ARTICLES RELATING TO MATTEL

WATCH | Makers of Barbie launch 'gender-neutral' dolls

2019-09-25 20:32

Mattel has unveiled a line of "gender-inclusive" dolls in a bid to respond to youth seeking toys not "dictated by gender norms", a company vice president says.

WATCH: KFC, Nike, other top US brands sweat over next step in trade war

2018-08-20 17:13

America's China factories are feeling the strains as firms scramble for shelter from the ongoing trade war.

Top 10 most expensive Hot Wheels: Expert reveals models worth thousands

2018-05-25 14:00

Collecting model cars is a huge industry with some items worth millions. We take a look at the top 10 most expensive Hot Wheels models.

Mattel scraps plan for digital assistant for kids

2017-10-06 08:41

Mattel will be cancelling its plan to deliver an artificial intelligence-infused digital speaker for children, following complaints from privacy groups and lawmakers.

Barbie gets new bod

2016-01-28 21:59

Few bodies have been more criticized, idolized, argued about and dissected and now, some changes for Barbie.

Toy maker Mattel pulls Barbie computer book off Amazon

2014-11-20 08:55

Mattel has raced to pull an offensive Barbie book off Amazon after a social media storm over the content that appears to dismiss young women.

Tween Dora still wholesome

2009-04-03 16:44

The guardians of the popular doll brand assure parents there's nothing to worry about.

 

On the up: Why Hot Wheels toy cars also has appreciation value

2018-05-26 07:00

Just like real life cars, their smaller Hot Wheels counterparts also have appreciation value. Some could possibly on par with actual road cars.

Hot Wheels turns 50: Getting better with age

2018-05-18 14:07

There’s something enchanting about a toddler playing with a toy car that his father owned decades ago, especially when it’s a toy car that even his grandfather played with. This is just one of several reasons Hot Wheels is so special.

Mattel gadget listens to babies, setting off privacy alarms

2017-10-02 10:23

Mattel has announced plans to sell a nursery gadget that will listen to infants and watch over them, record their sleep patterns, and even play a lullaby should they awaken.

High-tech Barbie stokes privacy fears

2015-12-01 09:15

The new Wi-Fi connected Barbie doll, which connects to cloud servers, has some privacy activists up in arms

Barbie losing her charm as sales dive

2014-10-16 21:30

Mattel's got girl problems and her name is Barbie. Sales of the iconic doll continue to slide as the crucial holiday season fast approaches.

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