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15 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Why Mattel Shareholders Should Be Concerned

The growing female body image movement will continue to hurt Barbie sales, and Mattel has not taken adequate steps to address this.

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Related Topix: Toys, Mattel, Toy, Barbie, Hasbro, JAKKS Pacific, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Lakeland Times

Enchanted Doll Club to meet Aug. 21

The Enchanted Doll Club of the Northwoods will hold its next meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Olson Memorial Library, Eagle River.

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Related Topix: Eagle River, WI, Toys, Toy, Barbie

PR-inside.com

"Mattel, Inc. - Strategy and SWOT Report" Published

Mattel, Inc. - SWOT Analysis examines the company's key business structure and operations, history and products, and provides summary analysis of its key revenue lines and strategy.

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Related Topix: Toys, Marketing, Toy, Barbie, El Segundo, CA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Seeking Alpha

The U.S. Fashion Doll Market:There Are A Few New Girls On The Block

The fashion doll segment is growing much more slowly than all other dolls, and national buyers foresee a point not too far in the future when fashion doll sales will begin to decline -- at least in the U.S. This is not too surprising, given demographic and cultural factors -- population growth, market saturation, and the kids growing older younger ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toys, Toy, Barbie, Bratz

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Newsday

Opinion: Here comes Entrepreneur Barbie

In this Oct. 11, 2010 photo, a display of dolls, clothes, sets and accessories tied to a "Barbie, A Fashion Fairytale" promotion, are seen in a break area at the Design Center at the corporate headquarters campus of Mattel, Inc., in El Segundo, Calif.

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Related Topix: Toy, Barbie, Toys, El Segundo, CA, Opinion

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Chicago Reader

Toy Masters to dominate Chicago Filmmakers this Saturday

UPDATE: According to Chicago Filmmakers program director Josh Mabe, Lay and Landis are no longer able to attend this screening.

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Related Topix: Arts, Cinema, Toys, Chicago, IL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Hasbro, Inc. Dividend Stock Analysis

Linked here is a detailed quantitative analysis of Hasbro, Inc. . Below are some highlights from the above linked analysis: Company Description: Hasbro, Inc.'s broad portfolio of toys, games and entertainment offerings includes brands such as Transformers, Playskool, Monopoly and My Little Pony.

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Related Topix: Toys, Hasbro, Backflip Studios, JAKKS Pacific

Seeking Alpha

Hold Your Nose And Buy Mattel

By now, it's no secret that toy manufacturer Mattel is struggling. In the digital age in which people are increasingly getting entertainment from their mobile devices, Mattel's toys and games are often viewed as a relic of the past.

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Related Topix: Toys, Hasbro, Toy, Barbie

Mon Aug 11, 2014

USA Today

10 big U.S. companies blew it 3 times

Investors don't take kindly to even one disappointment. But for investors in 10 big stocks, it's been one big disappointment, after another, after another.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Public Service Enterprise Group, Energy, Toys

Fri Aug 08, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Hasbro Is a Solid Buy

Retail sales surged 0.2% for the month of June, indicating higher spending by people in the U.S. However, toy space seems not to be benefiting much from this.

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Related Topix: Toys, Hasbro, Backflip Studios, Games, Board Game

Thu Aug 07, 2014

GuruFocus.com

Looking beyond Mattel's Second Quarter Numbers

Retailers are off to a good quarter as warmer weather hits various parts of the world.

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Related Topix: Toys, Weather, Toy, Barbie, Hasbro

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Newswise

Sarah Michelle Gellar to Host 15th Annual Mattel Party on the Pier...

Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA is celebrating its 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier benefiting Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA at Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier on October 5th.

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Related Topix: Toys, Celebrities, Sarah Michelle Gellar

Bloomberg

Fairfax CEO Watsa Probed by Regulator in Trading Review

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. said Quebec 's securities regulator is investigating Chief Executive Officer Prem Watsa and President Paul Rivett as part of a probe into possible insider trading.

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Related Topix: Fairfax Financial Holdings, Insurance, Toys, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

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

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, Toys, Construction, Horton D R, Retail, Safeway, Grocery, Toy, Barbie

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, Toys, Auto Dealers

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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: Toys

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Autoblog

Hot Wheels reveals life-size Darth Vader car at Comic-Con [w/video]

Let's face it; Darth Vader is a thousand times cooler than Luke Skywalker. The hero might get the girl, but in the case of Star Wars , it's his sister.

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Related Topix: Toys, Mattel, Halo, 343 Industries, Microsoft Game Studios, Video Games, Autos

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

16% of physicians report saving a patient's life in the last year due to news they read in medical literature a... )--Vivione Biosciences is proud to announce that it has received an Association of Analytical Communities certification for its E. coli O157 and Non O157 STEC diagn... Miracor Medical Systems startet europische Markteinfhrung seines ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

New Movie ft. American Girl of the Year Isabelle Palmer Now on Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD

On July 22, American Girl's 2014 Girl of the Year Isabelle Palmer dances her way into the hearts of girls everywhere in a new feature-length movie from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

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Related Topix: Hannah Montana: The Movie, Melora Hardin, Toys

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