Margarete Steiff GmbH is the leading manufacturer of high-quality toys and collectors' items. With its main production facility located in the German town of Giengen/Brenz, Steiff produces over 1.5 million Steiff animals every year. Today, Steiff continues to produce quality work primarily oriented to the handicraft tradition, with the number of operations required to produce each Steiff animal averaging at more than 30.
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For over twenty years, Vermont Teddy Bear has been a leading Teddy Bear brand. Each of its premium teddy bears is designed, cut, sewn, stuffed, and stitched right in Vermont. It has also been one of the top-rated stores on the Internet. As a BizRate.com Circle of Excellence Platinum Award-Winner, its product and service quality is clearly recognized by online shoppers
Based in Edison, New Jersey, GUND is known worldwide for its top quality, soft and huggable plush designs. Award-winning GUND products appeal to all ages, from infants up, and are perfect for both play and collecting. The famous "Gotta Getta GUND" advertising campaign in the early 1980’s led to the company’s recognition as a leading consumer brand.
For over 25 years, Boyds Bear products have been well known for their extraordinary handmade craftmanship. The Boyds Collection was recently bestowed with one of the highest honors in the gift and collectible industry, the National Association of Gift and Collectible Retailers' Plush Company of the Year Award.
With its corporate headquarters in Oakland, New Jersey, Russ Berrie and Company, Inc. has one simple mission - To "make someone happy" with the perfect gift that captures the spirit and sentiment of any occasion. The main reason why RUSS maintains strong brand identity and brand loyalty is an innate understanding of consumers, what they want, and how they feel.