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Discovery Toys

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ashley hawkins

on 17 December 2013

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Transcript of Discovery Toys

company founder
The company began when an early childhood educator first brought together a group of dedicated teachers, mothers and parents to take on the important topic of education for children through play. They sold products to eager parents in the home.
March 27, 1947
Marital Status
She has a daughter. She was very dedicated to helping mothers and fathers and children.
Received numerous entrepreneurial awards and recognition of her accomplishments.

Lane Nemeth
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Pittsburgh and a Master of Arts degree in education from Seton Hall University.

She is 66 years old.
Current Revenue:

Amount of original investment:

Current Value of Company
Founded in 1978 with a $5,000 family loan.
93 Million
Number Of Employees: Estimation of 10,000
It has been owned by Chicago-based holding company Draupnir since 2008.
3037 Independence Dr Ste G
Livermore, CA, 94550 United States
(925) 606-2600

Was married to a guy named Ed, who helps run her facility.
Early Experiences
The growth and obstacles of the business.
The business was kept alive from the preschool tears and mothers/fathers that participate; along with the leadership role of Lane. The company faced trouble with money at first and selling their program.
Lane's Success
She just took full dedication

into this business. Her mission as she said, "I was going to make kids better with good toys. I was going to make society better.
I set out to change the world."
As Discovery Toys Co. Says...
Teach. Play. Inspire...
Grew to 100,000 million dollars in revenue, but sold in 1977 to Avon.
Discovery Toys
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