Britain’s last teddy bear factory

Britain’s last teddy bear factory

Nice feature in Shropshire Biz magazine of Merrythought.

I had dinner with Oliver Holmes shortly before he died. He had some amazing stories to tell, and a real character. The business is now run by his daughters.

“Sarah and her sisters hadn’t necessarily expected to take on the responsibility of this unique, fourth-generation family business, but when their father Oliver passed away from cancer in 2011, everything changed. All three siblings are now involved at some level, with Sarah at the helm overseeing the day to day operations.”

Read the full story & pics here:

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