William made many comments that we feel are worth sharing to further embrace the Charlie Bears brand:
- 2015 will mark Charlie Bears tenth anniversary.
- For those of you who are not familiar with the term "Plumo", this is a Charlie Bears-specific phrase when referring to a teddy bear who has mohair on both his ears and face, and the rest of him is plush material.
- It was fun to learn some Christmas meal favorites from the UK which are definitely different than those traditional fixings here in the US (i.e., parsnip, mince pie, and brussel sprouts).
- The Charlie Bears "Best Friends Club" now boasts more than 4000 members worldwide.
- Charlie Bears tends to stay away from creating Christmas themed bears as they feel that these wonderful teddybears should be out on display all year.
- All Charlie Bear Bearhouse bears (which are non-jointed bears and animals) are made of plush and are named after famous castles and landmarks. (Drogo (pictured above) was a Bearhouse animal presented on the show).
- Mohair bears are intended for the discerning collector 14 years old and above, and are considered adult collectibles.
- Mrs. Lovely was named after Will's sister. (She actually works for Charlie Bears in sales and marketing in Europe).
- The term 'tickly toes' refers to a bear paw pad that has stitching for the toes that is quite obvious.
- Many times Charlie Bears get their names from Charlie Bear collectors. (On this show, Rowena was presented and she was named after a collector). An adorable bear by the way!
- Charlie Bears never come out of retirement. Once they are retired, that is it. (On occasion, Will did mention that they will bring back a smaller version but this is not commonplace).
Absolutely loved the Brussel bear that was presented during this show. His face was just amazing!
Please watch the QVC schedule to see when Charlie Bears will once again present on QVC UK. (In Texas, there is a 6 hour difference from the UK. So for example if the show is on 2-3 pm UK time, it would be 8 am CST).
Quote of the Day - "Everyone has a fair turn to be as great as he pleases." - Jeremy Collier