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6 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

In this June 21, 2013 file photo, Nike Shox running shoes are displayed in Tampa, Fla.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Mattel

12 hrs ago | MarketWatch

Stocks to Watch: Netflix, Halliburton, Hasbro are stocks to watch

Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Netflix Inc., Halliburton Co., Hasbro Inc. and LinkedIn Corp. is projected to report first-quarter earnings of 81 cents a share, according to a consensus survey from FactSet.

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Related Topix: Hasbro, Backflip Studios, Financial Markets, Energy, Halliburton, Oil & Gas

Sat Apr 19, 2014

India Talkies

'Slumping' Barbie sales hurt toy giant Mattle's Q1 earnings - Indiatalkies.com

New York, Apr 19: Toymaker Mattle's sales of its iconic Barbie dolls have reportedly tumbled 14 percent in the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, New York Daily News, Mattel

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Newswise

Entertainers Julianne Hough and Derek Hough Honored at Mattel...

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA celebrated the second annual Kaleidoscope Ball "Designing the Sweet Side of L.A." at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 10. Hosted by Maria Menounos, the star-studded event honored Emmy award-nominated Julianne Hough and Emmy award-winning Derek Hough with the Kaleidoscope Award given to members of the entertainment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mattel, Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Barbie sales sink, snacks lift Pepsi's profit and the most expensive U.S. home sale ever in today's business headlines

Barbie sales fell 14 percent in the first quarter, dragging toy maker Mattel Inc. to a quarterly loss.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Mattel, Beverages, PepsiCo

Seeking Alpha

Mattel's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Good day, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Mattel's First Quarter 2014 Earnings Conference Call.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Marketing

The Motley Fool

Why Mattel's Earnings Are Better Than They Appear

Sales in North America fell 2%, with global sales slumping 7%, and the company posted a small loss on lower gross margins and higher spending.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie

AmericanBankingNews.com

Mattel (MAT) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results

Mattel announced its earnings results on Thursday. The company reported earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts' consensus estimate of $0.09 by $0.12, StockRatingsNetwork reports.

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The Disney Blog

Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. coming to New York City, Join The Marvel Universe

Marvel has announced, in association with Victory Hills Exhibitions, Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., a new immersive experience that will be located in Discovery Times Square in New York.

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Related Topix: Join The Company, Marvel Enterpries, Marvel Entertainment

The Miami Herald

Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q

In this Thursday, April 26, 2007 file photo, the Mattel company headquarters is seen in El Segundo, Calif.

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toy, Barbie, El Segundo, CA

Business Wire

Mattel Reports First Quarter 2014 Financial Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend

Worldwide gross sales by core brands: Barbie A down 14%; Hot Wheels A up 2%; Fisher-Price A down 6% and American Girl A up 5%; Gross margin decreased 330 basis points of net sales; SG&A increased 350 basis points of net sales, including an incremental severance expense of $16 million; Operating income of $6.2 million compared to operating income of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mattel, Toy, Barbie

Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Lucidea announces new Chief Marketing Officer

Lucidea announced the appointment of former EOS International executive, Sal Provenza, as Chief Marketing Officer.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Eos International, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

ABC News

Man to Plead Guilty in Disney Insider Info Case

A man will plead guilty to securities fraud and pay regulators around $801,000 for using insider information to profit from Disney's $4 billion acquisition of Marvel Entertainment in 2009.

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Related Topix: Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Key Rating Drivers: Fitch's ratings are ... )--JAKKS Pacific, Inc. will announce results for its first quarter of 2014 on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 before the stock market opens.

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Related Topix: JAKKS Pacific, Commerce Bancshares, Financial Services, Small Business, Personal Finance

Tue Apr 15, 2014

SciFi Japan

GODZILLA (2014) Licensed Product Guide

Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures. A© 2013 LEGENDARY PICTURES PRODUCTIONS LLC & WARNER BROS ENTERTAINMENT INC.

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Related Topix: Warner Bros Entertainment, Media, Toho Co, JAKKS Pacific

Internet Retailer

The O Alliance sets its consulting sights on B2B as well as retail e-commerce

The O Alliance, which launched earlier this year, says its clients include financial services firm Citigroup Inc., sports programming giant ESPN, toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., pharmaceutical company Pfizer Inc. and such business-to-consumer e-retailers as sports apparel seller Fanatics Inc. and girls' clothing merchant FashionPlaytes Inc. The ... (more)

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Related Topix: Internet, Science / Technology, Mattel, Marketing

Sys-Con Media

Harley-Davidson, Marvel Join Forces in National Search for Real-Life...

Since the early days of Captain America, he has been associated with Harley-Davidson, and the latest chapter of the film saga is no different as the Super Hero now revs up a brand new To unite fans of both brands, Harley-Davidson is seeking candidates to join Captain America as "Agent 1" and star in a brand-new digital franchise, which will ... (more)

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Harley Davidson, Automakers, Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Enterpries, Marketing

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Theflyonthewall.com

Antero Resources reports Q1 estimated organic production increased 105% YoY

Antero Resources reports Q1 estimated organic production increased 105% YoY Antero announced recent operational highlights and an increase in its firm transportation position.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Franklin Resources, Investment Services, Hasbro, PPL Corp, Energy

Sys-Con Media

MEGA Brands announces two independent proxy advisory firms recommend...

ISS summarized its recommendation FOR the Arrangement as follows: "The Arrangement is the result of arm's length negotiations between MEGA Brands and the Purchaser.

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Sys-Con Media

InvestorsObserver releases comments on Apple, Johnson & Johnson,...

To see what our analysts have discovered about these stocks read the InvestorsObserver's Stocks To Watch guide at http://www.investorsobserver.com/stw/41020142 .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Apple, Startups, Mattel

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