Fashion Focus: Delta
Growing from a small family business to a key international source for baby and children’s products, Delta Children has consistently maintained their company’s core values. Company President Joseph Shamie talks about the past, present and future of Delta Children
How and when did Delta Children begin?
My parents, Louis and Lorraine Shamie, opened a baby store in the Bedford–Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY in 1950. After becoming a parent for the first time, my father began selling cribs in the store, and realized the lack of affordable crib options that were both safe and easy to assemble. It inspired him to design his own crib - one that was safe and secure for babies while also taking parents’ needs into consideration, all at a reasonable price.
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