Founded by Megan Mallen, Mini Hippo Imports’ exclusive product range has been carefully considered and painstakingly developed by this savvy businesswoman over the past six years. Megan is the epitome of her target audience. She knows first hand what parents need and what products make the job easier. She seeks ingenuity, quality, style and value, and knows her retailers’ customers do too. And from a business perspective, Megan also knows and highly values the importance of outstanding customer service.
While Mini Hippo Imports is in the business of product distribution and supplies a large number of retail stockists across Australia and New Zealand, at the heart of this thriving business is ‘family’ – in a literal and general sense. The team at Mini Hippo Imports takes a personal approach to customer relationships and treat their retailers just like extended family. Megan says the positive working relationships they have with their retailers are her business’s most valuable assets. Megan personally gets a buzz out of seeing those retailers succeed in business through considered product choices for their shelves from the Mini Hippo Imports range. Likewise, the brands that Mini Hippo Imports represent don’t see Megan and her team as just another distribution company – they are valued business partners. Megan describes herself as open, honest and “pretty laid back” and, having grown Mini Hippo Imports from a family-run small business in the early days, Megan prides herself on keeping Mini Hippo Imports nimble, flexible and understanding as it continues to expand.
Based in Melbourne, Australia, Mini Hippo Imports is perpetually researching and reviewing exciting new products for inclusion in their ever-expanding range. If you manufacture an innovative product that you think Mini Hippo Imports will love, or if you are a retailer looking for exclusive new product ideas for parents, make sure to drop Megan a line directly or keep your eye on the Mini Hippo Imports website and social media pages.