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The Bear Necessities of Business: Building a Company with Heart

Ever say "why didn't I think of that" or "how do I have that much fun at work?" In her first ever business book, Maxine Clark, Founder and Chief Executive Bear reveals how she built this furbulously successful business from the ground up! Filled with lots of insights and practical advice, The Bear Necessities of Business shows you how to run a great company with heart and profits, no matter what your business. Maxine will donate 100 percent of her proceeds from the sale of this book to the Build-A-Bear Workshop Bear Hugs Foundation to help worthy causes important to Build-A-Bear Workshop Guests..

-Wiley Publishing


We have also been included in several books published on customer service, experience retailing and the toy industry.

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