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  • Hasbro to meet with girl, 13, on gender-neutral Easy-Bake ovens

    The 13-year-old New Jersey girl who started a petition for boy-friendly Easy-Bake ovens will meet Monday with Hasbro, the company that makes the kitchen toy. In a statement, Hasbro said it invited McKenna Pope and her family to make their case at its...
  • Sriracha potato chips? Lay's offers three flavors for fan vote

    Three new Lay's potato chip flavors will hit grocery stores next week. Only one will prevail and be added as a new chip flavor to Lay's product line. Frito-Lay launched a promotional campaign titled "Do Us a Flavor," in which consumers nominated...
  • Hasbro expands Marvel, 'Star Wars' deals as superhero toy sales slow

    Hasbro Inc., the country’s largest toymaker behind Southern California’s Mattel Inc., suffered a 16% slump in second-quarter profit as its boys category struggled to recoup last summer’s strength. During the period, which ended June...
  • Moms stomp on Skechers over Daddy'$ Money sneakers line for teens

    Moms stomp on Skechers over Daddy'$ Money sneakers line for teens
    Skechers, the Manhattan Beach footwear maker, has a new line of shoes targeted at teen girls, retailing at stores such as DSW and Dillard’s. Sounds normal, until this: The collection is called “Daddy’$ Money.” The sneakers have...
  • Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage

    Mulitple Murders, For A Song, At Hartford Stage
    How do you make a serial killer likable? One way is by having him sing, which is what the leading character does in the premiere of the “drop dead” musical comedy, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which begins...
  • Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys

    Eighth-grader petitions Hasbro to market Easy-Bake Ovens to boys
    What to get a little boy for Christmas that isn’t the usual toy car set, video game or sports item? One fresh-faced activist suggests an Easy-Bake Oven. McKenna, 13, is petitioning toy maker Hasbro to stop marketing the kitchen set only to young...
  • Monopoly tokens: Out with the iron, in with the cat, Hasbro says

    The cat’s in the Monopoly bag, with a new feline token chosen to replace the tiny iron statuette voted out of the popular property-inspired board game this week. Fans of the wheelbarrow and shoe tokens can now breathe easy -- the pieces will...
  • Will Kevin Clash resignation hurt Elmo toy sales?

    Days before Black Friday is a less than ideal time for Elmo, the inspiration for some of the most popular toys ever created, to have his name associated with allegations of sexual misconduct. Depending on who’s being asked, the resignation of Elmo...
  • Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting

    Retail sales rise 5.8%, but cold weather and payroll taxes sting
    Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty. Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
  • Target's holiday plan: Win moms with QR codes, exclusive toys

    Retailers are fighting hard this Christmas to beat the competition, and Target is the latest to unveil its plan to win over the holiday hordes: Go digital. Come Oct. 14, the chain will begin prominently showcasing its Top 20 toys in its brick-and...
  • Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven

    Girl, 13, gets Hasbro to make gender-neutral Easy-Bake oven
    McKenna Pope, the 13-year-old girl who petitioned toy maker Hasbro for an Easy-Bake oven suitable for both girls and boys, will get what she’s been asking for. After meeting with the New Jersey girl at its Rhode Island headquarters Monday,...