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LaserGifts Announces Patent Pending
Status for Name Facts QR Coding
LaserGifts, a leader in personalized name programs, has announced the patent pending status of the latest breakthrough in QR code technology. Beginning with the new 4D Bookmark Name Program, LaserGifts will add QR codes to each of their new product releases that link instantly to NameFacts.info from a smart phone device.
NameFacts.info is a comprehensive database for thousands of popular American names that includes information on name origin, meaning and statistics.
Four Scramble Squares® Puzzles
Honored as Dr. Toy’s Best Classic Toys
b. dazzle, inc. of Redondo Beach, Calif., has announced that four of its Scramble Squares® nine-piece educational brain teaser puzzles for all ages have been honored by The Institute for Childhood Resources in San Francisco as among only 32 products selected worldwide as “Dr. Toy’s Best Classic Toys for 2012.” The four honored Scramble Squares® puzzles are “Bears,” “Diggin' Dinos,” "Hoops!“ and “Hummingbirds.”
Thompson’s Candle Co. Celebrates
Its 15th Anniversary
Since 1997, Thompson’s Candle Company has been hand crafting super-scented products. Best-selling items include crumbles, “hand-iced” pillars, jar candles and more in signature scents like Butter Rum or Apple Dumpling. Wear a Thompson’s Candle Co. T-shirt to any of the following summer shows to receive anniversary specials.
Contact Thompson’s Candle Company for a T-shirt that entitles the wearer to
15th anniversary specials at several summer trade shows.
•Atlanta, Bldg 2, 6th Floor,
Room 661B, July 11-18
•Chicago, Floor 13, Suite 524,
•Columbus, 213, Stirgwolt
& Assoc., August 17- 21