The Great Beanie Baby Bubble
The Amazing Story of How America Lost Its Mind Over a Plush Toy--and the Eccentric Genius Behind It
In the annals of consumer crazes, nothing compares to Beanie Babies. With no advertising or big-box distribution, creator Ty Warner - an eccentric college dropout - become a billionaire in just three years. And it was all thanks to collectors. The end of the craze was just as swift and extremely devastating, with "rare" Beanie Babies deemed worthle...