Quinny Introduces The Yezz To The US Market: Featuring Breakthrough Design, Ultra Compact Fold And Backpack-Like Carrying

New Quinny Yezz Stroller is Smart, Stylish, Compact and Ultra Lightweight

Oct 15, 2012, 10:10 ET from Dorel Juvenile Group

COLUMBUS, Ind., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Juvenile Group (DJG), a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) and the nation's largest juvenile products manufacturer, has introduced the lightest premium stroller in the US market. Designed using the latest technology and lightest materials, the Quinny® Yezz weighs only 11 pounds. Unlike any stroller on the market, the Yezz features an adjustable carry strap that transforms the stroller for hands free backpack-like carrying which makes it ideal for traveling the world, country or your city.

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The Yezz is Quinny's latest breakthrough concept in design, style, materials and folding technique. A culmination of extreme urban design, the Yezz uses innovative IXEF® high performance composite material to create a highly durable yet very lightweight frame. The stroller switches from pushing to carrying and back again within seconds. The Quinny Yezz is the perfect choice for travelling by public transport, going up and down stairs and then continuing on foot.

"The Yezz brings a whole new level of technology and design to the premium stroller market in the US," said Dan Pennacchio, General Manager of International Brands at Dorel Juvenile Group. "In designing this stroller, we were focused on what parents need most out of a stroller when traveling with kids: easy to carry and store, lightweight, advanced maneuverability, and durability. The Yezz brings together all of those features into one superior stroller."

Strong, durable and easy to use, the Yezz makes the city your playground and features the sleek, notable European design of Quinny. Additional features include:

  • Stands when folded
  • Interchangeable seats to allow parents to personalize the fashion.
  • Colors include: Blue Loop, Yellow Move, Blue Track, Grey Road, Red Signal and Purple Rush.
  • Available Accessories: Weather Shield

The Yezz is available at specialty retailers nationwide for SRP $279

About Dorel Juvenile Group

Dorel Juvenile Group is a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A,) a world class juvenile products and bicycle company. Now in its 50th year, Dorel creates style and excitement in equal measure to safety, quality and value. The Company's lifestyle leadership position is pronounced in both its Juvenile and Bicycle categories with an array of trend-setting products.  Dorel's powerfully branded products include Safety 1st, Quinny, Cosco, Maxi-Cosi and Bebe Confort in Juvenile, as well as Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, IronHorse and SUGOI in Recreational/Leisure.  Dorel's Home Furnishings segment markets a wide assortment of both domestically produced and imported furniture products, principally within North America. Dorel has annual sales of US$2.4 billion and employs 5,000 people in facilities located in twenty-two countries worldwide.

SOURCE Dorel Juvenile Group