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.
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TypePublic
HQOverland, US
Founded1997
Size (employees)1,000 (est)
Websitebuildabear.com
Build-A-Bear Workshop was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Overland, US
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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 $357.87 m in FY, 2017
USD

Revenue (Q2, 2019)

83.2m

Gross profit (Q2, 2019)

35.4m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2019), %

42.6%

Net income (Q2, 2019)

(1.8m)

Market capitalization (9-Nov-2018)

125.9m

Closing stock price (9-Nov-2018)

8.4

Cash (4-Aug-2018)

20.4m
Build-A-Bear Workshop's current market capitalization is $125.9 m.
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

379.1m392.4m377.7m364.2m357.9m

Revenue growth, %

4%(4%)

Cost of goods sold

220.7m211.8m195.9m185.5m

Gross profit

158.3m180.5m168.3m172.4m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Revenue

84.8m76.2m86.7m85.6m81.0m77.2m90.6m82.4m83.2m

Cost of goods sold

50.2m46.1m48.4m45.4m41.9m46.9m47.8m

Gross profit

34.6m30.1m38.2m35.6m35.3m43.8m35.4m

Gross profit Margin, %

41%40%44%44%46%48%43%
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

44.7m65.4m45.2m32.5m30.4m

Accounts Receivable

14.5m4.9m13.3m

Inventories

50.2m51.9m51.9m53.1m

Current Assets

121.8m145.8m128.7m110.0m110.2m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q2, 2017Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Cash

13.8m41.9m41.8m40.5m37.1m54.7m41.8m11.8m30.8m10.2m12.6m35.6m10.9m20.4m

Accounts Receivable

10.5m9.3m10.1m6.4m7.9m8.7m

Inventories

56.7m44.1m43.5m45.7m55.6m51.2m50.4m59.4m54.0m55.5m58.4m53.3m62.0m47.8m

Current Assets

95.9m106.4m106.1m109.5m119.1m129.7m115.7m93.7m110.3m88.8m92.8m105.5m94.1m90.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

(2.1m)14.4m27.3m27.3m7.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

19.2m18.1m16.4m16.2m16.2m

Inventories

(3.0m)(2.3m)643.0k(210.0k)

Accounts Payable

695.0k11.1m(16.3m)(10.5m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2015Q3, 2016Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q1, 2018Q3, 2017Q2, 2019

Net Income

(7.6m)5.0m722.0k2.5m1.1m6.8m(628.0k)1.1m3.5m(783.0k)2.8m2.7m(1.4m)

Depreciation and Amortization

14.4m4.5m9.0m13.4m4.2m11.6m3.8m7.6m3.9m12.1m8.1m

Inventories

(9.7m)6.3m7.1m4.4m55.6m405.0k50.4m59.4m54.0m55.5m(1.3m)(9.1m)9.3m

Accounts Payable

(7.2m)(18.3m)(12.6m)(8.2m)29.9m(18.0m)23.1m26.2m27.8m22.4m(7.3m)(14.2m)(4.2m)
USDY, 2018

Financial Leverage

1.6 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

Warehouses, sq. feet

350 k71 74 74 350 k76 77 80 87
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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 Company Life and Culture

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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 $357.9 m.

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

    Latest Build-A-Bear Workshop revenue per employee is $357.9 k.

  • Who are Build-A-Bear Workshop competitors?

    Competitors of Build-A-Bear Workshop include Giggle, Selfridges 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.