Build-A-Bear Workshop

Undercover Boss
LOS ANGELES - OCTOBER 5: "Build-A-Bear"-- Sharon Price John, President and CEO, Build-A-Bear Workshop, a worldwide experiential retail company which gives guests an opportunity to make their own customizable stuffed animal, goes undercover and learns that building bears isn't all child's play, in the first half of the special two-hour eighth season premiere of UNDERCOVER BOSS, Wednesday, Dec. 21 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Sharon Price John, President and CEO, Build-A-Bear Workshop (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)Monty Brinton—CBS via Getty Images

    Employees say: "Build-a-Bear is a place where you are encouraged to give input. You don't have to hold back on what you see or worry about politics, but, rather, you are asked for input and valued because of it."   "The company is designed around their employees and has great resources to help each one succeed. With flexible scheduling, scholarship opportunities, and great management, Build-A-Bear Workshop is like a family unit, helping each one of their stores reach its highest potential." Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    IndustryRetail
    SectorSpecialty
    HQ LocationSt. Louis
    Company TypePublic
    # Work Sites269
    Employees (U.S.)3,457
    Web Addresswww.buildabear.com
    Best Companiesyes
    Best Companies Rank76
    Best Companies URLfortune.com/best-companies/build-a-bear-workshop/

    Women in the Organization

    % of Women in the Company88%
    % of Women in Executive/Manager Positions86%