Bugaboo International

Bugaboo International

company_name = Bugaboo International B.V.

company_type = Private
location = Amsterdam, Netherlands
key_people=Max Barenbrug, designer and co-founder
Eduard Zanen, co-founder
industry = Mobility products
products = strollers, stroller accessories
num_employees = 800
homepage = [http://www.bugaboo.com/ www.bugaboo.com]
[http://www.bugaboodaytrips.com/ www.bugaboodaytrips.com]

Bugaboo International B.V. is a Dutch design company that makes pushchairs for infants and toddlers. Its products are available in 50 countries. Bugaboo International employs 800 people, working at headquarters in Amsterdam, The Netherlands or in one of the offices in the UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain, USA, France and in the assembly plants in Taiwan and China.


In 1994 Max Barenbrug graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven with double honors in two subjects: mobility (for his double Dutch city bike) and leisure (for his Bugaboo stroller).

Eduard Zanen, an entrepreneur, became involved and in 1996 Eduard did the first investment in the Bugaboo stroller. At that time Max and Eduard set up Bugaboo as a company. In 1999 the first Bugaboo – the Bugaboo Classic – appeared on the streets of Holland. In 2001 the Bugaboo Frog was launched in the United Kingdom and in 2003 in the United States. 2004 was the year where the Limited Edition Bugaboo By Bas Kosters was introduced. In 2005 Bugaboo launched the Bugaboo Gecko and the Bugaboo Cameleon. In 2007 the Bugaboo Bee was added to the product family.

Notes and references

*cite news |last= |first= |title=Bugaboo Leaps Past Frog |publisher=BusinessWeek
url=http://www.businessweek.com/innovate/content/aug2005/id20050831_266835.htm |dateaccessed=2008-05-23

*cite news |last= |first= |title=Bugaboo International B.V. - Company Overview

*cite news |last= |first= |title=Talking to the Mom on the Street to See How She Rolls |url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2008/05/16/ST2008051601448.html |publisher=The Washington Post |dateaccessed=2008-05-23
*cite news |last= |first= |title=Furnishings and Accessories for Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers Expected to Stroll into $13 Billion by 2012

*cite news |last= |first= |title=The Style & Design 100: Bugaboo|url=http://www.time.com/time/specials/2007/style_design/article/0,28804,1609195_1609020_1608726,00.html|publisher=time magazine
* Interview with Max Barenbrug: cite news |last= |first= |title=5-Minute Time Out: Max Barenbrug|url=http://www.babble.com/content/articles/columns/5minutetimeout/003 |publisher=http://www.babble.com/

*nlcite news |last= |first= |title=Bugaboo krijgt een kleine|url=http://www.bright.nl/node/3667
publisher=http://www.bright.nl/ |dateaccessed=2008-05-23

*nlcite news |last= |first= |title=De Bugaboo is een product voor ouders, niet voor kinderen|url=http://www.sprout.nl/artikel.jsp?id=986745|publisher=http://www.sprout.nl/

External links

* [http://www.bugaboo.com/ bugaboo.com - Official website]
* [http://www.bugaboodaytrips.com/ bugaboodaytrips.com - Bugaboo Daytrips Site]

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