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After the ABC Kids Expo: We’ve still got more to show you!

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Another ABC show has come and gone, and we had a great time! Along with seeing countless fantastic new products, it’s always great to catch up with our vendors, our friends, and other exceptional baby retailers from across the country. Magic Beans is part of an organization called Brixy that unites many of the independent baby stores around North America. ... 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 »

JPMA Innovation Awards: We’ve got the winners!

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Yesterday, Magic Beans co-owners Sheri & Eli Gurock were participating in the final judging for the JPMA Innovation Awards, which honor seven of the coolest cutting-edge products coming out in the next year. And today, we’re proud to announce the winners! Past winners have included customer favorites like the Bugaboo Donkey Stroller, the Clek Foonf, and the Chicco Nextfit 65, ... Read More »

New Product Showcase at The ABC Show

A reusable pouch for mushy baby snacks by Itzy Ritzy

The New Product Showcase has become one of my favorite parts of the ABC Show, and it happens before the show even begins! It takes place the night before the show, and is a reception for media and specialty retailers previewing most of the coolest new products that will be on display during the show. Manufacturers are not invited, so ... Read More »

Bugaboo Cameleon3 Sahara Special Edition

Bugaboo Cameleon Sahara Special Edition

When I first saw a picture of the Bugaboo Cameleon3 Sahara stroller, I wasn’t really sure what to make of it. It looked really nice, but was the lovely, tranquil color palette going to justify the special edition price point? It wasn’t until I saw it in person at The ABC Kids Expo earlier this month that I really understood ... Read More »

UPPAbaby Mesa Infant Car Seat available for pre-order now!

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UPPAbaby knows how to make a splash. For a couple of months, buzz has been building around a new product launch planned for the ABC Kids Expo. But instead of just debuting the product at the show itself, UPPAbaby instead planned a party for the first night of the show. Tonight, in front of a packed crowd, they unveiled their ... Read More »

Clek previews the Foonf

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Behind closed doors, Clek was offering retailers and media at the ABC Show a sneak peek of their upcoming convertible car seat, the Foonf. In short, this seat is amazing. It is a game changer. It is also going to be expensive (starting at $450). But the technology that’s inside the Foonf well justifies the cost. I wasn’t allowed to ... Read More »