ABC Roundup 2016

Each year the ABC Kids Expo attracts hundred of exhibitors and new products to the biggest show in the United States for children’s products. Below is just a small selection of the companies and products represented at this year’s ABC Kids Expo. American Made Brand Launches Baby Bedding Collection American Made Brand recently introduced its American Made Brand Baby Bedding Collection. The adorable modern and classic quilts, comforters, and crib bedding are designed to be a wonderful addition to any baby’s room. This introductory collection features uniquely designed quilts and coordinates that exclusively use American Made Brand’s Cotton Solid fabric. …

8 receive Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards

Winners of the Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards for 2016 were recently announced during the show in Germany. Winning products were announced in eight categories, based on what judges determined were their high quality, user-friendliness, safety, and visual appeal. The entries accepted for the competition were unusual and innovative products being presented at the show for the first time and that will be commercially available in the next season.  The jury consisted of representatives from the German Technical Control Board, the trade, and the media. The jury assessed products submitted this year by 166 companies from 27 countries. In the …

HKTDC Baby Products Fair Set January 9-12

Scheduled January 9-12, is the 8th annual HKTDC Hong Kong Baby Products Fair 2017. Located at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, it presents over 500 exhibitors with products related to many different segments of the booming market for infants and toddlers. Reputable and knowledgeable exhibitors range from equipment, apparel, consumables, and care products to items that stimulate a baby’s intellectual development. 2017 Zone Highlights The fair is thematically zoned to facilitate easier sourcing. Among the zones are: • Brand Name Gallery, which houses top brands offering top quality • World of Strollers and Gear, located at Expo Drive …

ABC Returns to Las Vegas October 18-21

Whether you were looking for soft or hard goods for the juvenile industry, you were sure to find them at this year’s ABC Kids Expo, held recently at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The 14th annual event attracts more than 12,000 attendees and will feature numerous first-time exhibitors. Last year’s event had over 900 exhibitors displaying in nearly 3,000 booths. Attendees included buyers that represented more than 75 countries. Major exhibitor categories ranged from maternity and baby gear to apparel and gifts, as well as furnishings, toys, and more. Special juried sections were dedicated to Modern Child® and Naturally Kids®. …

Boost Sales: Go Back to School

As winter merchandise starts rolling into stores, take time to test how well your sales help knows your current products. Would they pass or fail if asked which products are eco-friendly, made in the U.S.A., or registry favorites? If you’re not sure your employees would make the grade, then how can you be sure they’re selling effectively? Your customers expect expert help at specialty stores, and an educated staff is the first step toward more sales. Use the following tips to help your sales help perform better. Plan post-show tutorials As soon as you come back from a buying trip, …

Ginsey Home Solutions Offers Licensed Products for Play Bath, Feeding, & Toilet Training

  Ginsey Home Solutions, founded in 1952 by a group of innovative individuals focused on the stylish interpretation of everyday home products, today is noted as a worldwide multi-channel supplier of numerous products including activity and play mats, bath and baby care products, feeding products, safety products, and toilet training products.. Because of the company’s high manufacturing standards and unparalleled awareness of trends, Ginsey Home Solutions remains one of the most successful licensees of its kind. It represents brand franchises such as Disney, Paw Patrol, Sesame, Little Tikes, Graco, and new this year – Playtex. The privately held company remains …

The Little Linen Company Introduces New Line of Weegoamigo Gifts & Toys

  Founded in 1971 as Glenisa Layettes in Melbourne, Australia, The Little Linen Company today specializes in children’s bedding, blankets, muslin sheets, and more. The company’s Weegoamigo line, designed to turn up the give ability dial, focuses on designing and creating products for babies that defy the mainstream. Weegoamigo features a new set of fun, fresh, and fabulous baby-oriented textiles that include cotton knitted blankets, printed muslin, crib airwrap items, cotton fitted sheets, muslin swaddle blankets. Patterns range from soft animals, stars, birds, and other nature-themed designs to solids, chevron prints, stripes, and bright geometric designs. Cute characters have been …

Vacucraft’s Green Baby preserves, stores food

Vacucraft recently introduced its GREEN BABY, which it refers to as a safe and innovative food steamer coupled with vacuum sealed food preservation containers. The products are BPA-free, airtight, leak-proof, and stain proof. Containers are microwave safe and stackable. Vacucraft has created a solution to the problem of preserving natural and organic food by the creation of cost-effective vacuum sealed food preservation containers. Vacucraft storage containers preserve food and preserve a family’s money in the process. The company’s vacuum seal technology maintains food fresher for longer by extracting air that causes food to spoil. Vacucraft’s Green Baby has been mentioned …

USDA, NSF Certification for Nature’s Baby

Nature’s Baby Organics doesn’t make any product unless it contains at least 70 percent organic ingredients, and as a result, the company lives up to its name. Organic and/or minimally processed ingredients have an advantage when it comes to preventing skin irritation, reports Nature’s Baby Organics. This collection has been specifically developed by a mother whose concern about her children’s sensitive skin has been the motivation behind the creation of the company and its products. Shampoo and body wash, conditioner and detangler, bubble bath, body care, and aromatherapy products comprise the collection. Coconut, pineapple, vanilla, lavender, and tangerine scents join …

Hedgehog swaddle from SwaddleDesigns

SwaddleDesigns’ recently introduced its cheerful Hedgehog design in boutique-quality 100 percent cotton muslin that gets softer with every wash. The blanket features hand-sketched art by designer Lynette Damir. The open weave increases breathability and reduces the risk of overheating. The generous size (46-in.x46-in.), square shape, and helpful labels make swaddling easy. In addition to the SwaddleDesigns Hedgehog muslin swaddle blanket available in a silver gift box, new introductions include a new Hedgehog luxe blanket made of four layers of soft premium cotton muslin and reversible for multiple uses. The 123 Swaddle® label sewn to the edge of the blanket is …