World goes crazy for Princess Charlotte memorabilia

May 6, 2015 at 11:08 a.m. ET

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana is only a few days old but she's already doing her bit for the U.K. economy. In fact retail experts have tipped the royal newborn as "the billion pound baby."

Professor Joshua Bamfield, director of the Centre for Retail Research, told the Daily Telegraph that Princess Charlotte could be worth a gobsmacking £150 million per year to the British economy.

He predicted that the "immediate boost" in the days and weeks after her birth could be worth around £80 million, with celebratory food and drink accounting for most of that and approximately £25 million being generated by souvenirs.

So what can you choose from if you want to invest in a royal baby keepsake? Here are our top picks of Princess Charlotte goodies.

Because no kitchen should be without a commemorative tea towel

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Princess Charlotte commemorative tea towel, Amazon (£8)

Because teddies are cuter than tea towels

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Royal Baby Celebration Teddy Bear, Merrythought (£106)

Because she's not the first baby girl to be called Charlotte

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"I Was Charlotte First" T-shirt, Kushdi for Kids at Notonthehighstreet.com (£13)

Because tea is as quintessentially British as the royal family

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Unfortunately you can't actually buy this tea but it was too cute to leave out and you can try to win a box on Yorkshire Tea's Facebook page.

Because you'll need a special mug for all that tea drinking

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"Hooray for Charlotte" mug, Emma Bridgewater (£20)

Because biscuits go really well with tea

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Royal baby tin with miniature shortbread assortment, Walkers Shortbread (£5)

Because the royal family aren't the only ones to spoil their kids

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Limited edition Princess doll's pram, doll and bag, Silver Cross (£400)

Because it's 2015

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Princess Charlotte phone cover, Amazon (£5)

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