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Pflugerville Business Wins National Award For Innovative Stroller

20 November 2015 |

Pflugerville resident Leslie Stiba is the chief executive officer of Austlen Baby Co., a juvenile products company. She founded the company to create a stroller that could handle everything from one child and a water bottle to one child, a baby and a load of groceries or luggage at the airport. Stiba used to be […]

Canada Prime Minister: Junkfood Commercials Targeting Kids Should be Banned

19 November 2015 |

Junk food is an attractive part of every child’s life. No matter how campaigns are being initiated to promote healthy food choices especially for children, it is still undeniable that kids and adults are still attracted to the inviting advertisements on TV.

An article in PLOS mentioned that the new Prime Minister of Canada gave orders to […]

With Boy In Barbie Ad, Mattel And Moschino Aim To Bust Gender Stereotypes

19 November 2015 |

It’s no secret that Mattel has a Barbie problem. Sales of the fashion doll have slumped for the past four years, down 16 per cent in 2014 and showing no signs of improvement.

Even American Girl, Mattel’s once-hot line of pricey historical collectibles, has disappointed in recent years. Sales were down 2 per cent in the […]

This Young Social Entrepreneur Hopes To Save One Million Babies

19 November 2015 |

Jane Chen’s Embrace, a laureate of the 2012 Tech Awards and winner of the 2015 Laureate Impact Award, is working to save 1 million babies over the next five years.

Chen, who co-founded the nonprofit in 2008, explains why so many babies are at risk, “Each year, 15,000,000 babies are born preterm; 3,000,000 babies die in the first […]

Chinese Baby-Goods Market Grows Up Fast

19 November 2015 |

It remains uncertain how much Beijing’s policy shift can boost China’s birthrate, but Mami Zhidao founder Liang Liang and other entrepreneurs say they have high hopes for the business of catering to mothers and children. Last week on Singles’ Day—China’s equivalent of the Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping events in the U. S.—the baby-goods […]

The Global Maternity Wear Market Is Expected To Grow 2.01 Percent Per Year

18 November 2015 |

Fashion for mothers to be is expected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 2.01 percent over the period comprehended between 2015 and 2019. The competition among the players is on the basis of comfort, quality, variety, design and colours.

According to recently released study “Global Maternity Wear Market 2015-2019” conducted by Research […]

Movie-related Toys Lead The Market

17 November 2015 |

According to NPD data in its reporting about sales in the British toy sector, toy sales have grown 5% compared to last year and it seems to be that movie-related toys have contributed on it. In that way, the toy market is seeing a positive season with good changes.

The most dynamic toy categories are action […]

China To Get Garfield World Activity Centers

13 November 2015 |

The Garfield brand is expanding its presence in the Chinese market as L.A.-based MCM Group picks up the rights to develop themed children’s education and activity centers throughout the world’s most populous country.

Branded Garfield World, the centers will offer kids ages one to 14 a range of educational and entertainment experiences.

The deal was inked with […]

Saban Expands Power Rangers’ Global Licensing Program

28 October 2015 |

LOS ANGELES: Saban Brands has appointed Planeta Junior as the licensing agent for the Power Rangers franchise in Spain, Italy, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Cyprus and parts of Eastern Europe.

Planeta Junior will collaborate with Saban Brands and Bandai, Power Rangers’ global master toy licensee, to promote licensing opportunities across all categories and execute a strategy to […]

Sugar Tax Will Not Change Diets, Says Cadbury Chief

22 October 2015 |

Executive points to failure of ‘fat tax’ in Denmark as Public Health England urges levy on sugary foods

Britain’s largest confectionery company has claimed that a levy on sweet food and drinks will not make people overhaul their diets.

Mary Barnard, who heads the UK division of the parent company of Dairy Milk maker Cadbury, said Denmark […]