PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — gDiapers, the company reinventing disposable diapers, with a footprint in the UK, Europe and North America is celebrating its 10 th anniversary with the launch of a new initiative in the Korean market. gKorea is a partnership with Seoul-based Cozy Maman Co., Ltd., distributer of Oregon artisan beer from Nankasi and Widmer Brothers Brewing Company. gKorea is projected to generate 20 percent of gDiapers’ gross revenue over time.
“It’s our first foray into Asia, but it could be bigger than our European business,” said Jason Graham-Nye, co-founder of gDiapers. “There’s a universality among parents who are looking for better ways to diaper their babies.”
According to Graham-Ney, Korea is an Asian powerhouse with the broadest broadband in the world, making it the ideal market for an ecommerce business followed by shelf space in brick and mortar stores. To that end, gDiapers has launched a Korean website as well as an extensive cross-platform social media presence via Instagram, Facebook, a gKorea blog and mobile app.
“Korean mothers seem particularly attuned to skin care issues so they are drawn to the breathability of all our materials,” added Kim Graham-Nye, Jason’s wife and co-founder of gDiapers.
Like, gDiapers, Cozy Maman is privately held, and family owned. The companies are philosophically aligned with a shared commitment to solving environmental issues and reducing waste. Because Korea is geographically small, densely populated and highly industrialized, an alternative disposable diaper that gives parents the option of flushing their dirty diapers down the toilet is a natural fit. Add to that the unique gBreathe technology for more comfort and less rash, and gDiapers and Cozy Maman are excited about the future.
“It is an honor to have gDiapers here in Korea. We look forward to spreading the word and exposing the wonders of these diapers to all the other Asian countries,” said Mike Chun, president of Cozy Maman.
ABOUT gDIAPERS gDiapers is changing the world of disposable diapers—top to bottom, inside and out. The alternative diaper’s simple system pairs reusable soft cotton gPants diaper covers with disposable inserts that are flushable and compostable (wet ones only). gDiapers inserts are Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Silver — a mark trusted around the world for ecologically intelligent design. gDiapers is proud to be a Certified B Corporation, using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Founded in 2005, gDiapers is headquartered in Portland, Ore. with offices in the UK, Australia and Korea. Visit http://www.gdiapers.com for more information.
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