Hot new Milola Clutch brings style to carrying wipes

This super cute new Milola Clutch will have heads turning especially when Mom’s find out it’s not just a clutch but has a special place for wipes too! A stylish clutch that works whilst looking good! Boogie Wipes, booty wipes, make-up wipes…the possibilities are endless. Just load and dispense as needed. Caution: you’re bound to get attention whilst dispensing. Available in Black, Snakeskin and Red Croc you’ll be able to match any look. Prices start at just $150.00. Three internal compartments with 5 total pockets Wipes dispensing pocket Fully water resistant inner lining A cross body, adjustable detachable strap Dust …

ASTRA Can Increase Sales

By sharing ideas and pooling business resources, independent retailers, manufacturers, and sales representatives who sell toys can help each other thrive in the marketplace, according to Kimberly Mosley, president of the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA). This is a fundamental principle that has guided the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) since its founding more than 25 years ago. The vision behind ASTRA’s founding was “we are mighty together.” Many ASTRA members extend thee same helpfulnews they offer their customers to their fellow store owners. The ways that ASTRA retailers share “what works” ranges from the online ASTRA Connects community …

Binxy Baby® Cart Hammock makes shopping with baby stress-free

Binxy Baby®’s patented shopping cart hammock design quickly and easily clips onto most carts with the seat elevated so there is plenty of room underneath for groceries. When the shopping trip is over, it rolls up to fit into a purse or diaper bag. The shopping cart hammock is designed so that two can be placed side-by-side in the same cart for multiples. In addition, it has a strap to secure infant car seats, suitable for cold winter days when a parent wants to keep their baby all bundled up and just strap the whole car seat directly into the …

Summer Infant® My Bath Seat keeps little one safe in the tub

The Summer Infant® My Bath Seat, designed for ages 5-10 months, is a helping hand for parents at bath time. Perfect for increasingly mobile little ones transitioning to an adult tub, the seat features three sturdy suction-cup arms for 360° of support. A high backrest and a spacious frame allow the chair to embrace baby securely in place while freeing up both adult hands to scrub and play. The Summer Infant® My Bath Seat is JPMA Certified and conforms to the ASTM F1967 Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Infant Bath Seats. For more information call 401/ 671-6551 or visit www. …

5 Tips for Today’s Freelance Entrepreneur

(BPT) – From millennials who have been grinding away in the workplace for a few years to Gen Xers looking to move out of their cube, many have been intrigued by the possibility of freelancing. It means the freedom to set your own hours, to work closely with clients, to be your own boss and have greater control over your career. According to Forbes, there are 53 million freelancers in America today, and by 2020, it’s estimated that half of the workforce will be doing freelance work, whether full time, as a part-time gig or as their side hustle. Unlike …

Three Unexpected Freight Issues Facing American Companies

In today’s hyper-competitive shipping industry, even a small overhead reduction can mean the difference between profit and disaster, while a late or non-compliant delivery can keep supply chain managers popping antacids like candy. The bad news? Due to three different challenges, things are about to get even more hectic. As tracked by FTR, 2018 has already seen record market demand due to tight shipping capacities and limited driver supply. The new controversial ELD mandate is also likely to drive shipping rates even higher. And Walmart’s “no error” OTIF initiative is set to cause serious shipper stress. As of late 2017, only 10% …

ECOlunchbox founder, Sandra Ann Harris, on her ECOlunchbox journey and the importance of plastic-free living

My Story Began At Lunchtime ECOlunchbox founder, Sandra Ann Harris, on her ECOluncbox journey and the importance of plastic-free living. Change is a curious thing. The world around us can feel stagnant for so long and all of sudden we look up and everything is different. Think about plastic for a moment. It wasn’t too long ago that we didn’t think much about this ubiquitous petroleum-based material. I founded ECOlunchbox in 2009. When it comes to plastic, that was the dark ages. But these days, the BYO bag is in full swing, plastic bag bans are cropping up around the …

Hugaboo Announces new print

Hugaboo is excited to announce that they have a BRAND NEW print available — the adorable grey and yellow chevron pattern that you see at right! Hugaboo is a cozy floor seat for babies three to 11 months old. The Hugaboo surrounds baby in a “hug” keeping them upright so they have a 360-degree view of their surroundings, and letting mom be hands-free! Baby-tested and mom-approved, find out how the Hugaboo Baby Seat helps keep the busy momma hands-free: Learn New Skills: Each chair comes with two toy attachments that will keep your tiny tot occupied and their mind engaged – plus, they’re adorable! …

ABC SEC & Trade Show is almost here

Scheduled May 22-24 at the Rosen Shingle Creek resort in Orlando, Florida is the 10th annual ABC Spring Educational Conference and Trade Show. The educational conference provides independent store retailers with the opportunity to acquire more knowledge about the products they sell, and learn about ever-changing relevant industry issues that affect them now and in the future. The ABC Spring Educational Conference and Trade Show is designed for independent juvenile products retailers, their suppliers, and their representatives. According to Larry Schur, president of All Baby & Child Corporation, it is the only event in America dedicated to this specialty market.” An exhibitor …