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  1. Mattel's Barbie sales fall 12 pct in holiday quarterRead the original story

    13 min ago | Reuters

    Mattel Inc said worldwide sales of its Barbie dolls fell 12 percent in the all-important holiday quarter, while those of Fisher-Price preschool toys declined 11 percent. Mattel, which also makes Hot Wheels cars and Monster High and American Girl dolls, removed Brian Stockton as chief executive on Monday after another disappointing holiday shopping season.


  2. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story

    40 min ago | Business Wire

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  3. Mattel Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial ResultsRead the original story

    52 min ago | Business Wire

    North American Region 1 gross sales down 2% and International Region gross sales down 5% ; Worldwide gross sales by core brands: Barbie A down 12%; Hot Wheels A up 5%; Fisher-Price A down 11% and American Girl A down 4%; Gross margin decreased 410 basis points of net sales, partially due to the acquisition of MEGA A Brands; Operating income of $237.0 million compared to operating income of $479.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2013; and Earnings per share of $0.44 vs. prior year earnings per share of $1.07.


  4. Robot Writers Help The Associated Press To Improve EarningsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    Now here is a novel method to make sure that robots are able to help us out in our lives, making it better through the use of automation technology in order to write its earnings reports. In fact, The Associated Press claims to have generated 3,000 stories each quarter, which is ten times its previous output.


  5. Chevron Earnings, GDP: What to Watch on Wall Street for Jan. 30Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

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  6. Preview for the Return of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ABC and Marvel Entertainment have released a new preview for the return of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and confirmed that the series will return on March 3 following the conclusion of "Marvel's Agent Carter." "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Daisy "Skye" Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Nick Blood as Lance Hunter and Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse.


  7. Mattel fires CEO after disastrous holiday salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | The Daily Breeze

    ... games, mobile apps and digital devices compete for children's attention. “We don't believe that traditional toys are going away, but digital play has changed traditional play in a way that has raised the bar,” Mattel spokesman Alex ...


  8. Robot-writing increased AP's earnings stories by tenfoldRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Poynter Online

    Since The Associated Press adopted automation technology to write its earnings reports, the news cooperative has generated 3,000 stories per quarter, ten times its previous output, according to a press release from Automated Insights, the company behind the automation. Those stories also contained "far fewer errors" than stories written by actual journalists.


  9. Senior 2D Animator/Illustrator/Designer: MGA EntertainmentRead the original story

    Yesterday | Gamasutra

    Adept at problem solving and able to adapt quickly to changing business needs/timelines to make decisions and meet quality standards. Provide guidance and art direction to design team members across both Flash and Unity development environments on in-game User Interface, virtual storefronts, splash and startup screens.


  10. Fisher-Price(R) Launches 'Poem to Your Child' VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... to slow down and enjoy these moments." : MAT ) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Mattel's portfolio of best-selling brands includes BarbieA , the most popular fashion doll ever produced, ...


  11. Digital Agency Fuel Launches Experimental New PlayGround DivisionRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Digital agency Fuel today announced the creation of a new internal lab focusing on the exploration of new technologies, from projection mapping and 3D printing, to augmented reality installations and robotics. The division will generate new potential services and technologies for integration into client projects, and develop new products and revenue streams for Fuel Entertainment , the company's original I.P. group.


  12. Analyst takes note of Fisher-Price woes in Mattel shakeupRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Those struggles are widely viewed as the reason for the announcement Jan. 26 that Mattel's chairman and CEO, Bryan Stockton resigned. Stockton had held those roles since 2000.


  13. And So We Meet, Again: Why The Workday Is So Filled With MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KWBU-TV Waco

    The ouster of Bryan Stockton from his CEO perch at Mattel this week came as the toy maker's best-known brands like Barbie stagnate and it loses business to Web-based games. Stockton himself said last year that Mattel lacked an innovative culture and blamed it in part on something specific: bad meetings.


  14. Outlook Remains Gloomy For Mattel... For NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seeking Alpha

    It has been some time since we heard anything good from Mattel . The company's iconic brands are in decline, a major franchise has been taken away, and the company is facing stiff competition from Hasbro , who has been eating into its Barbie business.


  15. Mattel Is A Hold For Long TermRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Mattel Inc . is given the buy rating by Citigroup Inc. on the stock, And the price target that is set for Mattel is $35.00.


  16. Don't worry, Barbie's not deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The New Zealand Herald

    Mattel chief executive Bryan Stockton resigned this week after a five-quarter sales slump and three years of flagging sales of the company's best-known brand, Barbie. It is, however, definitely not the end of the Barbie phenomenon, or, at any rate, of what Barbie stands for: An unattainable ideal of princess-like femininity that is all about looks, not brains.


  17. Mattel (MAT) Set to Announce Earnings on FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    Mattel is scheduled to post its Q414 quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 30th. Analysts expect Mattel to post earnings of $0.93 per share and revenue of $2.16 billion for the quarter.


  18. How Spin Master got its mojo backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Globe and Mail

    Spin Master's founders-Ben Varadi , Anton Rabie and Ronnen Harary-scope out a flying formation of Spin toys. The trio are hunted by a Zoomer Dino Spin Master's founders-Ben Varadi , Anton Rabie and Ronnen Harary-scope out a flying formation of Spin toys.


  19. Can Superhero Barbie revive Mattel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Reuters

    ... I think we'll be able to continue the legacy of a successful brand." Barbie has been losing out to electronic toys and Disney characters, particularly those from the top-selling movie franchise Frozen. Robert Haigh is from Brand Finance. SOUNDBITE: ...


  20. LeapFrog Needs To InnovateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seeking Alpha

    The execs at LeapFrog will be putting in many extra hours in the boardroom as they are facing many issues of uncertainty. LeapTV and LeapPad, heralded as the savior of sales has missed the mark by a much wider margin than anyone could have ever expected.