- Build-A-Bear Workshop is an American retail establishment where you can create your own teddy bear friend. You stuff it, dress it, name it, and more! The company's motto is "Where Best Friends Are Made". There are more than 400 locations around the world, in mostly mall-based locations.
About the CompanyEdit
From the Build-A-Bear website: United States website
"At Build-A-Bear Workshop®, our mission is to bring the Teddy Bear to life. An American icon, the Teddy Bear brings to mind warm thoughts about our childhood, about friendship, about trust and comfort, and also about love. Build-A-Bear Workshop embodies those thoughts in "How we run our business everyday."
The company was founded by Maxine Clark in 1997 at the Saint Louis Galleria in the St. Louis, Missouri suburb of Richmond Heights.