Consumer group outraged by Girl Scoutsa new partnership with Barbie
Barbie seems to get around. America's favorite plastic doll with an impossibly tiny waist appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue last year and now she's running around with the Girl Scouts.
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.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to host 'Corporate Battle of the Bands'
They are the suits and shirts who keep the wheels of commerce rolling but in their secret private lives they get together with fellow corporate entities to rock out.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Does 'Girl Scout Barbie' send the wrong message? New doll called 'terrible role model'
Over the decades, Barbie has been outfitted in all manner of costumes, uniforms and professional attire, but the addition of a Girl Scout uniform to the famous doll's wardrobe has been met with outcry by some groups.
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Mattel boosts Thomas & Friends efforts with direct-to-consumer catalogue, website
Toy company Mattel is ramping up its efforts to bring Thomas & Friends products to consumers, rolling out a new direct-to-consumer catalogue and website.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Mattel's "Neutral" Rating Reaffirmed at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by Zacks in a research report issued on Friday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Mattel reports sharp 61% drop in second quarter profit
Weak sales of its impossibly proportioned Barbie doll and other core brands contributed to a 61% plunge in second quarter net income for toy maker Mattel Inc. The El Segundo company said worldwide sales for its classic Barbie dropped 15%, its Fisher-Price Brands fell 17%, and Hot Wheels slid down 2%.
Stock Market Today: July 17, 2014
Stocks to Watch from The Survey - Earnings are keeping investors on their toes again today.
Mattel (MAT) Posts Quarterly Earnings, Misses Expectations By $0.10 EPS
Mattel issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday. The company reported $0.08 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.10, Stock Ratings Network reports.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Mattel PT Raised to $45.00
MKM Partners' price objective would indicate a potential upside of 14.66% from the stock's previous close.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Monster High: Freaky Fusion Coming to DVD, Blue-Ray & Digital HD This September
While attempting to help Frankie Stein learn more about her freaky cool scaritage, the fashionably fierce ghoulfriends travel back in time to the first day ever at Monster High! There, they meet Sparky, who has an obsession for creating life.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Team Ot Wheels: the Origin of Awesome Coming to DVD This September
In the sloooooowest town in the world, four lucky kids are about to discover that life is betterin the fast lane! Meet Gage, Wyatt, Brandon and Rhett.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Ephemeral Joy Of Fem-ertainment
When last we left Mad Blog, we were analyzing the duality of Entrepreneur Barbie .
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Entrepreneur Barbie Busts Through The Plastic Ceiling
This week, Mattel, Inc. introduced "Entrepreneur Barbie." And as I gazed at the branded blonde one in her box, through the cellophane, arrayed in her tight, happening hot-pink dress, miniature statement necklace, and carrying a tiny plastic pink cell phone and tablet, I decided that she pretty much embodies the built-in contradictions in our ... (more)