• Build-A-Bear is a 'victim of its own success' as 'Pay Your Age Day' ends in chaos

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Build-A-Bear was forced to end its "Pay Your Age Day" deal early on Thursday due to safety concerns, after stores were unable to deal with the huge volume of customers who showed up to partake.
    The retailer's reputation could take a major hit, one analyst wrote, due to disappointed children and parents who are angry to have visited the mall only to be turned away.
    "With much higher than anticipated demand for its 'pay your age day' promotion, Build-A-Bear has become a victim of its own success," GlobalData Retail's Neil Saunders wrote in a note on Thursday.
    Build-A-Bear is a "victim of its...
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  • Hundreds in line for ‘Pay Your Age' day at Las Vegas Build-A-Bears

    Hundreds in line for ‘Pay Your Age' day at Las Vegas Build-A-Bears

    4 monthes ago - By Review Journal

    Hundreds lined up Thursday morning at Build-A-Bear stores in Las Vegas, as customers hoped to participate in a Pay Your Age Day promotion.
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  • Build-A-Bear Workshop's ‘Pay Your Age' Deal Canceled Amid Chaos

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Build-A-Bear Workshop's “pay your age” deal proved to be too alluring for its own good.
    Only hours after it began, the bargain event was forced to shut down after chaos erupted across its U.S. stores.
    The limited-time promotion kicked off Thursday morning in Build-A-Bear shops within the U.S., U.K, and Canada. For one day only, customers were given the chance to purchase the stuffed toys, which usually range in price from $20-$35, for the amount of their age. Children could take home a bear for only a few dollars, while adult prices capped off at $29.
    But many were furious to find that the...
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  • Build-A-Bear was forced to shut down its 'Pay Your Age' deal after huge crowds and 'madness' overtook stores across the US

    Build-A-Bear was forced to shut down its 'Pay Your Age' deal after huge crowds and 'madness' overtook stores across the US

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Build-A-Bear was forced to end "Pay Your Age Day" early on Thursday, after stores were overwhelmed with customers.
    "Per local authorities, we cannot accept additional Guests at our locations due to crowds and safety concerns," Build-A-Bear posted on Facebook at 11 a.m. ET.
    Photos from Build-A-Bear stores show long lines stretching throughout malls and scenes that some shoppers described as "madness."
    Build-A-Bear was forced to shut down a deal that allowed customers to "pay their age" for bears after chaos overtook malls across the United States.
    On Thursday, Build-A-Bear was set to...
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