Virtual Piggy Signs Young Girls and Tweens Fashion Companies
Squirtini Bikini, Hudson Threads, Stella and Pink Chicken to offer safe youth payments online
HERMOSA BEACH, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG), an innovator in safe-payments for youth announced today that it has signed an agreement with four fashion companies specializing in products for young girls, and tweens: Stella, Pink Chicken, Squirtini Bikini, and Hudson Threads.
Stella is designed by Ary, a former Saturday Night Live producer, and offers comfy chic clothing for girls 12 month-16 years. Katie Holmes, Halle Berry, and Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds dress their kids in Stella.
Pink Chicken offers clothing for newborns, kids, tweens, and women. The children of Nicole Richie, Dave Grohl, Jennifer Garner, Tobey Maguire and Tori Spelling have been spotted wearing Pink Chicken clothing.
Squirtini Bikini is a fashion-forward young girls and tweens swimwear line. Squirtini Bikini was conceived when two moms discovered that they had difficulty finding unique yet modest, hip yet feminine swimsuits to outfit their daughters.
Hudson Threads is a girls brand specializing in tween clothing. The collection prides itself on offering styles that are both fun and easy to wear, and is available in sizes 4-16.
"This announcement means four new excellent brands for the young girls, tweens and teens that use our service," said Virtual Piggy Founder and CEO Dr. Jo Webber. "Virtual Piggy users from this demographic will now be able to safely purchase the items they want from these merchants."
About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within a parent-controlled environment. The technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the Under 21 age group in the global online market, and also enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") and similar international children's privacy laws. Virtual Piggy enables the Under 21 audience to play, transact and socialize in a secure online environment guided by parental permission, oversight and control. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com.
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