DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Gold, Inc., dba Goldbug, the largest distributor of infant and children’s accessories in the U.S., today announced it received the Walmart Supplier of the Year Award for Infant Apparel. Walmart presented the award at its annual Supplier Summit held in Rogers, Ark., on February 26, 2020.
“We are honored to be recognized for our accomplishments and for our dedication to outstanding performance. We are thrilled to receive this award and inspired by the confidence that Walmart has shown in us. We value our long-standing relationship with Walmart and look forward to our ongoing success together,” said Katherine Gold, CEO Gold, Inc.
Goldbug is a thriving woman-owned business that has been a partner to Walmart for over 40 years providing great products across multiple brands and multiple product categories. The company defines itself through its strong partnerships with consumers, brands, retailers and global manufacturing partners. Founded more than 50 years ago in Denver, Goldbug focuses on creating innovative products for active families.
The Supplier of the Year Awards are presented by Walmart annually as a way to recognize the leading supplier in each major product category. During this event Walmart shares its future growth initiatives and strategies.
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Goldbug is the largest distributor of baby and children’s accessories in the U.S. Goldbug’s products include infant and children’s apparel accessories and travel products. Goldbug patented the first infant head support in 1979 and has continued to patent other innovations over the years. Goldbug’s portfolio includes licensed brands, private label brands and its own brands. The company has been and continues to be a long-standing licensee to leading brands including Carter’s, Oshkosh, Fruit of the Loom, and Eddie Bauer. Katherine Gold, CEO and owner, serves on the executive committee of the American Apparel and Footwear Association, on the board of the Rose Community Foundation and on the Federal Reserve Economic Advisory Council, 10th District. Additional information about Goldbug can be found by visiting Facebook and Instagram.