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Dorel ‘Juvenile’ is one of three industry segments that Dorel Industries operates in. The parent company is a global giant with annual sales of US$2.7 billion, employing approximately 11,500 people in its divisions located in across twenty-five countries. It completed its public offering in July 1987 following a merger between Dorel Co. Ltd., a juvenile products company founded by Leo Schwartz in 1962 and Ridgewood Industries, a ready-to-assemble (RTA) furniture company established by Martin Schwartz, Jeff Segel and Alan Schwartz in 1969. It established Dorel U.K. in 1988 and continues to grow steadily, both organically and through a series of strategic acquisitions including Tiny Love in 2014.

Dorel Juvenile is a world class baby and children’s products company, creating innovative products to serve needs whilst putting its emphasis on safety. A trusted, renowned brand, dedicated to the well-being of babies and young children, they are a must-have component of the distributed brands to independent retailers by Baby Brands Direct.

Baby Brands Direct brings to the nursery industry, a selection of the best branded and quality activity toys and crafts available. As a leading wholesaler direct to trade we take pride in providing award-winning brands including Tomy, Fisher-Price, Oball, Tiny Love, Brights Starts, along with licensed character toys like Thomas, Winnie the Pooh and Peppa Pig, Mega Bloks, Bing, East Coast, Frozen Fashion and the bestseller, Baby Einstein . Clients can browse a wide range of categories including activity centres, phones & gadgets, high chair toys, toddler activity toys, activity toys, cars, trains & planes, shape sorters & puzzles, imaginary play, learn to crawl, understanding music, activity arches, spirals & bars and aqua draw fun.

According to 2014 point-of-sales data from The NPD Group, the Building Sets and Arts & Crafts categories grew by 13% and 3%, respectively, proving that kids love to create interesting structures, designs, inventions and other projects that will set them apart from others and let their talents shine through.

 

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A giant within the world of the nursery industry they tread with meticulous delicacy, using the moto ‘Care for Precious Life’. They strive to study and understand the complexities of family life, what it is to be a parent and to use this understanding to develop smart child mobility and caring solutions.

Dorel Juvenile's portfolio of brands that are wholesaled by Baby Brands Direct include Tiny Love, Safety First and Baby Art. Mr. Keith Belch, Territory Sales Manager at Dorel comments, ‘We have had great feedback from the trade on the coveted service provided by Baby Brands Direct and are very pleased that they will carry the ranges.’

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Furthermore, the NPD Group’s Retail Tracking Service reports that the total toy market for 2014 was in the $22 billion range and it continues growing. With the exponential growth comes the wide variety of goods that Baby Brands Direct carefully selected to present you with profit driven toys and crafts that will grow your business too.

In the following pages you will find open-ended toys and games to help promote creativity, problem-solving skills and electronics that attract tech-savvy kids. You are also able to access items that follow the mini madness trend of toys that come in small packages at a lower price point. The subcategories include smart play items with educational purposes which have been massively favorited by parents. Retailers can make the most of the ever green aquatic-themed trend or choose from several dolls, games, outdoor toys and more.