Cologne: 19.–22.09.2019

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Kind + Jugend asks: Where are maternity fashion trends heading?

Kind + Jugend asks: Where are maternity fashion trends heading?

Maternity wear is important for (expecting) mothers: It should be comfortable and functional as well as stylish. This segment will also be given ample space at Kind + Jugend. Where are the trends headed? What do customers want? These and other questions were discussed with Vicki Marx, founder and managing director of mamlila.

Inspiration duo: Pueri Expo and FIT 0/16 expand on their position

Inspiration duo: Pueri Expo and FIT 0/16 expand on their position

The two partner trade fairs Pueri Expo und FIT 0/16 already took place for the fourth time in the Expo Center Norte in São Paulo from 13 to 16 June. The duo offered all kinds of inspiration for children's fashion and outfitting. The trade fair duo has thus further expanded on its leading position in the Latin American market.

Kaum liegt der Jahreswechsel hinter uns, ist es auch schon Zeit, einen Blick auf die Kinderzimmertrends für 2019 zu werfen. War werden wir in den nächsten Monaten in den Zimmern unserer Kleinen entdecken?

Hardware industry: What is the trend for 2019?

Hardware industry: What is the trend for 2019?

Only few industries are as innovative as the world of baby and children’s outfitting. The hardware industry in particular is continuously changing: Whether self-propelled baby carriages, flexible travel systems or sustainable electric mobility – new (technological) possibilities and innovations are always being introduced. Check out our blog to see which trends will influence the hardware industry in 2019.

Baby tracking: Which apps do parents really need?

Baby tracking: Which apps do parents really need?

Never have there been so many apps to help young parents with childcare and baby health advice. But are all of these baby trackers and guides actually useful or do they create more anxiety instead? And what about the issue of data protection?

 Kind + Jugend asks:

Kind + Jugend asks:

Child-rearing is no longer just for mothers – fathers are also participating more fully in their children’s upbringing. Many manufacturers and the media have recognised this trend and are increasingly tailoring their marketing activities to fathers. What does this new “Super Dad” look like?

Kids Design Award is going into the next round:

Kids Design Award is going into the next round:

Hardly any other industry is as innovative as the world of baby and children’s equipment. Which is why Kind + Jugend with its renowned Kids Design Award is the ideal forum for design students and young designers, allowing them to present their pioneering ideas to a broad public and interested manufacturers and to make valuable contacts.

The revolutionary way of travelling

The revolutionary way of travelling

Whether single or double stroller for siblings – thanks to the Bumprider Connect , parents no longer have to spend a lot of time and effort: two strollers can quickly and easily be converted to one through an automatic, magnetically operated locking system. With this invention, the Swedish company was the trade fair highlight from the word go, and received the Innovation Award in the “World of Moving Kids” category. What does this success mean for Bumprider? And what potential do the trade fair and the Innovation Award offer young companies? We spoke with CEO Nicklas Lindblad on this topic.

Time for giving: What will find its way beneath the tree this year?

Time for giving: What will find its way beneath the tree this year?

Good news for toy manufacturers and traders: parents are extremely generous when it comes to Christmas gifts for their children. The budgets for this year in any case promise to set new records. However, which gifts ultimately find their way beneath the tree? We have discerned four trends.

Mobility trends: Are self-driving baby strollers coming our way?

Mobility trends: Are self-driving baby strollers coming our way?

Whether digital guardian angels, electronic toys or Connected Smart Toys – smart nursery tools have already arrived in children’s rooms. This trend is now spreading to another important area for parents: Smart strollers provide even more comfortable mobility and increased safety. Check out our blog to find out how Michael Neumann, Managing Director Northern Europe Dorel Juvenile, sees this trend and where it may be headed in the future.

Kind + Jugend 2018

Kind + Jugend 2018

More than 24,700 visitors from 123 countries – the results for Kind + Jugend 2018 are impressive! The high degree of internationality, the many new products and the top event programme of the trade fair assured a super atmosphere for exhibitors and visitors.