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Some of our exclusive limited edition Artist Teddy Bear designs

Nana Bear
asks you to
“Hug your Teddies daily”

All offers and discounted specials in this Members Only Clubhouse section
are available exclusively to members of Nana’s Teddies Collectors Clubs
For details on how to join our club click on the “Free Membership Offer” tab

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Teddybear

September 2019
Members
Newsletter

 

Hi Bear Club Members,

sleepWell there is no dodging the fact that things are a bit quite in retail at the moment with inquiries so slow that we are fearful of Troy nodding off to sleep if we can’t find him more to do.

So I need your help to keep him awake processing your orders, packing your teddies for travel and answering your questions.
In short we need more orders so I am offering an extra incentives like Double Members Discounts or if you purchase any 2 or more you will get 4 times your normal members discounts.
The offer runs the rest of this month, and into next month as well

Scroll down to the section of “This Month’s Super Specials” for details on what we have on offer to try and entice you to add some more bears  or animals to your collection.

 

circle_news_md_whtcircle_news_md_whtLOCAL & GLOBAL TEDDY NEWS
The good, the bad and the cuddly!

NEW STEIFF COLLECTIBLES
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With all the current trend for collecting popular designs from the last decades Steiff has been working on bringing out some “new” designs that take many of us back to our childhoods.

Among these great re-creations from years past is the always popular Winnie The Pooh and Christopher Robin designs with these great collectibles having just arrived.

STEIFF TRADITIONAL POOH BEAR LIMITED EDITION

Steiff's  Winnie The Pooh looks as if he was plucked right out of Disney's popular film!
Pooh is made of the finest Schulte mohair with all-wool felt paw pads in a beautiful soft honey color.
His five-way jointed body and flat feet means he can either stand or sit.
Pooh's sweet expression features a honey-coloured, hand-stitched nose.
And, of course, he wouldn't be that iconic silly ol' bear without his classic red shirt.
He is truly magnificent and sure to be a favourite amongst your collection!
And Pooh 'Bears' the iconic gold Steiff 'button-in-ear'.

With only 4000 made for worldwide distribution this bear is truly a desirable collectible

We only have a couple still available at $469, even less with your extra discounts this month
To adopt Pooh click here

 

STEIFF TRADITIONAL CHRISTOPHER ROBIN SET

20081In this fantastic set are Christopher Robins's dear friends:
Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore and Tigger.
Entirely handmade with the finest Schulte mohair each little friend measures approximately 12.5 cm

Pooh, Piglet and Tigger are each 5 way jointed with the tiniest of hand-stitched noses.
Every detail has been perfected from Pooh's classic red shirt to Tigger's infectious smile.
The Christopher Robin Gift Set arrives in a special box designed just for them.

In Disney's live action adventure, CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, the young boy who embarked on countless adventures in the Hundred Acre Wood with his band of spirited and lovable stuffed animals, has grown up and lost his way.
Now it is up to Pooh & friends to venture into his world to help Christopher Robin remember the loving and playful boy who is still inside.
Now grown up, Christopher Robin is stuck in a job where he is overworked, underpaid and facing an uncertain future.
He has a family of his own, but his work has become his life, leaving little time for his wife and daughter.
Christopher has all but forgotten his idyllic childhood spent with a simpleminded, honey-loving stuffed bear and his friends. But when he is reunited with Winnie the Pooh, now tattered and soiled from years of hugs and play, their friendship is rekindled, reminding Christopher of the endless days of childlike wonder and make believe that defined his youth, when doing nothing was considered the very best something.

