Waitress to business pioneer for Samantha
The Herald|January 28, 2022
FLOURISHING COMPANY IS CULMINATION OF HARD WORK
WILLIAM TELFORD

A PLYMOUTH woman who once waited on tables at a Barbican restaurant is now the boss of an €8 million baby products company favoured by Pippa Middleton and other celebrities.

Samantha Brückner worked as a waitress at the Barbican Pasta Bar for several years before founding Toddlekind, which is now selling playmats and other accessories for new mums and dads in 46 countries and has broken into the United States market.

The company, which started in November, 2018, has already generated €7 million in revenue and is now looking to double the €4 million turnover it made in 2021.

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