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Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. is a specialty retailer offering a make your own stuffed animal interactive retail-entertainment experience. The Company's segments include direct-to-consumer (DTC), international franchising and commercial. The DTC segment includes the activities of Company-owned stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Denmark, and other retail delivery operations, including its e-commerce sites and temporary stores. The international franchising segment includes the licensing activities of its franchise agreements with store locations in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Mexico. The commercial segment markets the naming and branding rights of its intellectual properties for third-party use. Its retail stores offer various merchandise, including over 30 different styles of animals to be stuffed, sounds and scents that can be added to the stuffed animals, and a range of clothing, shoes, and accessories, among others.
TypePublic
Founded1997
HQOverland, US
Websitebuildabear.com
Employee Ratings3.6

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)1,000
Job Openings395
Revenue (FY, 2020)$338.5 M(-5%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$3.3 (+10%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Sharon Price John

Sharon Price John

President and Chief Executive Officer
Darlene Elder

Darlene Elder

Chief Human Resources Officer
J. Christopher Hurt

J. Christopher Hurt

Chief Operations Officer
Jennifer Kretchmar

Jennifer Kretchmar

Chief Merchandising Officer
Voin Todorovic

Voin Todorovic

CFO
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Office Locations

Build-A-Bear Workshop has an office in Overland
Overland, US (HQ)
1954 Innerbelt Business Center Dr
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Financials and Metrics

Build-A-Bear Workshop Revenue

Build-A-Bear Workshop's revenue was reported to be $338.54 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

338.5m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

153.6m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

45.4%

Net income (FY, 2020)

261.0k

Market capitalization (29-Oct-2020)

51.8m

Closing stock price (29-Oct-2020)

3.3

Cash (1-Feb-2020)

26.7m

EV

175.6m
Build-A-Bear Workshop's current market capitalization is $51.8 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2020

Revenue

374.6m373.2m392.4m377.7m372.7m357.9m338.5m

Revenue growth, %

4%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

230.2m220.7m211.8m184.9m

Gross profit

144.4m152.4m180.5m153.6m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Revenue

95.2m79.0m84.3m102.9m80.4m83.6m96.8m75.4m85.6m85.6m81.0m88.6m74.4m82.4m83.2m

Cost of goods sold

57.5m51.7m53.9m60.5m51.2m50.2m54.9m46.1m48.4m45.4m47.8m

Gross profit

37.7m27.3m30.4m42.5m29.2m33.4m41.9m29.3m37.1m35.6m35.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

40%35%36%41%36%40%43%39%43%44%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2020

Cash

45.2m44.7m65.4m45.2m32.5m30.4m26.7m

Accounts Receivable

9.4m14.5m4.9m13.3m11.5m

Prepaid Expenses

14.2m11.5m13.3m7.1m

Inventories

46.9m50.2m51.9m51.9m53.1m53.4m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Cash

33.5m26.5m22.1m40.8m28.1m13.8m41.9m41.8m40.5m37.1m54.7m41.8m11.8m30.8m10.2m35.6m12.6m10.9m20.4m

Accounts Receivable

4.2m4.9m4.7m5.8m6.9m10.5m10.8m9.3m10.1m6.4m9.0m7.9m8.7m

Prepaid Expenses

15.9m13.6m13.6m13.2m13.1m14.6m9.6m10.4m12.2m10.2m12.8m13.4m13.7m

Inventories

45.6m47.0m54.9m37.8m48.1m56.7m44.1m43.5m45.7m55.6m51.2m50.4m59.4m54.0m55.5m53.3m58.4m62.0m47.8m
Annual
USDFY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2020

Net Income

(49.3m)(2.1m)14.4m27.3m27.3m7.9m261.0k

Depreciation and Amortization

21.4m19.2m18.1m16.4m16.4m16.2m13.7m

Inventories

5.3m(3.0m)(2.3m)(2.5m)(210.0k)5.1m

Accounts Payable

(3.9m)695.0k11.1m1.5m(10.5m)(2.4m)
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Net Income

(1.0m)(8.6m)(12.8m)13.0k(6.2m)(7.6m)5.0m722.0k2.5m1.1m6.8m(628.0k)1.1m3.5m(783.0k)2.8m1.2m2.7m(1.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

5.4m10.6m15.8m4.9m9.7m14.4m4.5m9.0m13.4m4.2m11.6m3.8m7.6m3.9m7.9m12.1m8.1m

Inventories

6.5m4.9m(2.6m)8.6m(1.7m)(9.7m)6.3m7.1m4.4m55.6m405.0k50.4m59.4m54.0m55.5m(1.3m)(5.9m)(9.1m)9.3m

Accounts Payable

(23.3m)(21.7m)(9.3m)(14.8m)(7.0m)(7.2m)(18.3m)(12.6m)(8.2m)29.9m(18.0m)23.1m26.2m27.8m22.4m(7.3m)(15.7m)(14.2m)(4.2m)
USDQ1, 2012

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Operating Metrics

Build-A-Bear Workshop's Stores was reported to be 336 in Q1, 2018.
FY, 2015Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2017Q1, 2018

Stores

324 317 315 317 346 321 321 330 336

Stores (Franchising)

71 92

Warehouse Space, square feet

350 k71 74 74 350 k76 77 80 87
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Build-A-Bear Workshop Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Revenue Breakdown

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Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue breakdown by business segment: 98.2% from Direct-to-Customer and 1.8% from Other

Human Capital Metrics

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Online and Social Media Presence

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Build-A-Bear Workshop News and Updates

Build-A-Bear Workshop to furlough more than 90% of workers without 'direct compensation,' cuts pay for remaining workers

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. said in a filing that it will furlough more than 90% of its workers, effective March 29. These employees will receive medical, dental and vision benefits, but will not receive "direct compensation." The company's owned and operated stores in the U.S., U.K., Ireland, Denma…

Warner Music Group's Arts Music Division & Warner Chappell Music Partner With Build-A-Bear Workshop To Launch New Record Label

NEW YORK, July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Warner Music Group's Arts Music division and Warner Chappell Music have entered into an exclusive global music partnership with Build-A-Bear Workshop, the popular global brand specializing in customizable stuffed animals, to launch Build-A-Bear...

A joke in 'Avengers: Endgame' boosted sales at Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW)

A joke about Build-A-Bear Workshop in "Avengers: Endgame" boosted the toy retailer's sales last quarter. Its CEO highlighted a "generous and welcome nod to Build-A-Bear in the movie's first 10 minutes, when Tony Stark told Rocket Raccoon, 'I thought you were Build-A-Bear." Build-A-Bear also benefi…

Build-A-Bear Workshop Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Build-A-Bear Workshop founded?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop was founded in 1997.

  • Who are Build-A-Bear Workshop key executives?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop's key executives are Sharon Price John, Darlene Elder and J. Christopher Hurt.

  • How many employees does Build-A-Bear Workshop have?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop has 1,000 employees.

  • What is Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue?

    Latest Build-A-Bear Workshop annual revenue is $338.5 m.

  • What is Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue per employee?

    Latest Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue per employee is $338.5 k.

  • Who are Build-A-Bear Workshop competitors?

    Competitors of Build-A-Bear Workshop include Ozeol, Snuggle Bugz and KappAhl.

  • Where is Build-A-Bear Workshop headquarters?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop headquarters is located at 1954 Innerbelt Business Center Dr, Overland.

  • Where are Build-A-Bear Workshop offices?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop has an office in Overland.

  • How many offices does Build-A-Bear Workshop have?

    Build-A-Bear Workshop has 1 office.