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The Booming Baby Stuff Industry

Jason English
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My wife and I attended our littlest neighbor's first birthday party last weekend. I continue to be fascinated by advancements in the baby stuff industry. While I'm well aware of similar progress with pet stuff "“ like PetCell, the first cell phone for dogs "“ it's fun to see products targeted towards the upwardly mobile infant.

Americans spend $28.5 billion on baby goods each year, including $12 billion on baby clothes. Let's see what that money is buying.

"¢ The New England Patriots Tedy Bruschi onesie (above) is perfect for gameday.

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What's the greatest/craziest item you've seen targeted towards our extreme youth?

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