Summer Infant Expands Offerings in Australia

Leading Juvenile Products Manufacturer Continues to Enjoy International Growth

WOONSOCKET, RI, Mar 14, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Summer Infant(R) SUMR +0.93% , a leading developer and distributor of juvenile health, safety, and wellness products, announces plans to expand its Australian presence with a dedicated global office in Sydney, increasing its international footprint to serve more than 100 markets globally. The US-based company has sold products in Australia since 2007 through a local distributor, but recognizes that this growing region has even more potential with direct service by Summer Infant. Summer Infant also has rights to sell Disney licensed products in Toys"R"Us stores within the country.

According to Jason Macari, President & CEO of Summer Infant, "As a global provider of juvenile products, we are focused on expanding our footprint in Australia, where our products have been enthusiastically received by expecting moms looking for innovative, quality products to care for their babies." Macari added, "With a new global office, we will be better able to serve this market and expand our product offerings.