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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Monopoly: Which piece will get the boot? (Probably not the boot)

     
    Have a soft spot for one of the eight classic playing pieces from Monopoly? Then it's time to act, because ......
  • ‘Man of Steel’ first look: Russell Crowe gets Jor-El action figure

     
    Russell Crowe will be sporting some heavy-duty armor in Zack Snyder's highly anticipated “Man of Steel” — that is, if a ......
  • How Marvel is Turning to Short Films to Sell More DVDs, Blu-rays

    Marvel Studios has figured out a clever way to tell more stories featuring its heroes, while also giving consumers more of a reason to buy its films when they're released on homevideo. The company has produced a series of short films under the "Marvel...
  • Lucasfilm Denies Rumors of J.J. Abrams Considering 'Star Wars' Exit

    Along with the news and announcements from Comic-Con come the rumors, and one intergalactic rumor has sent "Star Wars" fans into a flurry. Lucasfilm recently denied allegations that J.J. Abrams is wavering about directing "Star Wars: Episode VII."...