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Keeping Customers Happy and Loyal

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

“Keeping Customers Happy and Loyal” is the motto of Maeve Naughton’s blog, Customer Reference Programs, and she writes it as a growing resource for other customer reference professionals. These are the people whose job it is to make sure a business that wants to provide a good or service to another business get the customer […]

As Seen on TV – Part III

Thursday, January 15th, 2009

Turns out our Vermont Teddy Bears aren’t the only things being spotted on TV these days. In fact, our sister company – The PajamaGram Company – is enjoying a bit of the spotlight too. Our popular Conversation Hearts Pajamas (one of the most popular Valentine’s Day gifts featured on were chosen as one of […]

Teddy Bear Trivia

Friday, January 9th, 2009

(Source: The Provincial Museum of Alberta) Did you know that: ·         40% of all adults still have their childhood teddy bear. ·         The scientific term for teddy bear collecting is Arctophily — arctos for bear and philos for love. ·         A collection of teddy bears is often referred to as a “hug” of bears. ·         […]

Merry First Christmas, Violet Rae!

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Violet Rae’s had quite a year. Her mom started a blog just for her in June, just in time for Violet’s grand debut to the world in early July, and now, for her very first Christmas, Violet’s just received a Baby’s First Christmas Bear from her grandma and grandpa…

“Runner Girl Knits” Shows Us How to Be Bear

Friday, November 16th, 2007

“She Runs! She Knits! Not at the Same Time!” That’s the zingy subhead for Runner Girl Knits, a blog from an ultra-energetic Bay Area resident named Amy. When she’s not at the day job, Amy likes to knit, prepare for and endure marathons across the country, and, oh yes, love love love on her Vermont […]

Scary Bear’s-Eye-View Ends Well

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

You’re a black bear. You’re on the trail of something tasty, just following your instincts, when you suddenly realize that you’ve wandered onto something like a long, strange rock, and now there are all these scary creatures charging at you from ahead and behind. What do you do? What one bear did, on a Saturday […]

New Duds for a Fuzzy One

Friday, October 5th, 2007

OK, so here are four different ways you could personalize a Vermont Teddy Bear. 1. Order a specially personalized gift teddy bear with custom embroidered clothes or tattoos. 2. Choose from any of the dozens of bear outfits and accessories we offer. 3. Have us make a unique, one-of-a-kind custom bear (think unusual occupations or […]

The Steff Gets Her Teddy Bear 2

Monday, October 1st, 2007

In case you were wondering: Yes, The Steff did indeed receive her 15″ Superstar Bear from her friend, blogger NYC Watchdog. It arrived on the 24th, the day it was supposed to, which is a great relief for me since, uh, NYC Watchdog was tracking it’s progress…very…publicly. (He had actually held an on-the-spot survey of […]

Ratz Knows Be Bear

Wednesday, September 26th, 2007

If you remember NBC’s “Cheers”, you remember Cliff the Mailman, played to perfection by John Ratzenberger. OK, now forget all about that. These days Ratzenberger (a/k/a Ratz…Hey, it’s on the website, honest!) is on a mission to honor and profile the people and companies still manufacturing here in the USA. His show is aired on […]

The Steff Gets Her Teddy Bear

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

The Steff is one lucky woman. Last year she received a Birthday Suit Bear for her birthday, and for this upcoming birthday, she’s about to receive another special Vermont Teddy Bear…one that won a special blog contest. The Steff is the subject of a recent post from blogger NYC Watchdog, writing in A Pile of […]

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