Mattel

Toymakers rethink traditional playbook

and in New York<p>An hour after the news broke that Hasbro had made a takeover approach to Mattel that would unite the world’s two largest toymakers, …

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Mattel CEO is Looking For a Much Needed "Big Win" this Holiday Season

This is a high stakes time for Mattel’s new chief executive Margo Georgiadis.<p>The veteran Google executive, who took the CEO job in January, says she …

Leadership

Mattel, Inc. 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Mattel, Inc. in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.<p>121<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Why a Mattel-Hasbro Tie Up Makes Sense

Last week, reports emerged that leading U.S. toymaker <b>Hasbro</b> (NASDAQ: HAS) has offered to purchase its close rival <b>Mattel</b> (NASDAQ: MAT). While Mattel plays hard to get, the cast analyzes the underlying rationale and potential benefits of a merger between these two toy titans, which between them boast …

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Videos: JUSTICE LEAGUE - Unknown Easter Eggs, Cameos & Post Credits Scenes

This is a new video from Mr. Sunday Movies that covers all of the Easter eggs, cameos, and the post-credits scenes in <i>Justice League</i>. The big DC comic …

Justice League

Hasbro-Mattel Merger: Key Stumbling Blocks

Mattel has rejected the initial takeover proposal by Hasbro on price and antitrust concerns.<p>I laid out the arguments against antitrust as a stumbling …

Business

Barbie’s hijab doesn’t ‘empower,’ it oppresses

Meet Mattel’s latest doll: Dressed conservatively, covered head to toe with only her hands and face visible. The fabric she wears is extra-thick, so …

Opinion

Report: Mattel rejects Hasbro's initial offer

Mattel has reportedly turned aside an overture from rival Hasbro for a takeover, according to a news report.<p>By rejecting Hasbro's initial offer, Mattel has thrown a potential combination that would put Barbie and Hot Wheels under the same corporate roof as G.I. Joe and Nerf guns into turmoil. …

News (U.S.)

Mattel: Some Takeover Considerations

Rumors of a Hasbro takeover have once again come to nothing.<p>While a deal makes sense, Hasbro will be in no rush to pay too much, or risk getting …

Business

Mattel snubs buyout offer from rival Hasbro

Mattel has rebuffed Hasbro’s latest takeover approach, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, casting uncertainty over the potential …

Business

Hasbro Wants to Transform Mattel

Can the two toymakers do better together than apart?<p>Toymaker <b>Mattel</b> (NASDAQ:MAT) has been struggling for some time due to rising competition, …

Markets

Reuters: Mattel nixes Hasbro's latest takeover approach

Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) has rebuffed Hasbro’s (NASDAQ:HAS) latest takeover approach, casting uncertainty over a potential merger of the world’s two …

Business

The Head of Lego Just Made $2.7 Billion in One Day

Kjeld Kristiansen, the chairman of Kirkbi, which owns Lego, saw his fortune skyrocket due to rumors of a Habro-Mattel merger.<p>Sometimes the biggest …

Lego

Check out Mattel's new badass, hijab-wearing Barbie.

Rio Olympics

Barbie meets My Little Pony: Why Hasbro might buy Mattel

Will Barbie soon have her own My Little Pony? Could there be Hot Wheels versions of Tonka trucks?<p>It may happen if the rumors of a mega toy merger between Mattel and Hasbro come true.<p>Mattel (MAT) shares surged more than 20% on Monday after The Wall Street Journal suggested late Friday that Hasbro …

Kids

Why Shares of Mattel Jumped Today

Day two of takeover speculation has the toy maker's stock moving higher.<p>What happened<p>Shares of toy maker <b>Mattel</b> (NASDAQ:MAT) jumped on Tuesday, a …

Stocks

Mattel Unveils Its First Ever Hijab Wearing Barbie

In honor of American fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad who wore the traditional Islamic headscarf during the 2016 summer Olympics, Mattel unveiled a Barbie in …

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Mattel shares surge on renewed Hasbro takeover talk

New York — Mattel shares gained as much as 23% on a report that Hasbro had discussed an acquisition, a deal that would unite the two largest US toy …

Business (South Africa)

For Hasbro and Mattel, the timing may be right

Even the longest courting match eventually finds its time, and for Barbie and Transformers, it may be now.<p>My Little Pony-owner Hasbro has launched a …

Antitrust Laws

Hasbro x Mattel Toys That Need to Happen Immediately

If Hasbro buys Mattel, these are the brand mashups that everybody wants to see.<p>By<p>Nov 13 2017, 4:48 PM<p>Updated Nov 14 2017, 11:22 AM<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>Over …

Cool Stuff

Hasbro has offered to acquire Mattel

Hasbro (Nasdaq: HAS) has offered to acquire rival toy-maker Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT), as first reported by the WSJ. Mattel closed Friday trading with a …

Business

Why Does Hasbro Want to Buy Mattel?

Hasbro’s takeover offer for rival Mattel, if accepted, would combine the country’s two largest toy manufacturers into a powerhouse company. But …

Energy

What Happened in the Stock Market Today

Stock indexes made small gains, while General Electric plunged after cutting its dividend, and Hasbro and Mattel rose on a report of merger …

Stocks

The Hot Stock: Mattel Jumps 21%…and Doesn’t Need Black Monday to Do It!

<b>Mattel</b> (MAT) soared to the top of the <b>S&P 500</b> today on reports that <b>Hasbro</b> (HAS) had approached it about a possible merger.<p>Mattel gained 20.66% to …

S&P 500

Mattel's shares on fire after Hasbro takeover speculation

Mattel shares (MAT) jumped nearly 20% on Monday, following multiple reports of a possible takeover by toy rival Hasbro (HAS).<p>The potential merger could be a deal made in doll—and toy—heaven, combining two of the biggest dolls brands, Barbie and Disney Princesses, creating the largest U.S. toy giant …

Business

Analysts dive in on Hasbro-Mattel potential

BMO Capital says a takeover by Hasbro (NASDAQ:HAS) of Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) would make a "great deal" of sense and be "highly accretive" for the …

Business

Hasbro reportedly has sights set on Barbie-maker Mattel

GI Joe is making the moves on Barbie — and the show has Wall Street wagging its tongue.<p>Shares of Barbie’s owner, Mattel, surged 21 percent Monday to …

Lego

Hasbro offers to buy Mattel as tech pressures the toy world

Toys 'R' Us may not be the only major casualty of technology's influence on the toy industry. <i>Wall Street Journal</i> sources claim that Hasbro recently made an offer to buy Mattel. It's not clear what terms Hasbro offered or how receptive Mattel was, but it would put two of the best-known kids' brands …

Technology

Hasbro Said to Make Bid for Toy Rival Mattel

Hasbro has made a bid to acquire its chief rival Mattel, according to people briefed on the discussions, a move that would further consolidate the world’s toy industry.<p>Hasbro made the takeover approach in recent months, these people said, as Mattel has struggled to revive some of its faded brands. …

Business

Hasbro Made an Offer to Buy Mattel

Hasbro has recently moved to acquire Mattel, raising the possibility that the two toy industry titans may merge. Hasbro’s stock has been on the …

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