Founded in 1997, Build-A-Bear Workshop is a provider of stuffed animals, such as bears, bunnies, dogs and cats. The company operates more than 400 stores in the United States, Canada, France and Europe. It is a recipient of the iParenting Media Award. The company offers gift cards of several denominations. It provides shoes, sunglasses, purses, socks and electronic items. Build-A-Bear Workshop also publishes a newsletter. The company offers products under the Beary Limited and Bearemy's Kennel Pals brands. It has annual revenues of over $450 million. The company provides opportunities to participate in field trips, birthday parties and service projects. In addition, it offers games, coupons and desktops. The company works in partnership with First Book and the World Wildlife Fund. Build-A-Bear Workshop operates the Build-A-Bear Workshop Foundation, which provides philanthropic programs for children and families.