Founders Liping Yang and Jonathan Domsky brought life to traditional children's apparel and accessories starting with lions, cats, frogs and bears in 1997. Immediately embraced by children, parents, and other child-loving adults, Kidorable celebrated over a decade of continuous growth.
Kidorable is headquartered in suburban Chicago, with distribution across the country and around the world. Parties interested in becoming a Kidorable retailer or distributor may learn more on our wholesale site.
- Privately held company
- Legal Name: ZM International Inc., dba Kidorable
- Satellite office in China
- 40 full-time employees
- Serves 15 distributors and 5,000 retailers across the globe
1998—The company's basic business model is formed. They hire the company's first employees, first independent sales reps, sign up distributors in the UK and in Australia. New international distributors are added every year hereafter
1999—Kidorable ships to its 1000th retailer
2000—Kidorable ships to its 2000th retailer
2002—Kidorable® is launched as a trademark worldwide. The company moves out of leasing hell and into its own 31,000 square foot building in Niles, Illinois
2005—Satellite office opens in China. Partner with new distributors in Brazil, Korea, Taiwan, Russia, New Zealand, and South Africa. Kidorable is now available on every populated continent
2006—Kidorable unveils the Retailer Protection Program, which guarantees retailers will be profitable with Kidorable
2007—The company celebrates 10 years of uninterrupted growth. www.kidorable.com is greatly expanded and improved for our retailers
2008—Kidorable introduces the Buy Back Program, so retailers are never stuck with slow moving merchandise
2009—The company launches direct to consumer ecommerce site on www.kidorable.com and engages fans on Facebook and Twitter. The Kidorable Challenge proves that Kidorable is the most profitable brand for retailers in its space
2010—Kidorable introduces the margin-protecting Fresh Program so retailers can always show new product, without ever having to mark anything down
2015??—The best is yet to come. Kidorable boots walk on the moon
disclaimer: i was given a sample product to try out. i wasnt comensated in any other way for this review. these are all my own opinions.