Tuesday, April 23, 2013

2013 Plush Show Reveals Business and Consumer Day Speakers

Jina Park, CEO and Founder of PLUSH, heightens the unprecedented growing success of the 2013 PLUSH Show by revealing guest speakers Jennifer Sbranti and Jason Okuma. New hire Jonathan Walton joins the PLUSH team as their Logistics Director to further the success of the annual PLUSH luxury baby and toddler trade and consumer show upcoming June 7th-9th, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, in Los Angeles, CA.

"PLUSH exudes a level of incomparable exhibitors and sponsors, and in terms of our capabilities and resources, it was absolutely necessary to feature guest speakers of the similar stature," said Jina Park, CEO and Founder of PLUSH.

Jennifer Sbranti, of Hostess with the Mostess, will add exceptional insight on planning unique and contemporary parties to attendees on PLUSH's consumer show day.
"I'm really looking forward to participating in PLUSH this year, and can't wait to share some of my favorite party styling ideas and DIY projects with all of the moms and moms-to-be," said Jennifer Sbranti. "Motherhood presents so many opportunities for imagination and creativity… especially when it comes to celebrating!"

JASON OKUMA: JUNE 8th, 2013 - BUSINESS TO BUSINESS DAY - Simplifying Social Media Marketing for Small Business 
JENNIFER SBRANTI: JUNE 9th, 2013 CONSUMER DAY - Creative Ideas & Clever Techniques to Make Any Party POP

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Diamond Wipes Certified to Manufacture Organic Ingredients and Products

Diamond Wipes International (diamondwipes.com), the leading Western U.S. manufacturer of disposable wet wipes, announced today that the company is now registered to handle and process organic ingredients and products. This registration highlights the growing importance that companies are placing on their dedication to environmentally and socially responsible processes and is extremely beneficial for Diamond Wipes' contract packaging clients who wish to formulate products with certified organic ingredients.

"At Diamond Wipes, our commitment to being the best in the business constantly drives us to look for ways to engage in more environmentally and socially responsible programs," said Eve Yen, founder and president of Diamond Wipes. "We are thrilled to now be able to offer our loyal and new clients the option of marketing their products as certified organic."

The newly awarded certification allows Diamond Wipes to enhance their environmental footprint starting from a sourcing stage. With an access to certified organic ingredients, Diamond Wipes will actively conduct R&D processes on beauty and personal care formulations to create new and innovative wipes.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Aurora World Inks Licensing Deal with Hasbro

Aurora World Inc. (auroragift.com) announced a new licensing agreement with Hasbro, Inc. to launch a brand new line of soft and sparkly My Little Pony plush. Aurora’s ponies are based on the My Little PONY brand that has brought fun, friendship & joy to millions of kids of all ages around the globe. The “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic” animated series is created by Hasbro Studios and is currently airing on The Hub TV Network in the United States, Treehouse Network in Canada and can be seen globally in over 170 countries. The relationship between Aurora and Hasbro expands as the companies teamed up in 2012 to introduce a new line of Raggedy Ann and Raggedy Andy dolls to the specialty market. “We are thrilled to work with Hasbro again and just as excited to introduce our My Little Pony plush toys to multi-generational fans and collectors. The line is designed to appeal to all ages that embrace the My Little Pony brand,” says Michael Kessler, Aurora’s senior vice president of sales and marketing. 

“Aurora is committed to making the My Little Pony brand relevant to today’s soft toy consumer,” says Lynda Connell, Director: Toy and Game Licensing. “Aurora’s new plush ponies make a great gift and companion. It’s a fun way for friends to show each other the magic of friendship and that they will always be there for each other.”

Kids Preferred and Bunnies By The Bay Announce Spring Collection of Luxury Toys, Apparel and Books

Since spring marks the appearance of bunnies, it is the perfect time to announce the new spring collection from Bunnies By The Bay from Kids Preferred. Kids Preferred, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of plush toys and gifts, recently revealed the new spring line of luxury toys, apparel and books from Bunnies By the Bay. Bunnies By the Bay offers delightfully endearing gifts for little ones embarking on their first year of life, and the new spring collection includes charming detailed designs and lush materials in timeless products that promise parents and grandparents a cherished heirloom for years to come.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

March's Gift, Gourmet & Decor Digital Magazine is Now Available for Viewing

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

GGD March CoverThis Month's Featured Content:
• Crystal & Glass 
• Gift Alerts
• Homefashion
• Casual Entertaining
• Stationery
• Candles
• Greetings Cards
• Frames
• Hospitals
• Graduation
• Father's Day
• Dips
• Seven
• Plush
• Diaper Bags
• Newsmakers 
• Calendar 
• And Much More...

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The GGD Team