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Skip Hop to open UK sales office

Published on: 19th April 2016

From 1st June, retailers in the UK and Ireland will be able to obtain direct access to Skip Hop’s products from its sales office in Luton.

Skip-Hop-480These include changing bags, baby gyms, bath and zoo toddler backpacks and accessories. The company’s products can be found across major department stores, toy stores, specialty baby stores and online in the UK and Ireland markets.

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

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 18th April to help drive the new UK business forward. He 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 and Irish retail customer base.”

Skip Hop’s UK office can be contacted on 01582 434 250 or by email at ukoffice@skiphop.com. Key positions are also currently being recruited for exciting opportunities. Interested candidates should contact ukoffice@skiphop.com or Jon@skiphop.com.

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