How To Approach Retailers: Hannah Saunders

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Do you know how to price your product? Do you know how to get listed in retailers?

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Do you know how to price your product?

Do you know how to get listed in retailers?

Should you even have retail in your business model? Come along and find out!

Hannah Saunders- Founder and Director of Toddle

Hannah attended the High School for Girls Gloucester, Sheffield University and then Loughborough University to conclude her education. She then set out on a year in America, travelling and working; at an American summer camp, as a Nanny and a gymnastics coach in Florida.

She then joined the RAF in 2008, highlights include;

receiving a Chief of the Air Staff Commendation, coming 3rd out of 150 cadets for the 9 month Officer training course, gaining a Masters in strategic HR and working in a range of jobs from HR assurance, through to training management and intelligence. Hannah enjoyed the RAF immensely, particularly the people, challenging jobs, skiing and representing the RAF Cross-country running team.

Hannah then left the RAF in 2017 to set up an adventure skin care start-up, Toddle.

Activities and successes:

Raised £200,000 in investment, whilst still retaining 60%

Won ‘Pitch of the day’ at the ‘Pitch it Wales’ competition. A dragon’s den style competition in Wales.

Launched in March 2020

Ran a successful Kickstarter; raising £1000 in just 15 hours

Employed 7 members of staff and moved into own premises March 2020

Over 10k followers across social media, passed 5000 customers and £25k revenue on Amazon alone. In 15 retailers so far and exporting to 4 countries.

Outside of work Hannah is married to Ed (a Virgin Atlantic Pilot, also Ex-RAF), has 2 boys (6 and 2), 2 Labradors and an outdoor sports obsession which threatens to bankrupt the family.

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