Build-A-Bear Workshop

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.
Company Growth (employees)
Overland, US
Size (employees)
1,000 (est)
Build-A-Bear Workshop was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Overland, US

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 Financials

Build-A-Bear Workshop's revenue was reported to be $377.7 m in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2017)

82.4 m

Net income (Q3, 2017)

1.4 m

Market capitalization (16-Feb-2018)

143.9 m

Cash (30-Sep-2017)

10.9 m
Build-A-Bear Workshop's current market capitalization is $143.9 m.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


379.1 m392.4 m377.7 m377.7 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

220.7 m211.8 m195.9 m

Gross profit

158.3 m180.5 m181.8 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


84.8 m76.2 m86.7 m85.6 m81 m77.2 m82.4 m

Cost of goods sold

50.2 m46.1 m48.4 m45.4 m41.9 m

Gross profit

34.6 m30.1 m38.2 m35.6 m35.3 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


44.7 m65.4 m45.2 m32.5 m

Accounts Receivable

4.9 m


50.2 m51.9 m51.9 m

Current Assets

121.8 m145.8 m128.7 m110 m
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017


13.8 m41.9 m41.8 m40.5 m37.1 m54.7 m41.8 m11.8 m30.8 m10.2 m35.6 m12.6 m10.9 m


56.7 m44.1 m43.5 m45.7 m55.6 m51.2 m50.4 m59.4 m54 m55.5 m53.3 m58.4 m62 m

Current Assets

95.9 m106.4 m106.1 m109.5 m119.1 m129.7 m115.7 m93.7 m110.3 m88.8 m105.5 m92.8 m94.1 m

Total Assets

169 m176.2 m173.3 m174.9 m183.3 m192 m177.6 m182.9 m196 m176.4 m192.3 m182.6 m184.3 m
    USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

    Net Income

    (2.1 m)14.4 m27.3 m1.4 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    19.2 m18.1 m16.4 m16.2 m


    (3 m)(2.3 m)643 k

    Accounts Payable

    695 k11.1 m(16.3 m)
    USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2017Q3, 2017

    Net Income

    (1.4 m)5 m(4.3 m)1.8 m1.1 m6.8 m(628 k)1.1 m3.5 m(783 k)2.8 m1.4 m

    Depreciation and Amortization

    4.5 m4.2 m11.6 m3.8 m7.6 m3.9 m


    6.3 m43.5 m45.7 m55.6 m405 k50.4 m59.4 m54 m55.5 m53.3 m62 m

    Accounts Payable

    (18.3 m)25.4 m28.4 m29.9 m(18 m)23.1 m26.2 m27.8 m22.4 m21.9 m16.9 m
      USDY, 2017


      82.4 k

      Financial Leverage

      1.8 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, 2017FY, 2016Q1, 2018



      Stores (Franchising)


      Warehouses (sq. feet)

      350 k717474350 k767780350 k87
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