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MOTHERS hate it when their kids lose jackets at school or mix up sippy cups at play dates.

Four Canadian career moms hit upon a solution: durable, kid-proof labels. It took years to certify that their products were dishwasher and microwave-safe.

Now the line includes shoe labels, metal bag tags, ID wristbands and Allergy Alerts labels.

The company, Mabel’s Label’s specialises in permanent labels for children’s belongings.

The set-up included start-up costs totalling $US10,000 ($F20,375) in 2002. Seven years later, the company recorded $US7million ($F14.26m) in revenue.

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