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2 hrs ago | Business Wire

Hasbro Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Shares

The dividend will be payable on November 17, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Backflip Studios

6 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Why Mattel Is A Buy At $35

Mattel is struggling with a number of headwinds and recent disappointing results, and the stock has been badly punished YTD.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toy, Barbie, Thomas & Friends, Hip-Hop, Hasbro

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana ring NYSE Opening BellA

'Guardians of the Galaxy' stars Chris Pratt and Zoe Saldana ring NYSE Opening BellA with Marvel Entertainment executives on July 29th.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks, Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

Business Wire

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Disguise has renewed its licensing contract with American Greetings Properties to create costumes and accessories for the beloved Care Bearsa property and has expanded their agreement to now include Strawberry Shortcakea .

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Life, Holidays, Halloween, Animated TV, Entertainment, Family, Kids

Mon Jul 28, 2014

She Knows

Star Wars gets the Marvel treatment with three new comics

Coming on the heels of a busy Comic-Con, the Star Wars franchise has some great news to announce.

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Related Topix: Star Wars, Vocal, Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment, Pop/Rock, Empire, Entertainment

GamersHell.com

Marvel Puzzle Quest San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Video

D3Publisher and Marvel Entertainment have released a new video for Marvel Puzzle Quest , a game developed by Demiurge Studios that allows players to assemble the ultimate Marvel team and return order to a corrupted world.

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Related Topix: Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Watch the Highlights of Marvel's Presentations

Marvel's panels this weekend included its "Avengers: Age of Ultron" stars discussing the film, Paul Rudd and Peyton Reed talking "Ant-Man" and Josh Brolin wearing the Infinity Gauntlet as villainous Thanos.

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Related Topix: Marvel Enterpries, The Avengers, Entertainment

Sun Jul 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Barbie sales plummet as girls grab 'Frozen,' American Girl dolls

Little girls are dropping the dull doll in favor of newer, edgier competitors like Monster High, Lalaloopsy, American Girl, and the latest Disney Princesses.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Three New 'Star Wars' Comic Book Series for 2015

Come January 2015, the Force will be with Marvel Entertainment. Not only is that the month in which the publisher will release the first in a series of hardcover collections of Marvel's original Star Wars comics published concurrently with the original trilogy, but it's also the month which launches a new line of Star Wars comic books, created by ... (more)

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Related Topix: Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries

Fri Jul 25, 2014

USA Today

The 7 ugliest earnings misses so far

Listen up companies. Don't disappoint investors during earnings season. Amazon.com's 10% stock-price hit Friday, following its deeper-than-expected loss, is proof.

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Related Topix: Amazon, Mattel, Construction, Horton D R, Retail, Safeway, Grocery, Toy, Barbie

The Motley Fool

Mattel Faces Pressure Amid Slowing Barbie Sales

For years, Barbie was the blue-eyed, blonde representative of the US toy industry.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Financial Markets

Globe and Mail

Insight: GM recalls far from calamity for some dealers who find new customers, business

The latest recalls cover nearly 823,000 cars, trucks and SUVs, including almost 50,000 in Canada.

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Related Topix: Coupe, Chevrolet Cobalt, Sedan, Chevrolet, SUV, Chevrolet Traverse, Mattel, Auto Dealers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Seeking Alpha

RIP James Wang - Unfortunate End To Oceanstone's Outperformance

On July 18th, the Oceanstone Fund announced that its founding manager James Wang had passed away.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Retail, Rite Aid, Corinthian Colleges, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

How Marvel Became the Envy (and Scourge) of Hollywood

Ike Perlmutter has become one of the town's most feared moguls. Now, as "Guardians of the Galaxy" takes the $6 billion-grossing brand in a new and risky direction, insiders open up about the never-seen executive's ironfisted style and the underside of a superhero empire.

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Related Topix: Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment, Beverly Hills, CA, Arts, Cinema, Marvel's The Avengers, Yes Man

Globe and Mail

Talk about Hot Wheels: Darth Vader car debuts at Comic-Con

Mattel Inc. showed off its 'Hot Wheels Life-Sized Darth Vader Car' ahead of the San Diego Comic-Con that starts on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Mattel

Forbes.com

JAKKS Sales Fly On 'Frozen' Toys, But Struggles To Meet Demand Hit Stock

While " Frozen -mania" swept the nation and renditions of "Let It Go" flooded the Internet, JAKKS Pacific investors were not singing along.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, American International Group, Insurance

CollectionDX

Hot Toys Optimus Prime Starscream Edition from Transformers

Under license from Hasbro, Inc., Hot Toys is proud to present the Optimus Prime Collectible Figure from the classic and highly popular THE TRANSFORMERS GENERATION 1. The Optimus Prime Collectible Figure stands approximately 30cm tall, featuring a highly detailed mechanical structure and remarkable painting applications with distress effect, a pair ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prime, Punk, Hasbro

TheCelebrityCafe

Robert Downey Jr. doesn't want to give up on 'Iron Man 4'

Would you want to walk away from the role that has made you the world's highest-paid actor two years in a row? That's a conundrum Robert Downey Jr. has to face, but he's not going to leave the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man any time soon.

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Related Topix: Iron Man, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

IGN

Downey Jr. Wouldn't 'Give up the Belt' For Iron Man 4

Robert Downey Jr. has discussed the possibility of returning to his infamous armour for a fourth installment in the Iron Man franchise, admitting he's pretty torn about it.

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Related Topix: The Avengers, Iron Man, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Robert Downey Jr., Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

Hispanic Business

JAKKS Pacific Reports Second Quarter Results for 2014

To listen to the live webcast, go to www.jakks.com/investors , and click on the earnings webcast link under Events and Presentations at least 10 minutes prior to register, download and install any necessary audio software.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Family, Kids

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