Fresh, vibrant, and fun describe the new collection of children’s accessories from Lily and MoMo. Included are barrettes, hair clips, hair bows, headbands, purses, and bags. In this hand-made collection the clips are sewn on rather than glued together. All packaging is on recycled paper. For more information call 404/ 846-2346 or visit www.lilyandmomo.com.
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ABC 2014 Records 4th Largest Event in its History
All Baby & Child Corporation, the parent company for the ABC Kids Expo and ABC Spring Education Conference & Trade Show recently announced that 2014 Kids Expo held in Las Vegas in September, ranked as the 4th largest event in its history in terms of total attendance and retailer participation.
Hundreds of independent toy retailers in the United States and Canada will mark Neighborhood Toy Store Day with special in-store events and activities on Saturday, November 8, 2014,according to the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA).
8 receive Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards for 2014
Winners of the Kind + Jugend Innovation Awards for 2013 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 all newly developed or enhanced products that are unlike items already available on the market in terms of form, appearance, material properties, ease of use, and/or technology. The jury consisted of representatives from the German Technical Control Board, the trade, and the media.
The jury assessed a total of 184 products this year, which had been submitted by 135 companies from 28 countries. New and further developments were eligible for the Innovation Award.
The first place winner in the World of Moving Baby category was the Six Seater stroller by Belgian manufacturer Childhome - Aerts NV. It offers room for six children at once. The jury noted that desite its size it is user-friendly, maneuverable, and can be folded together .
Smartstuff, Legacy Classic Kids
up for Pinnacle Awards 2014
Among 64 companies nominated for the Pinnacle Award by the American Society of Furniture Designers (ASFD) at the Las Vegas Market were Smartstuff by Universal Furniture (the Bellamy Collection and Black and White Collection) and Legacy Classic Kids' Inspirations by Wendy Bellissimo. Winners of the awards will be announced in October at the High Point Furniture Market.
Liz and Roo Fine Baby Bedding
In 2012, Caroline Eager and Carol Ann Anderson founded Liz and Roo Fine Baby Bedding with a vision for creating luxury, made-in-USA baby bedding and accessories that emphasize safety, quality workmanship, and style. A division of American Made Dorm & Home, Liz and Roo pulled on Eager’s expertise as the founder of a leading retailer and manufacturer of made-in-USA dorm bedding.