Vermont Teddy Bear Holiday Sales Jump 25% Over Last Year; Sales of Red Hot 'Hoodie-Footie' Pajamas Leading the Charge

Dec 22, 2010, 14:08 ET from Vermont Teddy Bear Company

SHELBURNE, Vt., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vermont Teddy Bear Company, America's most beloved premium gift manufacturer, today announced that 2010 holiday sales are up more than 20% over a year ago, due to dramatic revenue increases in its PajamaGram business unit.

Skyrocketing sales of PajamaGram's wildly popular "Hoodie-Footie" pajamas have forced the company to add a third shift during the week leading up to Christmas, while phone lines are lit-up as the company responds to the avalanche of orders.

"American consumers are back, and they're saying 'I want my Hoodie-Footie,'" said John Gilbert, CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear.  "We've sold more Hoodie-Footies in the past week than any single pajama product in the last 5 years.  The Hoodie-Footie is just on fire."

The Vermont Teddy Bear Company is one of America's leading gift companies, and includes the PajamaGram Company ( and Calyx Flowers ( ).

SOURCE Vermont Teddy Bear Company