateboarder-owned and operated global action sports footwear and apparel company. etnies Kids just introduced their latest collection inspired by Disney-Pixar’s Monsters University. The new designs are debuting in stores this month and feature three different Toddlers styles inspired by Mike, Sulley and the Pinks, and three new Kids styles featuring the Roars, Okays and Pinks.

Summer lovin’ is here, so take advantage and fill your stores with waves of wonder! No more tying a towel around the waist; kids can wear their towels proudly with Kiki’s Nation. This innovative company designs pants, jammers, skirts and even bags all made of super-absorbent towel material. Under the sea has never been more fun than MerFins, imaginative beachwear that allows girls to experience Ariel’s world by morphing from legs to fins. Art meets fashion with Kaeli Smith Designs beautiful resort wear in vibrant colors, perfect for a summer BBQ or garden party. Babies stay safe seaside with sport & water wrap baby carriers by Beachfront Baby.

Whether mom and dad hit the links for work, part of a club, or just as an excuse to take a golf cart, it can be a shared family sport with The Littlest Golfer. The company makes resort-quality golf apparel, accessories, toys, books and equipment for children — the fastest growing segment in golf. The golfing turtle mascots, Putter and Sandy, invite young kids to explore the world. Parents can pass on the passion with the TLG First Set. Built specifically for children, these clubs are not just miniaturized adult clubs. They are durable, lightweight and feature Littlest Grip Technology to ensure the right grip every time.

It takes a parent of steel to face a mountain of plastic kids’ dishware and address the environmental and health risks from PVC, BPA and melamine in plastics. Pretty Govindji began to educate herself on pesticides and chemicals and the role they play in the food supply chain. The bottom line: What she served her children’s food on was just as important as the food itself. Govindji enlisted her friend and fellow mom, Tess Brennan, and together they made it their mission to create versatile kids’ dishware products made of high-quality, food-grade stainless steel — Kangovou.

How do you ensure that the books you stock are winners and not wannabes? Start with tales that kids already enjoy — like the ones told by their parents or caregivers. “The stories started with trips to places I had been lucky enough to have visited,” begins Nabila Khashoggi, author of the new Spartan and the Green Egg series. The debut book in the series, A Trip to the Rainforest, weaves together a compelling story about a circle of friends and environmental concerns. Elements of pure imagination entice young readers: the Green Egg is an alien spaceship that uses power and technology to help friends Spartan (with rescued canine sidekick Grimm), Tor, Katie, and Max on their journey.

Other than the child’s name, nursery decorating might be the most important part of a baby’s early identity. Retailers looking for a new profit possibility might consider carrying paints in addition to crib bedding and coordinating accessories. Dirt has never looked so clean and chic with the natural pigment of Green Planet Paints. Sweet ones will slumber peacefully with medical grade mattresses and pads by Moonlight Slumber. Creative and chic, Carousel Designs has over 100 options for a natural nursery. Stokke stocks some of the most versatile furniture on the market, including beds, dressers and diaper changing tables that convert as children grow.

All Baby & Child Spring Educational Conference - Las Vegas, Nevada (5/7/13 - 5/9/13)

“This year’s educational sessions were sponsored by Brixy® and were the best ever,” explains Larry Schur, president of All Baby & Child. The 5th Annual ABC Spring Educational Conference, held in Las Vegas from May 7-9, attracted the largest number of exhibiters and attendees to date for the spring event. “The three networking events were the main attractions, and we received an overwhelming number of positive comments about the quality of the events.” Over 160 retailers attended the conference, representing 301 buyers. Some companies that got in on the action were Kore Design, Ragtales, Béaba and Rubens Barn.

Making wise use of our resources is a necessity, and necessity is the mother of invention. The green trend seems to be reviving grass roots entrepreneurship and small, local businesses because handmade, unique products are gaining ground over mass-produced items. You no longer need a big factory to produce a best-selling children’s toy or clothing item; all you need are starting resources, natural materials, and a great idea. The following companies have all the right components: Miracle Mittens, Skylar Luna, Zodiac Baby and Squooshi.

Here’s a toy that hits the kid jackpot big time, combining cute, cuddly animals, state-of-the-art technology and the pure pleasure of playing games on smart phones and tablets. Scanimalz, originally from Scandinavia, offer the kind of Scantastic fun that delights young ones and brings smiles to those who shop for them, both because the whole concept is appealing and the price reasonable. Smart retailers, start your engines and get in on the action with this collectable toy group that is winning kudos from both girls and boys.

pediped® Footwear’s Fall/Winter 2013 Collection

RuffleButts & RuggedButts create the perfect outfit for memory-making holiday moments.

The mom/nurse invented and 14-award winning Woombie is the safest, most effective way to swaddle baby. The unique peanut-shaped design requires no wrapping and its signature bebeflex™ fabric softly cocoons baby without restricting mobility/development. The soft eco-fabric re-creates the womb environment which is important for calming baby and preventing flailing arms.