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Barbie® Celebrates ‘Sheroes' at the Variety Power of Women Luncheon
Apr 24, 2015
Honorees Include Ava DuVernay, Emmy Rossum , Eva Chen , Kristin Chenoweth , Sydney "Mayhem" Keiser and Trisha Yearwood NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today Barbie® is honoring six Sheroes, female heroes who inspire girls by breaking boundaries and expanding possibilities for women everywhere.
Mattel and Quirky Partner to Help Reimagine Play
Apr 16, 2015
Companies to collaborate connecting Quirky's vibrant global inventor community with Mattel's iconic brands and products ranging from toys and games to baby gear and preschool products EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Quirky, the company that makes invention
Mattel Reports First Quarter 2015 Financial Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend
Apr 16, 2015
First Quarter Highlights Worldwide net sales up 5% in constant currency 1 , and reported worldwide net sales down 2%, reflecting the impact from changes in currency exchange rates North American Region 2 gross sales up 9% in constant currency and International Region gross sales up 2% in constant
Mattel Names Christopher Sinclair as Chief Executive Officer
Apr 02, 2015
Richard Dickson Appointed as President and Chief Operating Officer Michael Dolan Appointed as Independent Lead Director EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced Christopher A. Sinclair has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr.
Mattel Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results Conference Call
Apr 02, 2015
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time . Following this, Christopher Sinclair , Mattel's interim CEO, and Kevin Farr , the
Photo of New Tris Barbie® Doll Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress
Mar 06, 2015
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Timed to the upcoming release of The Divergent Series: Insurgent,  the sequel to the 2014 blockbuster Divergent, Barbie® unveils images of the new Tris Barbie® doll available now on TheBarbieCollection.com and Amazon.com .
Tankies Unite! Neil Patrick Harris Shows Kids No Mercy Proving He Is #ThomasObsessed
Mar 02, 2015
Neil Patrick Harris displays lifelong passion for Thomas &Friends™ in new Funny Or Die video EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, the Emmy Award-winning comedy site, Funny Or Die and Thomas &Friends, unveiled "Neil Patrick Harris' Thomas & Friends Obsession," a new video starring
Mattel Collaborates with Google to Reimagine the Iconic View-Master Toy
Feb 13, 2015
View-Master works with Google Cardboard to deliver an affordable, kid-friendly immersive digital experience NEW YORK --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Kicking off the Toy Industry Association's Toy Fair in New York today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) unveiled a collaboration with Google that gives the iconic
American Girl® Partners with Fashion Angels Enterprises® on Arts & Crafts Licensing Deal
Feb 13, 2015
—Fashion-Focused Products to Be Sold Via Mass Retailers This Fall— MIDDLETON, Wis. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Girl, a division of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), today announced a licensing agreement with Fashion Angels, the leading designer of tween girls' lifestyle and activity products, to create a
Mattel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results
Jan 30, 2015
Fourth Quarter Highlights Worldwide net sales down 6% (including an unfavorable impact from changes in currency exchange rates of 3%); North American Region 1 gross sales down 2% and International Region gross sales down 5% (including an unfavorable impact from changes in currency exchange rates of
Fisher-Price(R) Launches 'Poem to Your Child' Video
Jan 29, 2015
TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/15 -- A new year means a new chance to create memories with the little ones in your life. In a new video titled "Poem to Your Child," Fisher- Price ® continues to celebrate and encourage the time to play, because the moments you play together with your child
Mattel Names Christopher Sinclair as Chairman and Interim Chief Executive Officer
Jan 26, 2015
Bryan Stockton Resigns as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Company Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Company Announces Quarterly Dividend EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Christopher A.
Mattel Announces Changes to Executive Leadership Team
Jan 13, 2015
Richard Dickson Appointed President, Chief Brands Officer ; Tim Kilpin Appointed President, Chief Commercial Officer EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced key changes to the company's Executive Leadership Team, effective immediately.
Mattel Announces Upcoming Events
Jan 12, 2015
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its fourth quarter and year-end financial results for the 2014 fiscal year on Friday, January 30, 2015 at approximately 6:00 a.m. Eastern time . Following this, Bryan G.
Kicking Off The Best Possible Start Campaign, Fisher-Price Asks Parents Around The World To Share A Wish For Their Child's Future This New Year
Jan 02, 2015
EAST AURORA, N.Y. , Jan. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Fisher-Price, Inc., one of the world's leading infant and preschool toy manufacturers and a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. , today released a short film entitled Wishes for Baby, marking the official launch of the Best Possible Start marketing campaign.
American Girl's 2015 Girl of the Year™ "Bakes" a Difference and Helps Girls Find Their Own Recipe for Success
Jan 01, 2015
— Partnership with No Kid Hungry ® to Help End Childhood Hunger— MIDDLETON, Wis. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Girl is mixing up fun for millions of girls today with the debut of Grace Thomas™ , the 2015 Girl of the Year ™ ! Grace, an avid baker with an entrepreneurial spirit, is motivated to follow
American Girl Announces "Share the Wonder of the Holidays" Giving Campaign
Nov 24, 2014
—Beloved Brand Pledges Nearly $3 Million in American Girl Dolls to Children's Hospital Association in Unprecedented Holiday Charitable Initiative— MIDDLETON, Wis. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Girl today announced an unprecedented charitable giving program to benefit children in hospitals across the
Ann Lewnes Elected to Mattel Board of Directors
Nov 21, 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Ann Lewnes , 53, has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective February 1, 2015 . Ms. Lewnes currently serves as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Adobe Systems Inc., a
Photo of Fifth Harmony and Their Barbie Doll Collection Available on Business Wire's Website and AP PhotoExpress
Nov 07, 2014
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A pop star partnership designed to inspire! Showing girls around the world that ‘anything is possible' the all-girl group Fifth Harmony and Barbie® launched a collection of Fifth Harmony Barbie dolls today.  Each doll is inspired by each group member's
American Girl® Expands into Mexico
Oct 30, 2014
— Company to Open Three American Girl Shop-in-Shop Boutiques in 2015 with El Palacio de Hierro, Mexico's largest high-end retailer— MIDDLETON, Wis. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- American Girl, a division of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), today announced its expansion into Mexico in partnership with El Palacio de
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