Personalised Plates for Kids

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  1. Fergal

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    Alphabet Plates is an e-commerce business that sells personalised plates for kids. It's an interesting new venture that will hopefully help kids enjoy mealtime more and the company also donates a portion of their revenue to an osteoporosis charity. From the site;

    At $22 each the plates may be a little expensive, but perhaps they can find a market for those who are prepared to pay a premium to get personalised plates for their kids. What do you think, will the business be successful?
     
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    I can see a business like this having a place in the market. There are always parents out there that love this kind of thing. I should know, I'm one of them!

    My family and I went to a pottery shop at easter this year. The idea there was that they all of the items on display and you decided what you wanted and then painted it yourself - the kids loved it. It's not the same thing, but I can see it having the same impact. Anything that is personlised is special, especially for presents.

    I would think a lot of people would get things like name & date of birth etc that they could hang up in a kids room as decorated plates do look good if done correctly.

    Just my 2 cents.
     
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    Well, I don't think it's much in a success. It would be a success if you plan out a whole kitchen kit or something like that.
     
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    I'd imagine that a lot of these will be sold to grand parents and other friends / relations who are looking for something different to give kids as a present.
     
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    I think there idea is really good, and I am sure they will make good sell with this. Because $22 per plate is not so much, and also for a plate specially made for there child. There are some premium class who thinks that $22 per plate is normal for quality of it.
     
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    I think that it is a nice idea. There are a lot of people who will go for this. It is not going to make millions but could do well.

    Ed
     
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    Interesting idea indeed....i like that
     
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    So sweet plates for kids.I like very much.I think your business will be successful, surely.

    Best of luck.

    Thanks
     
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    I think my plates will sound a little something like this :ATACKN U

    or ill just transfer the ones I have now: NEX VCTM
     
  10. Fergal

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    Are we having a bad day? I can't imagine plates with those types of messages would be big sellers :)
     
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    I don't think $22 is that much, considering these are unique gifts and that a portion of it goes to charity. There's a lot to be done in terms of conveying that message, but the concept is very good.
     
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    I really doubt it will be successful even though it for a good cause.

    You might barely see people buying it. But if in case it is sold under a good brand name or by famous authorized dealers then it might be able to find a place in the market
     
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    It's an very interesting idea.:)
     

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