The Alexander Doll Company has made a profession out of playing with (as well as making and repairing) dolls. The company manufactures a variety of dolls, including collectibles and play dolls, in addition to its signature line of Madame Alexander Dolls. The firm sells its products through several thousand specialty retailers, as well as online through its company Web site. Alexander Doll Company also provides its customers with repair services through its Doll Hospital. In early 2010 it acquired the business assets of The Middleton Doll Company. Founded by Madame Beatrice Alexander, the company was acquired by private capital fund Kaizen Breakthrough Partnership in 1995.