New business -- Jaqui's Preemie Pride

January 29, 2006

Name of business:

Jacqui's Preemie Pride


Ralph and Suzanne Regan


3 Maple Ave., Smithsburg

Opening date:

Oct. 10, 2005

Products and services:

Premature infant clothing, diapers, pacifiers, micro preemie (0-3 pounds) clothing, gift baskets, gifts for mom and dad, sibling gifts

Market area:

United States

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it?

"Our daughter, Jacqui, was born two months early, She spent five weeks in a neonatal intensive care unit. And she spent 10 days in a Level 2 unit. We wanted to provide essential products to families of preemies."

Previous business experience:

Ralph Regan had 30 years sales and retail experience. Suzanne Regan had 20 years sales and Internet service experience. "Both believe in community service and have spent many years volunteering."

Number of employees: Two


Internet store - 24 hours

Web site:



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