Thursday , 17 April 2014

Category Archives: New Products

Building imagination: Our Top Ten Building Toys for this year’s holiday gifts

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Chances are, you’ve already heard how essential building play is to child development, and that material is very thoroughly covered elsewhere. So we’ll keep it simple: both boys and girls reap tremendous benefits from building play. The question is, what building toys will do the best job at getting their little brains humming and their creativity moving? It’s not hard ... Read More »

After the ABC Kids Expo: Taking Ergo in a new direction

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When we first encountered Ergobaby, back in 2004, Sheri described the company as “so small… I placed my first order with the founder’s dad.” Not anymore! Ergo is now a baby industry giant, and the luxuriously-sized and well-appointed booth that they shared with Orbit Baby at the ABC show was both a demonstration and a celebration of their success. Ergobaby ... Read More »

Our inside scoop on the ABC Expo: Clek goes Tokidoki!

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Combining sugary-sweet cuteness and a bit of humorous edge, Tokidoki is a larger-than-life design brand with a huge following. Their “criminally cute” designs have appeared on everything from apparel to shoes – so why not car seats and booster seats? The collaboration between Tokidoki and Clek is “a natural way to expand upon our design DNA,” according to Chris Lumley, ... Read More »

Our inside scoop on the ABC Expo: What’s new from Nuna?

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We’ve only known about Nuna for a year, since we first encountered them at the 2012 ABC Kids Expo, but we already have great expectations: this European company is so cool! The Leaf Baby Lounger, in particular, made a big splash at last year’s show – not only is it unusual and stylish in appearance, and not only does it ... Read More »

Bugaboo goes sporty: Meet the Bugaboo Buffalo

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It’s always a treat to get a sneak preview of a hot new stroller, so when the Bugaboo Buffalo rolled into our office, strapped neatly into a smart-looking travel bag, everyone gathered around to gawk and took their turn giving it a roll around the office suite. If you’ve ever been to our bustling, lime-green office, you know how excellent ... Read More »