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Exciting announcement from Skip Hop

Skip Hop plans to open UK Sales Office giving UK and Ireland retailers direct access to products

Global lifestyle brand Skip Hop, devoted to designing innovative “Must-Haves Made Better” products for parents, babies, and toddlers, has announced plans to open a sales office in the UK.  In the Summer of 2016, UK and Ireland retailers will be able to obtain direct access to Skip Hop products across nine categories, including diaper bags, baby gyms, bath and ZOO toddler backpacks and accessories.

“We see continued growth and opportunity in UK and Ireland for the brand,” says Michael Diamant, co- founder and CEO. “And we look forward to partnering with UK and Ireland retailers to help make life easier and more enjoyable for parents and their little ones.”

Skip Hop products can be found across major departments stores, toy stores, specialty baby stores and online in both the UK and Ireland markets. 

Jon Tilley will be leading the office as UK country manager. Jon has worked in the UK toy and nursery industry for the last 12 years and will be in role from the 18th April to help drive the new UK business forward. Jon commented: “Skip Hop presented a fantastic opportunity for me, the brand and product range is perfectly suited to the UK market and offers retailers a truly unique offering. We are in the process of opening the UK office, building a strong marketing plan and getting a great team in place to drive the brand deeper into the UK & Irish retail customer base"

Skip Hop UK will open their office in Luton on June 1st with contact details listed below. Customers should make contact with Skip Hop to begin trading directly. Skip Hop’s latest innovative products will be exhibited at the Kind Und Jugend Fair in Cologne, Germany in September 2016 

Basepoint D23,  110 Butterfield, Great Marlings, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 8DL

Tel: +441582 434250


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