Tambo Teddies in New Zealand

By |2021-08-06T18:21:33+10:00August 6th, 2021|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies have headed over the ditch and landed in New Zealand. Heading the charge is Tasman, our real kiwi Tambo Teddy bear decked out as an All Black. To continue to grow our business we have set our sights on expanding into overseas markets. With Alison a kiwi, New Zealand is the obvious [...]

Teddy Bear Collecting

By |2021-04-05T12:02:58+10:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Teddy bear collecting is a 'thing' that really took off as a hobby in the 1980's. Before then Teddy bears were for kids and were a plaything rather than anything of value. The concept of bear collecting was really begun by English actor Peter Bull, who wrote a book called "Bear with Me" way [...]

Tambo Teddies – 2020 in review

By |2021-07-18T13:44:37+10:00December 27th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , |

Oh what a year! As we sat together in late 2019 to set our goals for 2020, we had no idea what the forthcoming year would dish up. Things didn't go to plan however we are pleased to report it was another amazing year for Tambo Teddies. January - We hit the ground running, [...]

Buy Aussie Now

By |2021-07-18T13:55:55+10:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Buy Aussie Now. The global pandemic of COVID-19 hot on the heels of a catastrophic bushfire season and devastating floods has bought about a resurgence of support for Aussie made products. A wave of nationalism has flooded over the country. Shoppers are becoming very discerning of the provenance of their purchases. Small businesses are [...]

Tambo Teddies NEW Toowoomba Hub

By |2021-07-18T13:54:25+10:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , |

After just eighteen months at our little Mort St Hub it was time to move on. Tambo Teddies Toowoomba was literally bursting at the seams, there was no room to swing a teddy bear! We leased the Mort St premise as a stepping stone, to make sure our Regional Sewing Hub expansion would work. [...]

Meet the Tambo Teddies Team

By |2021-07-18T13:58:03+10:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

It really is about time we introduced our wonderful team! You would have heard the saying -'it takes a village to raise a child'. Well, it takes a great team to create our wonderful Tambo Teddies ready to join your family. In our Team Tambo we have three customer service people and one sewer. Meet [...]

Thank you for choosing Western Queensland

By |2021-07-18T13:59:56+10:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , |

Thank you for choosing Western Queensland. A thank-you campaign started by Ingrid Miller from the Barcoo Shire is gaining momentum. On a trip to town, Ingrid was astounded by the number of visitors who were holidaying in western Queensland. Ingrid started a campaign to say 'Thank-you', providing graphics and digital assets for all to [...]

COVID-19 – what does it mean for Tambo Teddies?

By |2020-03-31T06:09:26+10:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

As the virus known as COVID-19 takes over our lives we are making a few adjustments at Tambo Teddies. The health and well-being of our staff is forefront of our minds at this time, prompting a few changes. In both Tambo and Toowoomba we have implemented a comprehensive 'disinfecting' cleaning routine. We have hand [...]

Twelve months at the Hub

By |2020-03-01T16:34:02+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

Can you believe it? It's twelve months since we stepped out of our comfort zone and opened our Regional Sewing Hub in Toowoomba. It was a big risk for our little business but one that has certainly paid off! After five years in the business we realised that to grow we really needed to [...]

Sydney Gift Fair – that’s a wrap!

By |2020-03-01T16:35:24+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tammy and Alison travelled to Sydney this month to fly the flag for Tambo Teddies at the Australian Home and Gift Fair held at the Sydney Olympic Park. Choosing to drive, it was an epic trip as we headed off from Tambo on Wednesday February 19 at 4.45 am. We had a few jobs [...]

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