Shoppers can grab a bargain at Build-a-Bear Workshop in Solihull in a ‘clearance’ sale.
There’s currently 50 per cent off across the entire Build-a-Bear branch at Touchwood shopping centre.
It means customers can pick up a classic teddy bear, stuffed animal, or kids’ TV and film character plus cute accessories for a knock-off price until stock sells out.
The store has re-opened after months of enforced closures because of Covid-19 restrictions.
The American retailer specialises in giving children the opportunity to stuff their own toys and even record a message to include inside toys so they can speak to make gifts more personal.
Bosses were forced to close all of Build-a-Bear’s UK stores during the nationwide lockdowns in line with government advice.
In August last year, Build-a-Bear announced it was cancelling its popular annual Pay Your Age Day event to avoid crowds gathering and breaching Covid rules.
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On its Pay Your Age event In 2018, the Solihull store was forced to pull down its shutters and called police at 9.30am after being unable to cope with huge volumes of shoppers.
Many families had raced to the store for a one-off promotion, offering customers the chance to buy any bear – which can cost upwards of £50 – for the price of their child’s age.
But they were turned away by bosses amid safety concerns – as queues reached overwhelming and unprecedented levels.
Customers took to social media to complain of fights outside the Solihull store and queues lasting longer than four hours.
One mother even claimed to have witnessed shoppers throwing bears out of the store and into the crowds.