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  • phil&teds announces new Explorer buggy
    July 25, 2010

    phil&teds announces new Explorer buggy

    The phil&teds Sport – the granddaddy of the in-line stroller revolution – has been discontinued and will be replaced by the new phil&teds Explorer, which is expected to arrive in stores within the next few weeks. Six years ago, we...

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  • Tripp Trapp in purple
    July 25, 2010

    Tripp Trapp in purple

    Stokke has just announced the new release of the Tripp Trapp chair in purple this fall. The new color will replace the yellow Tripp Trapp, which has been discontinued. Stock will be limited on the yellow, and the purple color...

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  • May 13, 2010

    The sound of Mom

    My mom sent me a link to a fascinating story on CNN.com yesterday – a scientific research study has just proven that young girls are comforted by the sound of their mother’s voice. And yes, OK, that does sound like...

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  • January 23, 2010

    Brookline store renovations get underway

    Everyone loves a makeover. So call us crazy (because we are, we’re crazy), but here’s what we’re doing: tonight, we’re closing our Brookline store temporarily to do a little sprucing up. It will be a fast race to the finish,...

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  • And one more makes four
    November 13, 2009

    And one more makes four

    We are pleased to announce that we’ve signed a lease to open our fourth location. The newest Magic Beans outpost will be in Cambridge, MA in Huron Village, an eclectic, charming neighborhood known for its family-friendliness and unique, locally-owned shops....

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  • August 21, 2009

    Mountain Buggy production moving to China

    It’s hardly a surprise, but a big disappointment nonetheless. According to an article from a New Zealand media outlet, phil&teds has made the decision to move Mountain Buggy production from New Zealand to China. But I’ve never met a Chinese-made...

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  • Is that a tray for a Stokke Tripp Trapp??
    June 16, 2009

    Is that a tray for a Stokke Tripp Trapp??

    Why yes, it is. For about as long as the Stokke Tripp Trapp chair has been in existence, American parents have been begging for a tray. Stokke has resisted, saying that the whole point of a Tripp Trapp is to...

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  • June 16, 2009

    Maclaren has acquired Netto

    Daddytypes broke this story on Saturday, but we just had confirmation earlier this evening via an email from David Netto. Here’s an excerpt: In a deal which I had long hoped to do, Netto has been bought by Maclaren. We...

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