CLOSEBuild-a-Bear shuts down one-day 'Pay Your Age' sale

The Build-A-Bear Workshop pay-your-age sale created traces goodbye protection was a topic.
USA TODAY

Build-a-Bear’s at some point sale was once such a success it was once close down — in some puts, simply hours after it all started.

“We have closed lines in our U.S. and Canada stores.”

The message went out about 11:30 a.m. EDT. 

Before the shops opened within the U.S., the lengthy traces brought about the corporate to publish a notice on social media that it will prohibit the quantity of people that may profit from the deal because of protection issues. 

When the deal was once introduced Monday, folks have been overjoyed at the opportunity to stroll in  and select a luxurious toy for the price of their kid’s age.  (A standard undergo prices between $10-$25 plus the price of equipment.) 

That pleasure grew to become to sadness Thursday as keen youngsters have been grew to become away.

Livid folks took to social media within the U.S. and the U.Ok. to rage. 

‘Overwhelming and unprecendented’

Lines stretched outdoor Build-a-Bear shops with folks reporting ready as much as six hours to shop for a luxurious toy, in accordance to a couple social media stories. 

Build-a-Bear representatives instructed All the Moms  that the reaction to the promotion was once  “overwhelming and unprecedented.”  

“The response to our Pay Your Age Day event has been overwhelming and unprecedented in our 21-year history, and the safety of our Guests and associates is our top priority.”

Customers will have to pay attention one thing ASAP

The corporate mentioned it’s “working to address the situation” and “will reach out directly to our valued guests as soon as possible.”

To earn the Pay Your Age promotion, adults had to join the loose Build-a-Bear Bonus Club rewards program and supply an e mail deal with.

Build-a-Bear is predicted to touch consumers thru their e mail.

MORE: Shut out of Build-a-Bear Pay Your Age Day? Try this birthday month deal instead.

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