This Kids’ Retail Business Has Better 1-Year Returns Than Cardano, Binance, PolkaDot, Ethereum Classic, and Dogecoin – Build-A-Bear Workshop (BBW)

For many years, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW) was known as “Where the Best Friends Are Made”. Now, the St. Louis, Mo.-based children’s retail company may have investors over the past year saying “Where the absurd returns are made.”

Since February 2021, the 1-year return of Build-A-Bear stock has outperformed many of the world’s most popular cryptocurrencies: gimbal (CRYPTO: ADA), Binance (CRYPTO: BNB), Peas (CRYPTO: DOT), Ethereum Classic (CRYPTO: ETC) and Dogecoin (CRYPT: DOGE).

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Build-A-Bear Workshop is an American retailer specializing in custom plush. The company’s merchandise includes various styles of plush products that can be stuffed, or already pre-stuffed, with sounds that can be added.

Build-A-Bear also sells a wide range of stuffed animal clothing, shoes, accessories and other novelty items.

As of January 30, 2021, Build-A-Bear operated 354 stores, including 305 stores in the United States and Canada, and 49 stores in the United Kingdom, Ireland and China, as well as 71 franchise stores internationally.

Here’s how returns break down from February 2021 to present:

  • Cardano fell from $0.93 to $1.00 for a return of 7.53%
  • Binance goes from $331.88 to $401.54 for a yield of 20.98%
  • Polkadot is down from $34.79 to $17.95 for a return of -48.40%
  • Ethereum Classic goes from $16.75 to $28.88 for a return of 72.42%
  • Dogecoin fell from $0.0552 to $0.1426 for a return of 158.33%

And finally, Build-A-Bear went from $5.94 to $20.93 for a return of 252.36%

Anne G. Cash