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May 2017 Members Newsletter
Hi Bear Club Members,
It’s not every day you get offered FREE bears but today is not just everyday!
It is the 1st day of May and as the history books have it today is often called Mad May Day as the moon is supposed to have the effect of causing madness in some people.
Some do really weird things like fall asleep standing up or they might run around naked in their gardens, others set out on fantastic journeys or decide to change the world we live in.
Still others cite poetic readings on the stairs of public places but May Madness affects me in a totally different way I give away teddy bears, oh, and animals too, in fact all sorts of things.
Is there a catch you might ask, no all you need to do to encourage my madness is to select any 3 bears, animals or other stock item from our huge range that you wish to purchase and I will give you the 3rd one FREE, so pay for 2 get 1 free. Use code “3rd Free” in the promotional code box
All Brands - All designs in stock
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LOCAL & GLOBAL TEDDY NEWS The good, the bad and the cuddly!
MAX STARS ON YOUTUBE
Some bears just love the spotlight and Max from Clemens Bears of Germany is the latest to chase the path to fame and fortune, since his Youtube debut Max has now quite a fan club. We still have a few Max available for adoption here is a direct link to Max
WIN A CHARLIE BEARS PICNIC BASKET
This month we are offering all members the chance to win a special Picnic Basket that Charlie had designed as an Easter promotion for the Easter bunnies to displayed with whilst having a picnic.
This cane basket comes with a lining created in the Charlie Bear colours and has a full setting for two people to enjoy a relaxing picnic in the sun. It is nice and deep with plenty of room for some wine, cheese and bickies plus other essential picnic treats
You may even take a teddy or two on the outing as they don’t need really eat all that much although they can be pretty heavy on the pretend biscuits and brownies.
For you chance to WIN this prize simply purchase any Charlie Bear or animal before the 31st May and for each one you buy we will add another entry into the prize draw for you.
Scroll down to the Charlie Bear updates for the links to all 6 of our Charlie Bear catalogues
BANJO, AUDLEY & DARLING These 3 little bear have been adopted by a family in Canada and have taken the long journey to their new home Their new Mum sent us this lovely note on their arrival
Hello Jan, Just wanted to let you know that my bears arrived safely a couple of days ago. They are even more beautiful in person, Banjo, Darling and Audley make a lovely addition to my collection.
I am so pleased of the service I have received both times I have ordered with you. Your website is so easy to use and your quick response time is exceptional. As well the fact that you will deliver to those of us overseas is appreciated. You have the widest and best selection of Charlie Bears I have seen. Now my 16 year old daughter wants to collect them as well!!
Some may not understand those of us who love our collections, but to me they are a reminder of a simpler time and my childhood and oddly a great source of comfort and happiness.
Thank you again, keep up the good work. Regards, Lawrie Wymark Canada
STEIFF RANGE EXPANDED
We recently had the opportunity to get up close and friendly with a whole new bunch of Steiff Bears & Animals that were visiting Australia as extras and bit players in the upcoming Peter Rabbit Movie being produced in Sydney. These guys were the “Shelf Stock” in the on set Harrods Steiff Shoppe that was used in some of the movies scenes.
Normally we do not bring into Australia many of the Steiff animals due to the freight costs but getting the chance to buy these without the import costs made them quite viable and we were very surprised at just how good the Steiff animals actually are, we should have known this from their bears but with the great animals already on offer here we never made the choice to bring more designs in. The new designs have meet with such approval from our collectors that we will now be expanding our Steiff animal selection
Have a look at our Steiff catalogue for the ones we have from the movie set Direct Link
WE WOULD LIKE YOUR HELP In return I offer you the chance to WIN A $50 Gift Voucher
I would like your help in verifying if our advertising dollars are being well spent or just wasted. I have organised with yellow pages to promote us on a huge variety of social media related sites but so far we have not been able to verify that these ads and banners are actually running, they are supposed to pop up on places that you might visit on a regular basis. They are supposed to be run at random so will not appear on all places all the time but we are promised 75,000 impresions a month so they should pop up quite frequently.
If you visit any of the listed places and see any of the 3 banners pop up please let us know, simply screencap it and email it to email@example.com don’t forget to add your member number to be entered in the prize draw.
