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Orbit Baby closing, discontinues all strollers and car seats

Breaking news: Orbit Baby brand to shutter. Ergobaby, owner of Orbit, confirmed today that they are discontinuing all Orbit strollers and car seats! The company still plans to honor all warranties and it’s still possible Orbit may be spun off or sold. In a response posted to a visitor post on Facebook, Orbit Baby stated: We […]

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RECALL: 4.7 million Graco strollers for Fingertip Amputation Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – News Release   Recall Date: November 20, 2014 Recall Number: 15-032 Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard Recall Summary Name of Product: Aspen, Breeze, Capri, Cirrus, Glider, Kite, LiteRider, Sierra, Solara, Sterling and TravelMate Model Strollers and Travel Systems Hazard: The folding hinge on the sides […]

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First look: Urbini travel systems at Walmart; so, who is Goodbaby?

Ever heard of Goodbaby? Odds are, you will soon. Chinese baby goods behemoth Goodbaby  has stayed largely below the radar  in North America, despite rapid sales growth (2012 sales: $587 million). Their claim to fame is as a manufacturer for Dorel (Cosco, Safety 1st, Quinny, Maxi Cosi), the world’s largest baby goods maker. While Dorel […]

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RECALL: Britax Strollers (B-Agile, B-Agile Double, BOB Motion) Recalled Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard

Strollers Recalled by Britax Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard Recall date: January 30, 2014 Recall number: 14-098 Recall Summary Name of product:B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers Hazard: The hinge on the stroller’s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers’ fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release […]

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Breaking news: Graco axes Teutonia, Aprica stroller brands in US

Graco is dropping the Teutonia stroller brand in the US, Baby Bargains has learned. In a statement about the decision, Graco said “We have made the conscious decision to distribute this brand only in Europe. There still may be some existing inventory in specialty stores, but that inventory will no longer be replenished in the […]

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RECALL: Strollers Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Projectile Hazard

Strollers Recalled by Kolcraft Due to Projectile Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Details Units About 96,000 in U.S. and about 510 in Canada Description The recall includes Jeep Liberty branded strollers with model numbers starting with […]

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RECALL: iCandy World Recalls Cherry Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

iCandy World Recalls Cherry Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Details Units About 830 Description This recall includes the iCandy Cherry stroller only in the colors Fudge (light-medium brown) and Liquorice (red and […]

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RECALL: Bugaboo Recalls Cameleon3 Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

Bugaboo Recalls Cameleon3 Strollers Due to Fall Hazard Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Details Units About 9,200 in the U.S. and 960 in Canada Description This recall involves the Bugaboo Cameleon3 strollers. The stroller has an aluminum […]

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The best stroller brands for resale? The crown goes to . . .

As we wrote last week, we have a new feature in the latest edition of Baby Bargains (both the book and online): stroller resale rankings! In our last post, we revealed the worst brands for resale, including one brand that saw an abysmal 33% resale value (average strollers from this brand sold second-hand for 33% of […]

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Stroller Hall of Shame: Which strollers have the WORST resale value?

You’re about to click the button on that online purchase of an expensive stroller and you wonder—will it retain its value upon resale? For  years, we’ve tracked the overall quality and reliability for our ratings of strollers in Baby Bargains. But what about resale? To our knowledge, there have been no resale rankings for stroller […]

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