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Founded in 1991, Tiny Love, has grown to be a global, multiple award-winning baby products and developmental toy company with a revenue hitting $45mn p.a. by 2014. Tiny Love President Fredy Aboukrat commented, “We are always on the lookout for the next innovation that will stimulate baby's skills and senses and help parents and caregivers enjoy their time together during those first immensely exciting years. Original concepts and ground-breaking designs made with love and care are instantly identifiable as Tiny Love creations.”

The company has a strong R&D heritage alongside a creative spirit focused on achieving excellence in child development products; making it a perfect match in ethos with Dorel Industries Inc. that acquired it by early 2015. Baby Brands Direct is the appointed sole UK wholesaler of the brand to independent retailers distributing its baby products that have secured over 40 awards in the last 8years within its nursery categories of play gyms, cot and take along mobiles, bouncers and toys; recognised for encouraging development, play and exploration.

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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Commenting in Sep 2014 on the unparalleled acquisition of Tiny Love, Dorel President and CEO, Martin Schwartz, said, “We are delighted to be acquiring Tiny Love, a proven and well-known juvenile products company within our industry. They have grown brand recognition that is synonymous with child developmental excellence. With their strong distribution network in diverse markets, this latest investment further solidifies our position as a global leader in the juvenile industry and expands the geographies in which we operate. Tiny Love is particularly strong in Eastern Europe which is an important part of our growth strategy.”

Baby Brands Direct supplies the entire nursery portfolio of products to independent retailers on a next working day delivery, at the best trade prices with added benefits of volume discounts and loyalty credit. The selection of baby products available form part of a staple collection for nursery store specialists and is mirrored by the  Company ethos which comes across in their statement, “We, at Tiny Love, believe that when a baby is born a parent is born too. Just like babies grow and develop, so parents evolve and change. Our high-quality products are aimed at helping parents fulfil the all-important role they play in baby's life.”


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.