You want more than just a warehouseA lot of companies can import your goods and store them in a warehouse. But if you want an enthusiastic Canadian partner with a modern approach, we are here for you and your brand.
Align your brand with a carefully curated lineup of safe, non-toxic, thoughtfully designed, quality products that Canadian parents want.
We have built a strong reputation with our retail partners for having the thoughtfully designed, responsibly made, safe and useful goods that Canadian families are looking for. This reputation is built on authenticity and trust. We keep the number of brands we work with to a minimum, which gives us time to devote to each one’s growth in the Canadian market.
As parents of young children, we’re on the pulse of the baby industry. All of the brands that we represent offer products that we love and stand behind. Because we only distribute the best, our retailers know that they won’t be forced to clear out our products or deal with recalls.
You focus on building your brand, we’ll take care of the paperwork.
Hip Mommies provides worry-free importing of your goods. We take care of the all the logistics: international shipping, customs, legal, duty and brokerage. You expand your customer base without having to offer international shipping or open sales locations in Canada.
Don’t want to fuss over the specific requirements for Canada? We have all of the information you need and we can help guide packaging and language requirements. You work on growing your brand and we take care of the details.
Green your supply chain.
Returns, damaged product, end-of-life consumer goods? We have a solution. Our popular buy back and relove programs offer all of your goods a second chance before landfill. Parents that send us back products receive a discount code off of their next order, and all returned goods are properly inspected and either resold, donated or properly recycled through our partnership with Terracycle.
Access Canada’s Top Retailers
Get your products in front of buyers from more than 350 boutiques across Canada. We prioritize brick and mortar, independent retailers and focus on specialty. In addition to baby boutiques we supply general stores, pharmacies, gift, health food and specialty grocery as well as larger retail outlets such as Well.ca, Indigo, Nordstrom Canada, the TJX companies and Amazon Canada.
Here’s what wholesaling your brand in Canada looks like with Hip Mommies
You work on creating incredible products, we take care of the rest.
Benefit from 16 years of experience
Founded in 2004, we have sixteen years of Supply chain management, EDI, inventory management systems and point of sales experience. The tools and services we provide create a convenient, worry-free, cost-effective sales experience for you.
Our online shop provides guaranteed reach
Hip Mommies’ e-commerce site ships your product nationwide. If you have a customer in an area that is not yet serviced by a retailer, they can order with economical shipping. If a Canadian wants your goods, no matter where they are located, we are just a click away. We also provide fulfillment through Amazon Canada.
This is a business built on relationships. We are here for you
The relationships we have with our suppliers are important to us. We are available to you for updates, sales reports, and inventory projections. Whether over email, via Skype or FaceTime, we’re happy to help!
We remove barriers to order. Retailers benefit from prompt and economical shipping
With strong logistics in place, we ship to retailers within 48 hours of their order. By working with a variety of carriers, we offer efficient and economical shipping, no matter the location. Located in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada’s largest city, 35 percent of the Canadian population is within a couple of hundred km. We handle EDI to larger retailers and efficiently pick and pack for our smaller boutiques. Retailers do not have to wait until business hours to place their order. Our online ordering system is available 24/7.
Rest assured knowing that you have a dedicated Canadian customer service team
We believe in great customer service. And we provide it to Canadian customers for you. Hip Mommies takes care of retail customer accounting, shipping or product issues and we replace products that are under warranty or arrive damaged. Plus, we know the products we distribute almost as well as our suppliers and we can answer retailer and consumer questions with ease.
Access to our in-house web team and unparalleled social media exposure
Our website and ordering system are updated daily, so prospective retailers can access your information immediately. Each brand we represent has a detailed page on our site, optimized for search engines. We utilize the most current web tools to increase your brand’s reach. With a dedicated social media team, we are active on a variety of platforms, posting about our brands, engaging and responding to customer service inquiries.
Incredible Launch Events
Distributors are tasked with getting your product into Canada and getting it onto shelves. A truly successful launch also includes getting people to talk about it. Hip Mommies offers creative services in addition to distribution services. This includes getting your product into the hands of influencers, the press, onto television and blogs. We also throw incredible, tailored launch and promotional events. We deal with selecting key invitees, designing and sending out invitations, and choosing the right event space, fare and entertainment. We then send each guest home with a creative gift bag filled with delightful and themed goodies. Every detail is planned with your message in mind.
Hear what some of our suppliers have to say about working with Hip Mommies
Lindsey from ezpz
"It sounds odd but the team at Hip Mommies has truly become like family! We not only love the folks behind the company, we love what they stand for and their values. We all need to be doing better business!"
- Lindsey Laurain, founder of ezpz
Nicki and Jana from Doddle & Co.
"We could not be where we are without the support, knowledge, integrity and style that Hip Mommies has elevated us too. They get it done and we are lucky to work with them"
- Nicki Radzely and Jana Badger of Doddle & Co.
Kiyah from Kizingo
"I can't imagine better partners than the incredible team at Hip Mommies. Their vision, attention to detail, and passion for their work are unsurpassed. Plus, they are just great human beings who are on a mission to #dobetterbusiness and, in turn, helping us to do that as well!"
- Kiyah Duffey, co-founder of Kizingo
Tamara from Ono
"Hip Mommies is exactly what they advertise - they are HIP! They have an amazing eye for design PLUS an amazing nose for establishing a brand and growing a business. I trust their direction and handling of our brand (Ono) completely. "
- Tamara Mitchell Falcone, co-founder of Ono
We distribute useful, well-made, thoughtful, parent-approved, safe products that are manufactured in a responsible way. We look to partner with suppliers that are good people, supporting good causes, and that are doing business ethically.
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As partners, we are committed to giving your brand the attention it needs to grow in Canada, and we operate with authenticity.
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