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  • El fabricante de juguetes Mattel registró un descenso en sus ventas

    El fabricante de juguetes Mattel registró un descenso en sus ventas
    MIAMI - El fabricante de juguetes Mattel registró un descenso en sus ventas por cuarto trimestre consecutivo ya que la demanda de sus marcas estrella Barbie y Fisher-Price siguió cayendo y aumentando la presión para que la firma busque nuevos horizontes....
  • Barbie sales dive 21%, pulling down Mattel's profit

    Barbie sales dive 21%, pulling down Mattel's profit
    Barbie is weighing down Mattel Inc. Weak sales of the iconic doll dragged down earnings in a bruising third quarter, in which the El Segundo company reported a 22% profit decline. Mattel said Thursday it earned $331.8 million, 97 cents a share,...
  • Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies

      Ernie Buchanan, coach for disabled kids, dies
    Six years ago, Ernie Buchanan began volunteering as an instructor for children with special needs at BraveHearts, a nonprofit therapeutic horseback riding and educational center in Harvard. There he helped students, some with autism, become more attentive...
  • Women in Animation Seeks Members From Toons, VFX, Games

    In spring 2013, Kristy Scanlan and Margaret Dean, above, were approached with a very daunting task: taking leadership of a 20-year-old organization that seeks to empower the women that they had been working alongside and admiring for years. "Women in...
  • Sarah Michelle Gellar, 'Girl Meets World' Stars Support Mattel's Party on the Pier

    Amusement park rides, cotton candy and games galore provided the backdrop for Sunday's 15th annual Mattel Party on the Pier benefiting Mattel Children's Hospital UCLA. The Milken Family Foundation, Goldhirsh-Yellin Foundation, the Los Angeles Dodgers...
  • Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week

    Stella McCartney goes airy for summer, Lagerfeld Barbie a hit at Paris Fashion Week
    Oblong cut-outs, oversized buckles and a utilitarian aesthetic were the defining features of Stella McCartney's 2015 summer collection in Paris on Monday. The British designer's pledge to offer clothes with "effortless movement and a fluid silhouette,"...
  • Hasbro wins Disney's 'Frozen' doll license starting in 2016

    Hasbro Inc. won the doll licenses to Disney's hit Frozen brand starting in 2016, a coup for the toy maker as it expands its offerings for girls. The Pawtucket, R.I., company also scored the licenses for the Disney Princess properties, including...
  • Disney Princess, 'Frozen' Dolls Join Transformers, G.I. Joe in Hasbro Toy Chest

    Hasbro, which already makes a popular line of action figures targeted at boys with "Transformers" and "G.I. Joe," will now add Disney's Princess and "Frozen" doll line to its product lineup through a new deal with the Mouse House. Beginning in 2016,...
  • 'Godzilla' Beats 'Fault in Our Stars' in DVD Sales

    The flood of high-profile new releases continues, with new Blu-ray Discs and DVDs accounting for seven of the top 10 sellers on Nielsen VideoScan's weekly overall disc sales chart for the week ending Sept. 21. At the top: Warner's "Godzilla" remake-of-a-...
  • Mattel reports sharp 61% drop in second quarter profit

    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-...
  • Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality

    Barbie is LinkedIn to social media, not necessarily to reality
    Barbie has a LinkedIn page. Now can we get her some hips? She has 4,932 followers (as of Friday morning) and more than 150 careers under her teeny-tiny patent leather belt, all showcased on her 20-page resume. Her latest job is fake consultant to a fake...