Founded in 1945, in a garage workshop, by Harold Matson and Ruth and Elliot Handler, Mattel (a combination of the letters of their last and first names,) is now a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and games. It was listed on the New York Exchange in 1963 as a public company and now has 4 subsidiaries: Fisher-Price, Mega Brands (Mega Bloks), HIT Entertainment and Mattel Playground Productions.
The 1950s significantly saw its initial collaboration with Disney, uniquely product placing its toys on the Mickey Mouse Club TV show and Ruth’s creation of Barbie. The late 70s saw the launch of their brand Hot Wheels with the 80s and 90s bringing strategic acquisitions including Corolle S.A., Corgi Toys, International Games Inc., Fisher-Price and Tyco Toys. The Company also renewed strong relations with the Walt Disney Company as well as acquiring the Nickelodeon Licensing Agreement. Brands available from Mattel’s nominated UK nursery wholesaler, Baby Brands Direct include: Fisher-Price, Mega Bloks, Barbie, Thomas and Friends, and toys in Disney licences including Frozen and Cinderella.
Baby Brands Direct is a worldwide distributor of changing and potty training. Our extensive list of products includes: changing mats, potties, nappy disposal equipment, step stools, sterilirants and hygiene products as well as trainer seats. Our clients can offer a complete package that would fit any taste and needs. Parents like to have it all because it simply eases their lives; it protects the baby and having it all means less cleaning up. Baby Brands Direct has also ensured our clients spend less time in selecting what are the items in demand; we simply have them all for you.
Retailers can rely on leading and reputable brands such as Fisher-Price, Tiny Tatty, Munchkin, Disney, Milton and CTN. We work closely with suppliers to ensure our clients get the best prices, receive volume discounts and we are delighted to also offer loyalty credits. You have access to comprehensive products descriptions and maintenance’s instructions. All of this information along with CVS files and image footage is free so you can get your stock quickly to your end users.
Baby Brands Direct became an appointed wholesaler of Mattel brands in 2009 and has been distributing its baby and nursery products to the independent retail sector since. It is a valued supplier for the wide spectrum and variety of high quality branded and licenced toys and nursery goods it provides. The Company is appreciably the Number 1 Toy Company in the UK holding 10.8% market share (source NPD YTD Nov 2014). Retailers can have confidence in the industry giant’s position, particularly with its statement, “At Mattel, we are Creating the Future of Play.”
As a disinfectant supplier, Baby Brands Direct presents you the latest trends and developments in the market. Not only are our changing mats designed with comfort in mind, but we offer a range of designs and colours to choose from, including a changing mat printed with the iconic Tiny Tatty Teddy and 101 Dalmatians complete with a striking paw print border. Our nappy disposal systems provide a convenient, hygienic and cost efficient alternative.
Browse through our selection of innovative potties, from odourless to comfort orientated, to colourful designs and we will guarantee a great wholesale price. We have brought together products from some of the biggest brands in the world, bringing to you seats that eliminate odour and carry some of children’s most loved characters.