Saturday, February 19, 2011

Wish I'd Thought of This

The man behind the Beanie Babies phenomenon of the late 1990s is still quite a mystery. Ty Warner has shunned interviews, and the company’s financial records and phone number are hard to find. Reports in 1999 identified Warner as a billionaire and the richest toy maker in the world. He purchased New York’s Four Seasons luxury hotel for $275 million.


froggy said...

My aunt and aunt-in-law, two college professors, had a special cabinet built for their beenie babies. I was just flummoxed. You never know what will take off!