Maxine Clark, “chief executive bear” of Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc., is resigning amid disappointing financial results for the struggling retailer, the St. Louis Business Journal reports. Click here to read all about it.
Let’s face it, despite all the talk of a recovering economy, it’s been tough out there for retailers.
In some ways, it’s a testament to her leadership that a retailer, taking up expensive mall space to sell teddy bears, has survived this long. Click here to read what I wrote about Build-A-Bear in 2008. I had no idea it would still be here in 2013.