For each one you find you will get an entry in a draw for a $50 Nana's Teddies Gift Voucher to be drawn on Monday May 8th
NEW 2017 DESIGNS Small shipments have started arriving We have had a small trickling of the new 2017 designs starting to arrive but sadly we have almost none on the shelves as the few we have had come in were already pre-ordered and needed to be sent home to their new families.
As new stocks arrive we allocate to our pre-orders list on the basis of 1st ordered 1st delivered, then if we have enough to complete all current pre-orders for the design then they go on the shelves for sale.
Sadly some designs sell our completely before arrival so they never go into stock for sale, this is becoming more of a problem as more and more collectors have taken to Charlie Bears and the demand is now out stripping the supply.
If you have pre-orders with us please do not harass us about when they are coming as we do not know, we will advise you as soon as we get any information
If you wish to look at any of the now hundreds of amazing designs currently available you can see them all in the following Charlie Bear categories...
We now have 6 Charlie Bear Categories Click these direct links to our catalogue categories
You may take advantage of my May Madness as often as you like until 5pm on May 14th unless I run out of bears & Animals beforehand. Items must be in stock and layby is not available on this offer. All brands included, no exclusions, you may mix brands in your selection. Free item will be the lowest priced of the 3 selected. No limit to the number of deals per member. Use code “3rd Free” in the promotional code box
Will you be this month’s $100 Gift Certificate Winner? You have to be in it to win it!!!! Enter this months draw for a $100 gift voucher now by answering this simple question,
What date does our FREE bear offer end? You can find the answer in this newsletter. E-mail your answer now and don’t forget your membership number.
Congratulations to last months winner
$100 Members Super Draw Deborah Logan of Alexandria Hills QLD. who correctly identified when our pre-stocktake sale ended.
Regards and beary best wishes
FOR THE BENEFIT OF OUR NEWER MEMBERS THAT HAVE JOINED US RECENTLY I WILL CONTINUE TO REPEAT EACH MONTH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON MEMBERS DISCOUNTS AND BENEFITS
TEDDIES ON PARADE EVENTS
Events are held through out the year as special promotions or important happenings occur, we will always give you advance notice of these special events.
Teddies on Parade night events start at 7pm sharp and generally run till around 9pm but this depends on how much fun our members are having.
It is essential to RSVP so that we can organise catering and gifts.
Our TEDDIES on PARADE nights are young children free events so that you and other members can relax and enjoy the bears and the company.
Well behaved teenagers are most welcome to attend.
So when we advertise an event why not mark your diary, RSVP and come along and have a relaxing fun night out with a great bunch of people that share your passion for collecting Teddies.
For the benefit of members old and new I would like to clarify the importance of making it known to us when you are ordering that you are in fact a member, if you cant find your number we can look it up on our computer system for you. As we have now over 32000 customers on our lists it is hard for us to keep track of every ones status so we ask your help in providing your membership number with all inquires and orders, this way we can ensure you get the discounts or specials you are entitled to as a member of our club. YOUR MEMBERSHIP NUMBER IS DISPLAYED AT THE TOP OF EVERY NEWSLETTER just above your name.
Your membership entitles you to aminimum of 5% offall regularly priced products that are not already reduced.
All prices in our on-line catalogue are our normal retail prices and members discounts will be deducted from these retail prices.
Discounts are not available for lay-bys as we incur additional costs in providing lay-by services.
Members discount also applies to Pre-orders placed with payment in full at the time of placing your orders.
Discounts do not apply to postage costs.
Special offers are made to members from time to time at up to 80% off retail, further discounts do not apply to these offers.
We always strive to offer our members the best possible value on all our teddy bears and other products, as such we are always happy to match or better any genuine advertised competitors prices. As it is impossible for us to monitor all available offers please bring it to our attention and we will see what we can do.
CHANGED E-MAIL ADDRESSES Many members are changing their e-mail providers or going to broadband which changes their e-mail addresses. It is imperative that you advise us of any change in your E-mail address if you wish to continue to receive your newsletters. We would hate to lose contact with you.
I hope you enjoy this months news and all the additions to our on-line catalogue ranges, please check back frequently for new additions that will be uploaded as they arrive.
Regards and bear hugs from all of us, Dave, Jan, Troy & the Bears.