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August 13, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has appointed Jennifer Kretchmar as chief product officer.

July 24, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. reduced its net loss to $4.3 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2014 from $6.2 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2013.

May 12, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop said that Michael Shaffer has been appointed to the company’s board of directors.

May 1, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop has reached an agreement with Horizon Toy Company of Turkey as a new international franchisee.

May 1, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop has reached an agreement with Horizon Toy Company of Turkey as a new international franchisee.

May 1, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. reported a better-than-expected profit of $5.03 million for the first quarter, up from $13,000 a year before.

February 14, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop swing to a profit in the fourth quarter as net income rose to $5.4 million, compared to a loss of $36.5 million a year earlier.

January 20, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. has appointed Gina Collins to the position of chief marketing officer, effective Jan. 20, 2014.

January 16, 2014

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. reported declining year-over-year revenues for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 in a partial preliminary earnings release.

October 24, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop shrunk its net loss in the third quarter of fiscal 2013 to $1.4 million from $4.3 million in the same quarter a year earlier.

October 23, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop plans an in-store shop in the FAO Schwarz Fifth Avenue flagship in Manhattan.

July 26, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop narrowed its second-quarter loss to $6.2 million from $7.5 million in the year-ago period, boosted by improved sales and store productivity.

July 22, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop is partnering with 505 Games to release an app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch called “Bear Valley.”

July 11, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has relocated to open a next-generation store in Easton Town Center’s new 40,000-sq.-ft. family friendly Fenlon Square, according to Stein + Associates and The Georgetown Company co-developers of Easton Town Center.

June 4, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. has appointed Sharon Price John, 49, as CEO, effective immediately.

May 3, 2013

Parametric Sound Corp. announced that Build-A-Bear Workshop will include the company's directed-sound product, HyperSound, in an additional 20-25 newly designed stores that it plans to open across North America this year.

May 2, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop reported increased net income and sales the first quarter of 2013 compared to the same quarter a year earlier, despite closing some stores.

April 16, 2013

Build-A-Bear Workshop said that it will open 20 to 25 stores in 2013, all under the newly introduced store design.

March 15, 2013

Is it just me, or does it seem like the past two months or so have seen an unusually high level of turnover at the top? It's gotten so that you need a scorecard to keep up with all the comings and goings, as chief executives are forced out, jump ship, retire or move on.

This year's changing of the guard is bittersweet because it includes the retirement of two veteran retailers, Steve Burd of Safeway and Maxine Clark of Build-A-Bear Workshop.

March 11, 2013

Vibes, a mobile marketing and technology company, announced the results of a successful mobile campaign aimed at engaging and increasing Build-A-Bear Workshop’s customer base through their mobile phones.

February 20, 2013

Foot Locker announced Wednesday that it has appointed Maxine Clarke, founder and CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop, as a member of its board of directors.

February 1, 2013

Retail veteran Maxine Clark announced she is stepping down as CEO of Build-A-Bear Workshop, the chain she founded in 1997.

November 27, 2012

Build-A-Bear Workshop has gone high-tech. The company has unveiled a new store environment that combines its signature hands-on bear-making experience with innovative digital technology designed to appeal to today’s tech-savvy kids.

October 25, 2012

Build-A-Bear Workshop reported a net loss of $4.3 million in its third quarter, compared with net income of $0.9 million a year ago, and said it would close 50 to 60 underperforming locations in the next two years in an effort to improve its profitability and reach its “optimal” count of 225 to 250 locations.

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