Mattel

The iconic board game Monopoly is from toymaker Hasbro.

Hollywood's next 'it' celebs – toys

Nov 13, 2014
Hasbro is reportedly interested in buying Dreamworks Animation.
Posted In: Hasbro, dreamworks, Mattel

Kai Ryssdal vs. the American Girl Store

Jul 24, 2014
We went behind the scenes with Jean McKenzie, executive vice president for American Girl.
Posted In: American Girl, dolls, toys, Mattel

Sports Illustrated swimsuit model Barbie?

Feb 12, 2014
What could be more fitting for Sports Illustrated's annual swimsuit issue than Barbie, in her first swimsuit from 1959?
Posted In: Barbie, Sports Illustrated, swimsuit issue, Mattel, women

Mattel says 'Toy Feliz' this holiday season

Nov 1, 2013
Could Mattel's new Spanish-language toy campaign spur big sales this holiday season?
Posted In: Mattel, Barbie, Hot Wheels, latino

In a tough year for toys, Mattel has played a good game

Oct 16, 2013
Toy analysts say Mattel's core brands and its progress in high-tech toys have helped it do better than some other toymakers.
Posted In: Mattel, toys, Barbie

Who needs consumer demand to make money?

Apr 17, 2013
David Kelly, chief global strategist with JP Morgan Funds, explains what's got corporate profits up in a weak economy.
Posted In: Mattel, Bank of America, Earnings

Barbie v. Bratz: The never-ending court battle

Jan 25, 2013
Mattel first sued MGA over its Bratz dolls nine years ago, contending their designer worked for Mattel when he came up with the idea. The legal battle goes on, long after Bratz faded.
Posted In: Bratz, Barbie, Mattel