phil&teds

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phil&teds is a manufacturer of strollers and other baby care products that are sold worldwide. The company is headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.

Products[edit]

The company is most notable for tandem strollers (branded as "inline"). The company also sell products in other product categories, including car seats, travel systems, travel cots, and feeding accessories.[1] Their products are sold in specialty and premium baby stores in over 40 countries.

phil&teds tandem strollers accommodate two infants through the use of a seat attachment on the front or back of the stroller, enabling both a newborn baby (lying down) and a toddler (sitting up) arrangement, or two toddlers (sitting up).

History[edit]

Phil and Ted were a father and son team who founded the company in 1994 under the name "Phil and Teds" with a manufacturing operation headquartered in their garage in Berhampore. In 1998, phil&teds was purchased by Campbell Gower who became CEO of the company. In 2003, the company transitioned to a high-capacity, outsourced manufacturing model.[2] Currently, the Company has retail presence in over 2000 stores worldwide in over 50 countries. Its main markets today are the UK, Australia, and the United States.

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2015 phil&teds won a Red Dot design award for their ‘verve’ buggy [3] and has also been nominated for other awards, including recognition from the internationally recognized Kind + Jugend Innovation Award[4] and the American Chamber of Commerce - UPS Success & Innovation Awards.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Big push by buggy firm" Archived 2008-08-05 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Phil&Ted use design - and outsourcing - to smooth out the bumps"
  3. ^ "International award win for Wellington buggy business".
  4. ^ Information about the Kind+Jugend Innovation Award Archived 2009-01-29 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ "Buggy maker, Pumpkin Patch up for trade awards". Stuff.co.nz. NZPA. 23 August 2007. Retrieved 3 November 2011.

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