11/2/20 Power Outage

Posted on November 2nd, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Outage Update 1:00p EST ***We are up and running! Phones are restored and we are taking calls and emails as quickly as we can.*** Power Outage Update 10:38a EST Due to high wind storms yesterday in our area, we are currently experiencing a power outage. Estimated restoration is Today around 1pm EST. We will do …more

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October Newsletter 10.8.2020

Posted on October 8th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

October 8th, 2020 Letter from Chief of Operations Jimmy Banish: Fall is finally here in Michigan with the foliage change and temperatures starting to dip. We can definitely feel winter coming here in Michigan but we're making an effort to be present and enjoy this calm before the holiday season. Over the last 2 months …more

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The Art of Pinching Pennies

Posted on August 12th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

These are complex times. Ensuring that you and your families are financially stable is a significant priority to everyone. We at The Bear Factory love to see you succeed, and pride ourselves in doing what we can to help you get there. We hope the following tips and tricks allow you to stretch your dollar …more

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Plush for the Planet World Release

Posted on June 18th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

The Bear Factory Introduces Plush for the Planet, World’s First Plush Made from Recycled Fabrics #PlushforthePlanet is The Bear Factory’s inaugural plush line made from recycled fabrics. The first of its kind and a forerunner in the build your own plush industry. WHITMORE LAKE, Mich. (June 19, 2020) – Amongst global hardships that kicked off …more

COVID Reopen & Safety Measures

Posted on March 26th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

TBF Community, It feels like forever since we’ve last connected when it’s only been a few days! We hope everyone is staying healthy and able to make the most out of the stay in place order that some states like Michigan has. As mentioned previously we have closed our facility the week of March 23rd …more

COVID Update: North American Operation Closure

Posted on March 20th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Letter from Chief of Operations Jimmy Banish: TBF Community, The COVID-19 pandemic is taking over communities around the world at an astounding rate. While testing availability in the United States is beginning to ramp up, the extent of the virus’s spread is largely unknown, we want to do our part to protect everyone. The safety …more

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COVID-19 Update: On Call Status and Product Returns

Posted on March 18th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Letter from Chief of Operations Jimmy Banish: TBF Community, As this week has progressed and we've been able to evaluate more information on the status of the COVID-19 virus, we've made the decision to limit our operation to an "On Call" approach. This meaning, we will be sending our team home to self quarantine as …more

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COVID Business Hours

Posted on March 16th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Monday March 16th, 2020 Due to the current governmental and CDC recommendations in an effort to reduce continued spread of the COVID-19 strain we will be reducing our hours of operation effective today. Temporary hours of operation will be Monday-Friday 9:00a - 2:00p EST. We will still continue to honor our 24 Hour order processing …more

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Business Update: COVID-19

Posted on March 13th, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Letter from Chief of Operations Jimmy Banish: TBF Community, From our family to yours we hope everyone is staying healthy and safe during these sensitive times. I wanted to reach out in an effort to provide some transparency on what the current COVID-19 climate means for The Bear Factory from an operational stand point. As …more

Price, Website, & Brand Update | 3.3.2020

Posted on March 3rd, 2020 by Jimmy Banish

Post by Jimmy Banish, COO Happy March Madness to our TBF Community and welcome to another update from our Teddy Time Blog. As a college basketball fan March is an exciting month with the “Big Dance” madness  while also marking the beginning of the end of winter here in Michigan. There are many exciting things …more

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