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Ty Warner & Ty Inc. Timeline


Year
Event
1985
Ty developed and began marketing plush Himalayan cats

1986
Ty Inc. incorporated
Ty plush (Classics) product line introduced

1987
September - Ty UK & Ty Germany consolidate to become Ty Europe

1988
No significant events

1989
No significant events

1990
No significant events

1991
Ty introduced the first (Plush/Classics) Annual Collectable Bear

1992
No significant events

1993
Attic Treasures product line introduced
December - Beanie Babies product line introduced

1994
Beanie Babies started being sold in retail stores

1995
Pillow Pals product line introduced
June 15 - First retirement of a Beanie Baby (Humphrey)

1996
August - Original Ty website went live on the Internet

1998
Ty Inc. exceeds a billion dollars in annual sales (first time)
Ty invests $10 million in CYRK Inc.
March - BBOC (Beanie Babies Official Club) launched
April - Ty sets up its counterfeit hotline
June - Chinese oval factory markings premier inside Beanie Babies tush tags
July - Ty introduces licensed calendars, tag collectors, collector cards & storage cases
July 31 - Ty announces Attic Treasures retirements for the first time
September 26 - First Billionaire Bear given out to Ty employees
September 30 - Beanie Buddies product line introduced

1999
No significant events

2000
January 4 - Baby Ty product line introduced
January 8 - Beanie Kids product line introduced

2001
June 23 - Beanie Boppers product line introduced
September 9 - Jingle Beanies product line introduced

2002
January 29 - Basket Beanies product line introduced
June - Teenie Beanie Boppers product line introduced
Punkies product line introduced
June 28 - Pluffies product line introduced

2003
No significant events

2004
August 30 - Halloweenie Beanies product line introduced

2005
February - PinkyS product line introduced
March - Angeline product line introduced
June 30 - Alphabet Beanies product line introduced
November - Valenteenie Beanies product line introduced

2006
March - Bow Wow Beanies product line introduced

2007
February 11 - Ty Girls product line introduced

2008
January 3 - Beanie Babies 2.0 product line introduced

2009
June - Beanie Boos product line introduced
October 1 - Baby Beanies product line introduced

2010
February - Li'l Ones product line introduced
September - Beanie Bandz product line introduced
Late in the year - Beanie Eraserz product line introduced

2011
January 1 - Beanie Ballz product line introduced
January 11 - Wild Wild Best product line introduced
November - Monstaz product line introduced

2012
September - Wildz product line introduced

2013
Spring - Baby Ballz product line introduced

2014
July 1 - Frizzys product line introduced
July - 1st Teenie Beanie Boos promotion at McDonalds

2015
June 20 - Peek-A-Boos product line introduced

2016
January - Teeny Tys product line introduced

2017
Mini Boos product line introduced
January - Ty revived the Attic Treasures product line
January - Ty revived the Baby Ty product line
Fall - Ty Gear product line introduced

2018
Spring - Flippables product line introduced
Fall - Cuddlys product line introduced
Fall - Ty Fashion product line introduced

2019
Sea Sequins product line introduced

2020
Spring - Puffies product line introduced
Spring - Mini Boos clips introduced
Summer - Beanie Boos face masks introduced

2021




NOTES

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