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Age plays key role in design strategy Styles for younger users boast novelty trims. Those for older pupils emulate adult models. China suppliers of children’s school bags are tailoring R&D LQLWLDWLYHVWRVSHFLÀFDJHJURXSVHVSHFLDOO\VLQFHWKHOLQHFDWHUV WRERWKNLQGHUJDUWHQDQGHOHPHQWDU\VWXGHQWV 0DNHUVDUHEHHÀQJXSWKHYLVXDODSSHDORIPRGHOVIRU SXSLOVEHORZ\HDUVROG1RYHOW\VKDSHGFRQVWUXFWLRQVVXFK DVKHDUWVIUXLWVHOHSKDQWVIURJVFKLFNHQVSLJVUDEELWVDQG EHHWOHVDUHHPSOR\HG3OXVKWR\KHDGVDQGOLPEVPD\HYHQEH LQFRUSRUDWHGLQDQLPDOGHVLJQV $SSOLTXHDQGSULQWVDUHDOVRSRSXODUWULPPLQJRSWLRQV 7KHÀUVWLQFOXGHVHPEURLGHUHGSDWFKHVDQG'GHFDOV 7KHFRPPRQSDWWHUQVDUHOLFHQVHG0LFNH\0RXVH7KRPDV DQG)ULHQGV6SRQJH%RE6TXDUH3DQWV+HOOR.LWW\DQG%DUELH $XWKRUL]HGEDJVDUHSULFHGWRSHUFHQWKLJKHUWKDQ UHJXODUYHUVLRQV6RPHIDFWRULHVSURGXFHPRGHOVWKDWIHDWXUH RULJLQDO&KLQDFDUWRRQFKDUDFWHUV7KHVHDUHXVXDOO\PDUNHWHG WR6RXWKHDVW$VLDPDUNHWV %ULJKWHUFRORUVLQFOXGLQJOHPRQ\HOORZSHDFKSLQN DQGDSSOHJUHHQDUHJDLQLQJJURXQGDOWKRXJKWUDGLWLRQDO FDUQDWLRQSLQNDQGVN\EOXHDUHVWLOOXWLOL]HG $VIRUEDJVFDWHULQJWRWR\HDUROGVVXSSOLHUVDUH upgrading construction and functions to emulate adult GHVLJQV0RGHOVERDVWODUJHUVWRUDJHDUHDVZLWKVSHFLÀF FRPSDUWPHQWVIRUERRNVSDSHUVDQGHYHQHOHFWURQLFLWHPV VXFKDVODSWRSVL3DGVHULHVDQGPHGLDSOD\HUV0RUHRYHU WKHUHDUHH[WHULRUSRFNHWVIRUXPEUHOODVDQGNH\V6PDOO ZDOOHWVDQGGHWDFKDEOHERWWOHFDUULHUVPD\EHDGGHG Ergonomic features similar to those in professional sports EDJVDUHLQFRUSRUDWHGDVZHOO7KHVHLQFOXGHVSRQJHSDGGLQJ RQWKHVKRXOGHUVWUDSVDQGEDFN(9$FXVKLRQLQJRQWKH ERWWRPSDQHODQGZHLJKWGLVWULEXWLQJZDLVWEHOWV 5HJDUGOHVVRIDJHFDWHJRU\PDQ\UHFHQWPRGHOVFRPHLQ PRUHGXUDEOHDQGGSRO\HVWHUDQGQ\ORQR[IRUG Suppliers interviewed for this report: CONTACT SUPPLIERS Riversuny Waterproof Garments & Bag Mfg Ltd • Shanghai Bi-lotus I/E Co. Ltd • Xiamen Helen Industry & Trade Co. Ltd

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The model 404 children’s school bag from Shanghai Bi-lotus is made of 420d polyester. It boasts an in-house cartoon print.

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Global Sources Baby and Children Products October 2011  

Your monthly guide to sourcing children's toys, baby monitors, kids' clothing, shoes and booties, electronic learning systems and more.

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