TARGET® HONORS MUNCHKIN, INC. WITH PARTNER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
NORTH HILLS, Calif. (May 16, 2011) – Munchkin, Inc., designer and manufacturer of clever infant and toddler products, has been awarded the Target® 2010 Partner Award of Excellence in recognition of the brand’s commitment to innovation, value and service. The annual award is presented by the national retailer to select companies across various categories. Munchkin has been selected as the most distinguished partner in the newborn/infant/toddler category.
Target selected the recipients based on a multitude of criteria including financial objectives, operational executions, product differentiation, leadership, reliability and value. When presenting the award, Target also recognized Munchkin for its knowledge of the Target brand through innovation, quality and outstanding performance. The award is the top recognition given by the retailer to its partner vendors.
“The partners we recognize with our Award of Excellence support Target’s goal of an unbeatable, guest-focused combination of fashion, quality, newness, convenience, and value – all delivered with a shopping experience that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Gregg Steinhafel, Target Chairman, President and CEO. “As we work to achieve our ambitious goals, outstanding execution with our key partners will be absolutely critical.”
“At Munchkin, we strive to provide parents with clever products that make their lives easier. Our retail partnerships are incredibly important to our brand, as they make our line of innovations more accessible to consumers. We are honored to be recognized by Target for our quality and high standards,” said Steven Dunn, Chairman and CEO of Munchkin. “We look forward to our ongoing collaboration as we execute continued excellence and superior customer service.”
For more information, please visit www.munchkin.com.
About Munchkin, Inc.
Founded in 1991, Munchkin, Inc. is a private company that creates innovative baby and toddler products across a broad range of categories to excite, delight and make life easier for today’s parents. As one of the top brands among parents with young children, Munchkin continuously introduces ground-breaking technologies in safety, care, feeding, and travel that redefine what baby products can achieve. Munchkin owns more than 100 patents, with many additional patents pending, and has won more than 30 industry awards, including the coveted Target® Corporation Partner Award of Excellence in 2005 and 2010. Munchkin products can be found at retail outlets across North America and internationally. For more information, visit www.munchkin.com.