Shopping Spree Spirit – *Tis the Season!

Holiday shopping is a global phenomenon. Every year, come Thanksgiving and the beginning of December, malls and stores in cities around the world “deck their halls” and invite consumers in for extended hours and special sales in order to provide incentives to holiday shoppers. In fact, many stores experience their largest inflow of cash during the last 5-6 weeks of the year and merchants  say that... »

Black Friday Shopping Frenzy

For as long as most of us can remember, the day after Thanksgiving has been devoted to eating leftovers, putting up holiday decorations   and, of course, to SHOPPING. The truth is that Black Friday (as it has become known) has been around a lot longer than you may think! As early as the 19th century people have viewed the Thanksgiving holiday as the traditional start to the holiday shopping season... »

Stikii Gives Thanks

Thanksgiving, a holiday centered on tradition, is just around the corner! We have decided that the best way to “stik” with tradition this season would be to devote this week’s blog to the upcoming holiday. Thanksgiving: A History Every year on the fourth Thursday in November, Americans celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The day is focused on food, family, friends and thanks, all in honor of the e... »

Halloween Top Favorites!

To round out our Halloween blogging session, we thought that some lists discussing some Halloween favorites would be perfect. It is obvious, that we love to dress up in costume on this holiday. Our first list compiles what we believe will be some of the most popular Halloween costumes this year, for both adults and children! After much research, we have compiled these lists: Top 10 Adult Costumes ... »

Halloween Safety Tips

At Stikii, the safety of our customers and children alike is extremely important, which is why we chose to dedicate this blog to Halloween Safety Tips. Everyone knows that Halloween is meant to be a time for treats and spooky fun. No child should have to experience an actual “scary” Halloween in which they are found to be in danger or injured. Parents should ensure that all proper precautions are ... »

Making History: Halloween

Halloween may go down in the books as one of your child’s favorite holidays of the year. Surveys show that children love the spooky holiday nearly as much as they love Christmas! At Stikii, what is important to children is important to us as well. Thus, we begin our Halloween Blog session. Over the next few weeks we will share with you some thoughts and information on this very special fall holida... »

Starting a Collection for Kids

To end our blogging session on collections, we thought we should discuss the ways to go about helping a child to start his/her own collection. Children should have hobbies that occupy time that would otherwise be spent in front of the television, computer, or playing video games. Hobbies help to stimulate the brain and exercise creativity, which is very important at the young age when the brains c... »

What the Kids are Collecting

Last week we spent some time discussing the reasoning behind the public’s NEED to collect even the most miniscule things. The reasons that were uncovered were actually very straight forward and  quite logical. So, now that you understand WHY people tend to accrue certain things, we hope to communicate the kind of objects that people have a habit of collecting. As the public is aware, Stikii is a c... »

My Stikiis, My Stik-em’s!

As we inch closer to the December 1, 2011 launch of Stikii shoes, it’s hard not to think about how much children are going to love them. The shoes are available in 8 different bright colors, in a shape that is one-of-a-kind! And did we mention that they are both affordable AND comfortable (two of the main shoe selection criterion)?!? But, possibly the most exciting feature of Stikii shoes are its ... »

Let there be SHOES!

The first pair of shoes originated long before any one of us cares to remember and longer than any person can prove. The first historic physical evidence of foot coverings dates back to the Ice Age and comes in the form of cave paintings circa 8000 BCE. These primitive times required humans mass amounts of outdoor activity such as hunting and foraging which often required running and climbing over... »

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