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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 [...]

Queensland Community Achievement Awards

By |2019-12-02T18:43:20+10:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies were proud to be a finalist in the Queensland Community Achievement Awards last Friday, November 29th. Tammy and Alison travelled to Brisbane to attend the gala event at Royal on the Park in Brisbane. Teddies were one of four finalists in the Small Business Achievement category which recognises the essential contribution makes [...]

Winners – 2019 Multicultural Awards

By |2019-09-01T08:51:58+10:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies won the 2019 Queensland Multicultural Awards for business! The Business category of the awards is to 'recognise the outstanding achievements of a business in creating employment or other opportunities that value and promote diversity and inclusion.' Tambo Teddies has a long history as the market leader in handcrafted sheepskin teddy bears in [...]

Woohoo…..we’re in the finals of the Queensland Multicultural Awards

By |2019-06-30T12:26:13+10:00June 30th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We're so excited, we are finalists in the business category of the Queensland Multicultural Awards! We have been selected for the work we have been doing in partnership with Multicultural Queensland Australia providing jobs for refugees at our regional sewing hub in Toowoomba. ‘Supply’ of bears has been the constricting factor in growth of [...]

Small Business – We Love It!

By |2019-06-19T19:29:32+10:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Queensland Small Business Week is in the last week of May each year. This year Tambo Teddies participated in a Goal Setting workshop delivered by the Tambo Tourism and Business Assn Inc. The process was enlightening and empowering for us, we had our strategies in place and after participating in this workshop we are [...]

Five Years at Teddies

By |2019-03-05T11:53:52+10:00March 1st, 2019|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

It's amazing to think we have owned this little business for FIVE years. It just seems like yesterday we were wondering what we had done ! The years may have flown past but they have been action packed and we have achieved so much. We decided to reflect on our five favourite things about [...]

14 Ways to say ‘I Love You’ at Tambo Teddies

By |2020-02-10T06:17:26+10:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Valentine’s Day is a day dedicated to the feeling of love and friendship, a day to celebrate romance, love and devotion. It is usually celebrated by giving friends, family and especially significant others flowers and gifts to show affection. In Finland, this day is referred to as the “Friend of the Day” while in [...]

2018 in Review

By |2019-01-06T17:48:50+10:00January 6th, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Oh, what a year! We knew 2018 would be a big one - being the twenty-fifth anniversary of Tambo Teddies, but it ended up bigger than we imagined. We started the year creating a limited-edition Jubilee bear, singing a little Tambo Teddies tribute. February, we said goodbye to Kiralee who decided her life was [...]

Woolmark – It’s Official.

By |2018-12-04T06:15:35+10:00December 4th, 2018|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Great excitement in the Teddy camp this week - we have officially received the Woolmark certification for our teddy bears! We didn't think 2018 could get any better...…...but it did...…. when we were contacted the AWI's (Australian Wool Innovation) Manager of Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Feighan, asking us about our products we started [...]

100 faces of Queensland Small Business – Tambo Teddies

By |2018-05-29T06:40:58+10:00May 29th, 2018|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

Alison was fortunate to be selected as one of the 100 faces of small business- an initiative of the Queensland Government to highlight and support small businesses. Here's our story...………. The town of Tambo has a proud tradition of producing sheepskin teddy bears loved across the globe. A new group of locals have continued [...]