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    The Vermont Teddy Bear Company Introduction The Vermont Teddy Bear Company (VTBC) was founded in 1981 by John Sorinto. Unfortunately, for John, the company became too big for him to oversee since he was an entrepreneur. However, he gracefully stepped down in 1995 and supported the hiring of a new CEO that would lead the company into its future success (Vincelette, p. 27-3). One thing that has remained is the companies focus. The Vermont Teddy Bear's "...focus has been to design, manufacture

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    In 2005, the Vermont Teddy Bear Company produced a controversial bear for the Valentine holiday. The bear that was made was called “Crazy for You” and wore a straitjacket. It became an issue when the company was confronted for offending the mentally ill. After the problem became apparent to the organization, it responded by saying that it would continue selling the toy until the inventory was empty. It was put out for the public in January and was sold out by February 3. The ethical issue in

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    We will begin with a little history of Vermont Teddy Bear Company. John Sortino founded Vermont Teddy Bear Company in 1981 out of a pushcart in the streets of Burlington, Vermont. Mr. Sortino was an entrepreneur and realized that the company had become too large for him to manage. In order for the company to be successful in the future he decided to step down as CEO. In 1995 R. Patrick Burns was appointed as the new CEO of Vermont Teddy Bear Company. Even thought the CEO changed the company’s name

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    The Vermont Teddy Bear Company Opportunities Settlement of NY real estate litigation The Vermont Teddy Bear Company's settlement for their closed down New York retail store is a positive step for the company. In March of 2005, the Company continued its settlement discussions with the Company and on April 27, 2005, the Company entered into final settlement of its litigation relating to a former lease for retail space in New York City. Under the terms of the settlement, the Company paid its former

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    Teddy Town

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    Teddy Town A rich American family was planning on going on a sailing expedition, for a few weeks. They had planned to sail across the Atlantic Ocean and stay in Spain for a few days and then sail back to America. The head of the family, worked in a very successful dockyard, in which he fixed and refueled big ships. He had been working there for over thirty years, and slowly but surely he had worked his way up the financial ladder. He joined this dockyard at the age of eighteen, at that time

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    animals is the Teddy Bear. But, have you ever wondered where this toy originated? During Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency in 1902, Roosevelt went on a hunting trip America would never forget. Roosevelt held office as president from September 14, 1901 to March 4, 1909. He has won a Nobel Peace Prize and was awarded the Medal of Honor (The PRESIDENT). But perhaps one of the greatest honors of all, is being remembered in a way that children will cherish you. The story of Roosevelt and his bear took America

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    The Vermont Teddy Bear Co., Inc.: Challenges Facing a New CEO Introduction The Vermont Teddy Bear Company (VTBC) was founded in 1981 by John Sorinto. Unfortunately, for John, the company became too big for him to oversee since he was an entrepreneur. However, he gracefully stepped down in 1995 and supported the hiring of a new CEO that would lead the company into its future success (Vincelette, p. 27-3). One thing that has remained is the companies focus. The Vermont Teddy Bear's "...focus

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    through the solicitation of the pink ribbon movement. She detests the thought of the “...photocopied bits of cuteness and sentimentality: pink ribbons...” as well as the cartoons about women with no breasts and the worst of all in her opinion the teddy bears. It could be argued that Ehrenreich essay engages a feminist approach to the sentimentalism of the pink ribbon movement with her flawlessly casual tone, mixed with her ability to capture the essence of what is really happening in the social normality

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    Competitive Position of Build-A-Bear Workshop

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    Build-A-Bear Workshop in the toy industry and challenges it faces, and to provide Build-A-Bear Workshop with some short-term and long-term recommendations to continue its success in toy industry. This paper mainly apply Porter’s five forces analysis, external environment analysis, financial analysis and value chain analysis. II. Case Summary Build-A-Bear Workshop was an American toy retailer, which was founded by Maxine Clark in 1996 in St. Louis, Missouri. Build-A-Bear Workshop main served teddy beard

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    Vermont Teddy Bear Co.

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    John Sorinto began selling hand sewn teddy bears out of a cart in Burlington, Vermont. He began doing this after playing with his son and noticing that the majority of stuffed animals were manufactured in other countries. He figured that teddy bears were an American tradition, and therefore, some quality teddy bears should be made in the United States. This was how the Vermont Teddy Bear Company was founded (). During the first fourteen years, Vermont Teddy Bear experienced continued growth and success

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