CHARLESTON, SC—Monkeez Makes a Difference, the educational charitable program from MVP Brands, will give away charity event kits to retailers in all Monkeez Makes a Difference showrooms during the summer markets.
ELMSFORD, NY—Two's Company is donating a portion of every order placed in the Dallas showroom during the Total Home & Gift Market (June 19-25) to assist with the rebuilding of Moore, OK. Donations will benefit Feed The Children.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA—Mor Cosmetics has closed its office in the United States, effective June 1, 2013. The company is in the process of transitioning from a U.S. base to running its business through a distributor model.
Kids products that combine high play value and a design sensibility that blends with mom and dad's house are sure winners for specialty shops, who can market themselves as an alternative to cheap plastic imports and their problematic safety records.