This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
$1 buys you full access to ALL of TheStreet's Subscription Services! Learn More

Make Meaning Acquires Scribble Press

NEW YORK, July 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Make Meaning, the ultimate experiential retail and events destination where children and adults can choose from over 50 creative experiences ranging from cake decorating and candle making to jewelry design, soap creation and ceramics, has acquired Scribble Press, a retail "make your own book" format launched in California in 2008. Make Meaning's Bookmaking Experience launched initially in its Upper West Side store on July 16 th.

"Make Meaning offers a 'plug and play' format to easily debut new and exciting creative activities," said Make Meaning CEO Dan Nissanoff. "We are often approached by companies that have a great concept but need a strong retail foundation and breadth of overall offering that we can offer. We are excited to leverage the success of Scribble Press' book publishing activity with strategic enhancements that allows the offering to flourish within the Make Meaning brand."   

Make Meaning guests will now be able to create and publish their own original art and stories. Make Meaning also acquired Scribble Press' extensive library of storytelling and art classes that will roll out to its locations over the next year.  

"Dan and his team have created something entirely unique with Make Meaning," said Scribble Press Co-Founder and CEO Anna Barber. "We think Make Meaning has the potential to become a global retail entertainment brand and it's a great platform for what we wanted to accomplish with Scribble Press – to inspire and empower kids to create and publish their own books. Make Meaning is all about creativity and expression – so it's a great fit for our concept."

Barber and her co-founder Darcy Pollack launched Scribble Press in Los Angeles in 2008 and expanded with two locations in New York in 2010. In 2011 the company shifted its focus to the digital channel with the iPad App Scribble Press. The Scribble Press brand and digital business will remain independent. 

Make Meaning which is privately financed, currently operates five locations in the United States including stores in New York City on the Upper East and Upper West Sides, in Scottsdale, Arizona, in Dedham, Massachusetts and in Thousand Oaks, California.



1 of 2

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,828.24 +0.49 0.00%
S&P 500 2,067.56 -5.27 -0.25%
NASDAQ 4,791.63 +4.3130 0.09%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs