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Mattel Expands Partnership With Tynker, Setting Goal To Introduce 10 Million Kids To Coding By 2020
Feb 17, 2018
EL SEGUNDO and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Feb. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --   Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the leading global learning, development and play company, announced today a commitment to introduce 10 million kids to coding by 2020 through an expanded partnership with Tynker, the award-winning
Mattel Appoints Ynon Kreiz as Chairman
Feb 08, 2018
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Feb. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ynon Kreiz , a director of Mattel since June 2017 , as Non-Executive Chairman of the Mattel Board of Directors, effective at the 2018 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. Mr.
Mattel Reports Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results(1)
Feb 01, 2018
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Feb. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Strongest brand growth in Q4 from Barbie ® (up 9% in Q4 as reported and up 6% in constant currency), and the launch of Disney's Cars 3. Barbie delivered third year in a row of mid- to high-single digit POS growth globally.
Mattel and NetEase Launch New Joint Venture
Jan 30, 2018
Companies form joint venture to develop and publish mobile games and education apps inspired by Mattel's iconic portfolio of brands
Mattel Announces Full Year And Fourth Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
Jan 17, 2018
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its full year and fourth quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, February 1, 2018 , at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time . Following this, Company executives will host a
Mattel, Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes due 2025
Dec 15, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Dec. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (" Mattel " or the "Company") announced today that it has priced the previously announced offering of $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 6.75% Senior Notes due 2025.
Mattel, Inc. Announces Private Offering of Senior Notes due 2025
Dec 09, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (" Mattel " or the "Company") announced today that it intends to offer $1,000,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2025, subject to market conditions and other factors.
Mattel Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Oct 26, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Third Quarter Highlights 1 Worldwide net sales down 13% as reported, and down 14% in constant currency; worldwide gross sales down 13% as reported, and down 15% in constant currency. Sales performance negatively impacted by Toys "R" Us filing for
Mattel Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
Oct 05, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, October 26, 2017 , at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time . Following this, Mattel will host a conference call and webcast at
Mattel Appoints Joe Euteneuer as Chief Financial Officer
Oct 03, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , Oct. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --   Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. ("Joe") Euteneuer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 25, 2017 . Euteneuer replaces Kevin Farr , who left the company on September 29, 2017 .
Mattel Strengthens Leadership Team To Help Drive Transformation Strategy
Oct 03, 2017

COMPANY NAMES NEW CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, NEW CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER AND NEW CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Hot Wheels® Unveils "Challenge Accepted" Brand Campaign
Sep 11, 2017

New Marketing Efforts Embrace Growth Mindset to Communicate Fundamental Benefits of Hot Wheels Play Directly to Parents

Hot Wheels Gets Hacked By Microsoft To Teach Students STEM
Sep 07, 2017

Free STEM Saturday Workshops this September at Your Local Microsoft Store

Say Aloha To American Girl's Newest Historical Character, Nanea Mitchell
Aug 21, 2017

--1940s Pearl Harbor-Era Character Does Her Part to Help During Wartime--

American Girl, Trusted Partner Of Parents Everywhere, Branches Out With New Body Book For Boys
Aug 09, 2017

-- Guy Stuff, Boy Counterpart to American Girl's Phenomenally Successful Girl Resource Book The Care and Keeping of You, Available in Stores Now --

Mattel Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
Jul 27, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , July 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Second Quarter Highlights 1 Worldwide net sales up 2% as reported, and up 3% in constant currency; worldwide gross sales up 1% as reported, and up 2% in constant currency. Strong International performance with net sales up 8%, and gross sales up 6%
Mattel And Babytree To Launch Child-focused Learning Centers In China
Jul 26, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Babytree, the world's largest parenting portal, today launched the second phase of their strategic partnership, focused on co-developing a network of physical learning centers across China , that will extend their
American Girl Debuts Custom Doll And Apparel-Making Experience With Never-Before-Released Options And Over One Million Design Combinations
Jul 24, 2017

--Innovative Online Tool Offers Girls an Unparalleled Level of Diversity and Choice for Their Truly Me™ Dolls--

Mattel And WWE® Launch Girls Product Line
Jul 20, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , and STAMFORD, Conn. , July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mattel and WWE are launching a girls' product line that features the first-ever fashion dolls of Nikki and Brie Bella , Sasha Banks , Natalya, Charlotte Flair , Becky Lynch , Alicia Fox and Eva Marie, to leverage the
Mattel Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call
Jul 06, 2017
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. , July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --  Mattel, Inc.  (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time. Following this, Margo Georgiadis, Chief Executive Officer; Richard
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