ABC returns to Las Vegas October 17-19 2017, adds new Awards of Distinction program

Returning to the Las Vegas Convention Center from October 17-19 are juvenile products exhibitors and retailers gathering for the 15th annual ABC Kids Expo. Returning this year is the Awards of Distinction recognizing the best products from brands participating in the New Product Showcase. The New Product Showcase allows manufacturers to introduce new products to the industry in a showroom adjacent to the trade show floor. Companies have until August 31, or until the showcase is filled,  to submit products for the showcase. A special reception on October 16 allows independent specialty retailers and members of the media to get …

Retailers can capitalize on turn-key Baby Safety Month Sept. campaign

September is Baby Safety Month, sponsored annually by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) since 1983. This year, retailers can connect with customers and help educate them about the importance of properly using straps on all juvenile products. This year’s Baby Safety Month theme, Strap In For Safety, reflects the industry’s commitment to safe products and industry developments. Strap In For Safety focuses on: • The importance of properly using straps on all juvenile products. • What parents need to know about keeping infants and children securely fastened—at home, on the go, or in the car. • Safety concerns caused …

Finn+Emma introduces two new mix-and-match collections for kids

Finn + Emma has introduced two new collections of mix-and-match clothing that allow moms to create many looks out of just a few styles. The contemporary, whimsical and sophisticated designs feature an abundance of fresh prints. Finn + Emma products are made with heirloom quality construction from buttery soft organic cotton and non-toxic eco-friendly dyes, they are G.O.T.S certified and fair trade. The new Fawn Collection’s fawn print features pops of rich red on a soft, creamy base. The hoof print is the perfect neutral basic—a sweet twist on a polka dot pattern. The Origami Collection evokes memories of autumn …