Only 2000 sets made and only $749 for all 4 characters again even less with this months offer Click here to adopt them

STEIFF - STEAMBOAT WILLIE

20337Mickey Mouse 90th Birthday Limited Edition by Steiff with only 1090 pieces worldwide

Walt Disney Steamboat Willie Mickey Mouse.
Mickey Mouse made his debut on November 18, 1928, at the Colony Theatre in New York, in Steamboat Willie, Disney's first animated cartoon with synchronized sound.
Walt Disney directed the short film and contributed his own squeaks to the soundtrack, which was backed by a 15-piece band recorded with the Powers Cinephone process.
As a mischievous deckhand on a riverboat, Mickey to Minnie's delight creates a musical version of "Turkey in the Straw," utilizing an animal menagerie as his instruments.
The tyrannical Captain Pete is not amused, and Mickey finds himself peeling potatoes in the galley.
In celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse, we are pleased to present Steamboat Willie a

 Mickey Mouse by Steiff.
He is offered as a limited edition of only 1,090 pieces, and is made of finest Trevira velvet.
He wears a chest tag which shows him navigating the ship.
In keeping with the black and white production of Mickey Mouse's debut, this special edition has also been designed in black and white.
His legendary pants with white buttons and matching hat make him a real eye-catcher.
Mickey appears to have jumped right out of the famous Disney cartoon that introduced him to the world!

Mickey is only $699 even less with this months offer
Click here to adopt him

 

20329STEIFF - STEAMBOAT MINNIE MOUSE

In celebration of 90 years of Mickey Mouse, we are pleased to present a wonderful black and white version of Minnie Mouse just as she appeared in STEAMBOAT WILLIE.

She is the perfect companion to Steamboat Willie Mickey Mouse.
She made of finest Trevira velvet.

Minnie wears her fashionable flower-topped hat, ruffled skirt and timelessly stylish shoes all made of black and white felt.

In keeping with the black and white production of Mickey Mouse's film debut, Minnie has specifically been designed in black and white

Mickey Mouse made his debut on November 18, 1928 in STEAMBOAT WILLIE at the Colony Theatre in New York, Disney's first animated cartoon with synchronized sound.
Walt Disney directed the short film and contributed his own squeaks to the soundtrack, which was backed by a 15-piece band recorded with the Powers Cinephone process.

As a mischievous deckhand on a riverboat, Mickey - to Minnie's delight - creates a musical version of TURKEY IN THE STRAW utilizing an animal menagerie as his instruments.

Very limited stock is still available for both Mickey & Minnie, each is $699 less this months offer Click here to adopt Minnie

 

JANS LATEST PHOTO SHOOT
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Word has certainly spread about Jan’s obsession with collecting and her amazing hug of teddy bears and animals, so much so that after the recent interview with Channel 7’s Sunrise program she was approached by international womans magazines “Take 5” and their sister publication in New Zealand “Lucky Break”

We were contacted by one of their journalists who has written a touching and interesting story on Jan, her passion for collecting and the story of how it all came about.
This was supported by a 5 hour photo shoot of her collection in which Jan, I and the photographer Phillip had a great deal of fun setting up some really interesting and different poses to show of her favorites.

The artical along with Phillips amazing photo spread will be published early in the new year, I will let you know the dates when I get them

JANS DISPLAY TIPS

IMG_3498The most common everyday items can become wonderful display props like using a “Stadium” style stand to better
utilise the often wasted space on deeper shelves or bookcases when displaying smaller bears.

The best “stadiums” are actually tiered can or spice shelves normally used as space savers in the pantry or grocery cupboard, you can find these in most variety stores like K-Mart or Target for only  a few dollars.

These “stadiums” come in a range of sizes and are particularly useful to not only use the full depth of a display shelf but they provide elevation for the bears at the back so all can be seen, also mixing in some colorful figurines if you have them adds
yet another dimension and point of interest to your displays

 

CHARLIE BEARS UPDATE

ANSWERS TO THE MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED
QUESTIONS ON ARRIVALS AND ALLOCATIONS

SKIPPERQ. When will my pre-order arrive?
Charlie Bears are now broken into 4 quarters for production however each design is scheduled to be produced in that quarter, it is not guaranteed they will arrive in that period as they may be made late in the quarter and delivery may take them into the next month or two depending on shipments.

