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Build-a-Bear halts too-popular Pay Your Age deal

Posted on - The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Build-A-Bear Workshop’s “Pay Your Age” promotion proved too popular. The chain known for its customizable teddy bears and other stuffed toys couldn’t handle the crowds Thursday and had to turn shoppers away.The company wrote in a Facebook post that it closed lines at its stores in Canada and the U.S. because of overwhelming crowds and safety concerns. The offer, which let customers with youngsters in tow buy a bear and pay their current age with a cap at $29, […]