Maxi-Cosi – a leading innovator in child car seat safety for 30 years – has launched an online campaign called ‘Maxi-Cosi Cares’, to highlight the important work it does with charities. The campaign started on Monday and will run for the rest of the week.
Around 1,300 visitors from 34 countries attended the summer edition of Children's Fashion Cologne from 10-12 July, with organisers reporting a positive mood and an increased international presence at the event.
The summer edition of leading children’s trade fair Bubble has been judged a “huge success” by organisers after it showcased the the very latest in fashion, accessories, gifts and homeware in London on 13 and 14 July.
The quality of entries has been outstanding, with a huge range of products, retailers, brands and individuals taking part. Datateam Business Media, home to Nursery Industry Magazine, is delighted with how the industry has continued to positively engage with the Awards.
Little Tikes grows into new areas
Little Tikes is continuing to grow by expanding its footprint beyond toys, its independent licensing agency The Licensing Company (TLC) has revealed.
Retailers urged to team up for success
Retailers are being encouraged to recognise the benefits of collaboration on the high street, as Independent Retailer Month enters its third week.
Boon launches healthy eating campaign
A campaign to encourage healthy eating amongst toddlers is being launched by utensil manufacturer Boon and Hello Fresh, a provider of home delivered fresh food boxes.
Slow Toy Awards return for 2014
The team behind the groundbreaking Slow Toy Movement is thrilled to announce its awards programme is back and officially open for entries on Thursday.
2012 appointed to distribute Comfi-Cush
CuddleCo has appointed 2012 Ltd as the official UK & Ireland distributor of Comfi-Cush, a brand new award-winning memory foam stroller liner.
Morrisons sells Kiddicare for £2m
Morrisons has announced the sale of Kiddicare for £2m to Endless LLP, an independent UK based private equity house.
Mothercare to sell Skip Hop in stores
Selected Mothercare stores are to stock a comprehensive range of Skip Hop Zoo travel and feeding accessories, it has been announced.
Final chance: Increase your global sales
The booking deadlines for the BPA’s UK Pavilions at Cologne's Kind und Jugend and Las Vegas' ABC Kids Expo this September have passed but there are still a few spaces left.
Bin the booster, says BRITAX
Car seat manufacturer BRITAX is urging parents to "bin the booster" this summer to ensure their precious cargo is safe while travelling on the roads.
Mothercare hires Newton-Jones as CEO
Mark Newton-Jones has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Mothercare and will take up his position, joining the Mothercare Plc Board on 17 July.
H&Co products shortlisted for awards
Leading distributor H&Co is celebrating after the news that five of the products in its portfolio have been shortlisted in the 2014 Best Baby and Toddler Gear awards.
LBP 2014 Awards: Winners revealed
Popular parenting site Loved By Parents has named the winners of its 2014 awards after receiving 50,000 votes from members of the public.
Joolz launches in Mamas & Papas
Premium brand Joolz has announced its ergonomically-designed travel system is launching in 14 Mamas & Papas stores this summer as well as launching online soon.
Mothercare rejects two takeover bids
The Board of Mothercare has confirmed its rejection of two takeover proposals, following an announcement by US giant Destination Maternity Group.
Beau LOves wins Bubble Boxpark slot
Bubble London and Boxpark have announced Beau LOves as the winner of their inaugural box shop competition ahead of the summer edition of Bubble London on the 13 and 14 July.
Aden+anais joins the fight against AIDs
Leading global baby brand aden+anais has launched a special collection of muslin baby products in red prints to help raise awareness and funds for AIDS charity (RED).
Independent Retailer Month begins
A campaign running throughout July is urging consumers to support small, independent businesses by making more informed decisions on where they spend their money.
Frugi celebrates 10 years of success
Workers at ethical clothing label Frugi have celebrated the brand's 10th birthday with a party at its newly-expanded premises in Helston, Cornwall.
TOMY appoints sole Turkish distributor
Leading toy manufacturer TOMY has entered into a long-term exclusive distribution agreement with Adore Oyuncak to distribute some of its core brands in Turkey.
Dorel signs deal to buy Lerado Group
Dorel has signed an agreement to buy the juvenile business of Asian-based Lerado Group, one of the largest juvenile product manufacturers in China, for £70m.
Difrax shows its support for EACH
Leading Dutch baby brand Difrax has made a donation to East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) in celebration of Prince George's first birthday in July.
Information-sharing and networking
BPA members attending its AGM in central London on 18 June not only received an industry update but also important information on a number of pertinent subjects, said organisers.
Aden+Anais CEO wins top US award
Raegan Moya-Jones, co-founder of aden + anais, has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the Consumer Products category in New York, it has been announced.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - a hit at 45
One of the best-known books in the history of children’s fiction, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has been named the third favourite from the last 150 years, in a recent You Gov poll.
Another new appointment at Joie
Baby products manufacturer Joie has announced yet another appointment to its rapidly expanding team as Aiden Hill joins as sales trainer and merchandiser for the northern region.
Enhance your social media skills
Datateam invites you to an informal training session with social media expert Katie King to enhance your social media skills for the benefit of your business.
Cake Maternity Group is unveiled
Award-winning designer Cake Lingerie has established the Cake Maternity Group, to reflect its "growing position as a brand of choice" for pregnant and nursing women.
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