Q. I ordered a design that I know has arrived but I did not get mine yet, Why?
Often we only receive part of our allocation of a design so we must allocate them in order of which we received the pre-orders from members so for example if you were the 9th member to order and we only received 4 bears in this shipment your bear would be allocated from a future shipment.

Q. Why do we not know in advance what bears are arriving in a particular shipment?
Charlie Bears only advise us of what is coming once a container shipment has docked and they have checked all bears on their manifest have actually arrived, they then divide the number of bears that arrive proportionately to all stores based on their orders to ensure that all stockists receive at least some of each
design if the full allocation has not shipped from the factory.
They then invoice each store for what they will be receiving.

Q. Why don’t we contact members as soon as we get
our invoice for the shipment?
We hold off advising members until the bears have actually
arrived in store as sometimes they can take up to a week to
arrive after they leave the warehouse in Victoria, we then need
to carefully check each bear invoiced has arrived as occasionally due to a packing error some are not in the boxes
and we have to chase up why they have not arrived, often the
johnmischievous little devils are hiding out on the packing bench in
the CB warehouse.
Once we know that each bear is perfect and ready to go to his
new home, then and only then do we contact you to organise
your delivery.

LATEST ARRIVALS

PLUSH DESIGNS
that have arrived since last newsletter are

Candice - Congo Gorilla - Genevieve
Grizelle & Grace - Higgs - Potions
Broom & Sticks - Jack-O-Lantern
Whoooo - Eleanor - Angel Cake
Winco Hopper - Oona Unicorn - Barnum
Lovell Wolf - Skipper - Patty Bull
 

ISABELLE MOHAIR DESIGNS

Most of the mohair that arrived was pre-orders so went straight back out to members but we did get to top up the shelves a little with the following designs

Princess Fifi & Rebitt - Bean Sprout
Little John - Beagan - Bian
Latte - Macchiato

 

If you have pre-orders not appearing on this list 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 7 Charlie Bear Categories
Click these direct links to our catalogue categories

Charlie Bear LogoBEARS - Charlie Bears - Alices Bear Shop
BEARS - Charlie Bears - Baby Collection
BEARS - Charlie Bears - Bearhouse Range
BEARS - Charlie Bears - Mohair - in stock now
BEARS - Charlie Bears - Plush - in stock now

BEARS - Charlie Bears Mohair - Pre-orders
BEARS - Charlie Bears Plush - Pre-orders

 

THIS MONTHS
SUPER SPECIALS

This month we are offering two great incentives for you to add some
new bears to your hug, you can select anything currently in stock

*Offer excludes Lay-by, Pre-orders, 2019 Mohair Isabelle Collection
Cannot be used with any other discount or promotional offer

10%Buy any single
Bear, Animal or Doll

and get DOUBLE
normal members discount

Use Promo Code 10 off
*Offer ends 12th October 2019

 

 

20%

Buy any 2 or more
Bears, Animals or Dolls

and get 4 times your
normal members discount

Use Promo Code 20 off
*Offer ends 12th October 2019

 

*Offer excludes Lay-by, Pre-orders, 2019 Mohair Isabelle Collection
Cannot be used with any other discount or promotional offer

 

Happy_SmilieHappy_SmilieWill you be a winner in this month’s
$100 members draw?
We have another 4 x $25 Gift Certificates to win

You have to be in it to win it!!!!

Enter this months draw for your chance to win a $25 gift voucher by answering this simple question,

What are our 2 great members incentives offered this month?
You can find the answer in this newsletter.
E-mail your answer now and don’t forget your membership number.

Happy_SmilieHappy_SmilieCongratulations to last newsletters winners
Members Super Draw $25 Gift Certificates winners are
Penny Linegar - Newborough - VIC
Gail Philp - Urana - NSW
Jeanette Solomon - Caddens - NSW
Trudy Howard - Hillcrest - QLD

Regards and beary best wishes

Dave.

 

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.

MEMBERS DISCOUNTS.

bb10068 -  Muppets AnimalFor 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 a minimum of 5% off all 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.

bottlemail_md_whtCHANGED 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.

 

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