Nursery Today magazine

New marketplace launched

Tigerparrot raises £100k and makes an immediate impact

Haven kicked off their launch with an incredible 250 fantastic retailers on board, Tigerparrot.com are well on their way to fast becoming one of the most popular marketplaces for buying and selling baby and kid’s products.

Founded by Andrew and Thomas Smith, the marketplace offers products suitable for children aged 0-14 years. Whether you’re shopping for big well known brands or unique hand made items – you’ll find them at Tigerparrot. 

The proposition is simple: to inspire shoppers with the very best useful, fun, exciting and even personalised gifts for babies and children.

Visitors to Tigerparrot.com are able to navigate the marketplace with ease, utilise specialist search features, have the assurance of buyer protection and secure checkout, it’s a safe, easy and fun way to shop. For sellers, there are no startup or joining fees so it’s completely risk free. On successfully selling an item, a low 9% commission fee is taken plus thirty-five pence.

Darren Sassienie, Great British Entrepreneur Judge and family brands marketing expert said: “What Tigerparrot have already achieved in such a small amount of time is simply incredible. They have managed to adopt the uniqueness and careful product selection of Not on The Highstreet and combine it with the choice and simplicity of Amazon.

“It’s a win win for both retailers and consumers! For parents or those wanting to purchase incredible gifts – they get to easily discover thousands of amazing products from brands both large and small all in one place.

“For any D2C business who doesn’t have the capabilities of their own e-commerce platform, it allows them to showcase their entire range in front of a highly targeted relevant audience. For those that do - selling on Tigerparrot opens up a fast growing new sales channel where brands also benefit from marketing and brand awareness.”

Thomas Smith, CEO commented “We’re so excited to be able to offer such superb and popular items, some exclusively for the baby and children’s retail market. Our launch this Christmas has surpassed all of our expectations – we’ve seen such wonderful results with families across the UK enjoying everything that Tigerparrot currently has to offer. With this recent round of funding; we continue to develop our technology, optimise the user experience and onboard new partners!”

Future investment awaits in the new year, promising to deliver the opportunity for Tigerparrot to continue to grow their team, roll out new functionally on their platform and continue their marketing push to increase brand awareness amongst the families of the UK.

By the end of 2019, Tigerparrot aims to have an impressive 100,000+ amazing products available for customers – and with nearly 10,000 items listed already and a further 50,000 in the short term arriving, they’re well on their way to smash that target.
To learn more about Tigerparrot and their expanding range of products, visit www.tigerparrot.com

Brands interested in selling their products on Tigerparrot should contact: thomas.smith@tigerparrot.com


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