GUNDbaby recently introduced more than 50 new additions to its line including Bubbles the Elephant. The gray plush elephant is 10-inches tall and carries a wholesale price of $10. The minimum order requirement is two pieces. For more information call 732/ 248-1500 or visit www.gund.com.
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ABC Spring Educational Conference April 29-May 1
Scheduled April 29-May 1, the 10th annual All Baby & Child Educational Conference will be at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Five companies were recenlty named Baby + Child Best New Product Award winners, in connection with the Winter 2015 edition of NY NOW™, the Market for Home + Lifestyle (formerly NYIGF®), at New York City’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. A Stainless Bottle and Aqua Heat Warming Pod by Innobaby LLC received the “Best of Market” distinction from among nearly 50 companies competing for NY NOW’s Baby + Child Best New Product Awards at the winter NY NOW. Innobaby also won the Best of LIfestyle award determined by popular online voting. Additional winners were recognized for excellence in four categories: toy, décor, gear, and apparel.
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.
Ooh! La, La! Couture has become the go to brand of choice when young Hollywood wants to stand out at red carpet special events. Parents everywhere choose the company’s comfortable, unique styles when their special stars want to shine everywhere from the playground to birthday parties.