Wednesday, February 27, 2013

February's Gift, Gourmet & Decor Digital Issue is Now Available for Viewing

Dear GGD Reader,

Welcome to February's digital issue of Gift, Gourmet & Decor Magazine.

GGD Feb CoverThis Month's Featured Content:
 Little Luxuries
• Artistic Adornment 
• Gift Alerts
• Beyond Bling
• Mother's Day
• Living Easy
• Candles
• Home + Houseware Show
• Seven
• Flavor Focus
• Storage Solutions
• Ride Off into the Sunset
• Look Book
• Newsmakers
• Calendar
• And Much More...

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The GGD Team

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Trend Lab LLC and Iconix Brand Group Inc. Sign License Agreement For Waverly Baby

Trend Lab LLC and Iconix Brand Group Inc. will collaborate through a license agreement to launch a Waverly by Trend Lab infant and toddler product line. The line will include crib and toddler bedding, coordinating room décor, gift items and diaper bags. The Waverly by Trend Lab collections will be unveiled at the 2013 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas, NV and will be sold to mid-tier retailers, department and specialty stores, and select e-tailers by early 2014.

The Waverly by Trend Lab product assortment will be moderately priced and will combine Trend Lab’s stylish, contemporary designs with Waverly’s iconic lifestyle patterns and textiles. Trend Lab and Iconix Brand Group are thrilled to bring the renowned Waverly brand into the nursery with this joint venture. The venture combines Waverly’s wonderful patterns and extensive brand recognition with Trend Lab’s industry knowledge, sophisticated design strategy, and desire to bring trend-right nursery décor to today’s mom.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

110th American International Toy Fair Transforms NYC into Massive Playground

An estimated 33,000 toy industry insiders from 100 countries attended the 110th annual American International Toy Fair (Feb. 10-13) opened its doors for four, fun-filled days of business-building, networking, trend-spotting, and more.

Owned and operated by the Toy Industry Association (TIA), Toy Fair (Feb. 10-13) is expected to draw nearly 20,000 retailers, wholesalers, importers, buying groups and trade guests to scope out 150,000 innovative toys, games and youth entertainment products across a record-breaking 375,000 net square feet of exhibit space.
More than 1,000 companies - 239 of which are exhibiting at Toy Fair for the very first time - will reveal their hottest toys and product lines - including tried-and-true classic and nostalgic playthings; DIY design, construction toys, arts and creative activities; extreme and outdoor sporting equipment; licensed figures and accessories; virtual / augmented reality games; and more. The Toy Fair playground is divided into 13 specific product zones to keep the experience focused and efficient.

In addition to business-building, trend-spotting and licensing opportunities, Toy Fair offered its diverse audience with unparalleled educational seminars, networking events and special activities. For information about TIA's Content Connection, the Digital Kids Conference & Digital Kids Safety Summit, TIA's Annual Toy Safety and Compliance Update, Independent Thinking and Creative Factor seminars, and more, be sure to visit the Education section of or consult the on-site signage at the Javits Center for details.

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