Mattel

Mattel Announces 2019 Hot Wheels Mario Kart-Themed Toy Line

By onJuly 21, 2018 in Toy News<p>Announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, Mario Kart-themed Hot Wheels will race into stores next year.<p>Announced at this …

Hot Wheels

CU Boulder researcher is campaigning to make Barbie better

Casey Fiesler's been both a critic and a champion of various career Barbie iterations.<p>In 2014, Fiesler went viral when she joined the widespread …

Boulder

What to Expect When Mattel Reports Earnings

The iconic toymaker was already struggling when Toys R Us folded. Here's what to look for when the company reports.<p>It's been a difficult few years …

Walt Disney Company

Original ‘She-Ra’ Series Creator J.M. Straczynski Defends New Netflix Designs From Toxic Fandom

I jokingly titled my last article about Netflix’s ‘She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’, “Netflix Unveils The First Images Of ‘She-Ra’– Will You Hate …

Mattel

SDCC ‘18: WWE Debuts New Elite Collection Figures at Mattel’s WWE panel

By Angel Carreras<p>WWE and Mattel debuted their newest action figures at a July 19 panel at San Diego Comic Con.<p>WWE superstars Zack Ryder, Curt …

Ronda Rousey

Futures and options for the week of July 23

FUTURES & OPTIONS<p>Monday<p>Existing-home sales report<p>Alphabet, Halliburton, Whirlpool report earnings<p>Tuesday<p>3M, AT&T, CoStar Group, Eli Lilly, Harley-Davidson, JetBlue Airways, Kimberly-Clark, Lockheed Martin, Navient, SLM, T-Mobile, Texas Instruments report earnings<p>Wednesday<p>New-home sales …

Business

Mattel in focus ahead of earnings

Analysts are weighing in on Mattel (NASDAQ:MAT) ahead of the toy company's Q2 earnings report on July 25.<p>"Mattel has a hard 2Q17 comparison due to …

Business

The 'Mattel Gun' – History of the Venerable M-16 Rifle

The M-16 rifle, first officially adopted into the American military's inventory in 1964 and chambered for 5.56x45mm NATO ammunition, has served as …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Dozens of Aquaman Toys Create Epic Undersea Battle at Comic-Con 2018

Comic-Con is underway, and Mattel is showing off some upcoming DC figures that'll be hitting stores in late 2018. Unsurprisingly, the company will be …

Harry Potter

Could Funko Become the Next Hasbro or Mattel?

Pop culture collectibles company <b>Funko</b> (NASDAQ: FNKO) went public at $12 per share last November, which was well below its intended range of $14 to $16. The stock then plunged over 40% to $7 on the first day, marking the worst public debut of an IPO in 17 years.<p>Funko generated decent sales growth, …

Investing

Toy maker earnings: Will Toys ‘R’ Us liquidation continue to squeeze Hasbro and Mattel?

Toy giants Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc. are facing a number of headwinds when they report second-quarter earnings, scheduled for July 23 and July 25 …

Business

3 Reasons to Believe in Mattel’s Turnaround

The company's biggest brands are growing, which is a good sign for the struggling toymaker.<p><b>Mattel</b> (NASDAQ:MAT) is the maker of top names in toys, …

Investing

Mattel's Newest Interactive Toy Is 100% Going to Be the Hottest of the Holiday Season

If you grew up playing with (and relentlessly collecting) Furbys and trolls, you're going to be completely on board with the newest interactive toy from Mattel, which is shaping up to be one of the hottest new toys of the year. Adorable and colorful Lil' Gleemerz, with their fluffy light-up tails …

Mattel

By the Fanny Pack of Grayskull, Mattel Offers SDCC-Exclusive Masters of the Universe Belt of Power

Lost in the flood of <i>Star Wars</i> and <i>Pokemon</i> releases coming to Comic Con International in San Diego next week from Mattel is fans' best opportunity to …

Comics

Drag race star Trixie Mattel slammed for ‘racist’ joke

Drag race superstar, Trixie Mattel, has been criticised after a ‘racist’ joke she told at a comedy roast resurfaced online.<p>The backlash comes from …

LGBTQI

Trixie Mattel Made A “Joke” About Slavery. Drag Queens Wonder If She Went Too Far - them.

Drag queens have always been known for bawdy, boundary-pushing humor, including jokes that push cultural buttons; after all, part of the reason we …

LGBTQI

Nostalgia-Tinged, Toy-Inspired Mattel Art from Gallery1988

Awesome illustrations inspired by Masters of the Universe, Magic 8-Ball, Barbie, and more.<p>Last summer, our friends at the pop culture-dedicated …

Mattel

Trixie Mattel delivers a racist joke, and social media notices

Season 7 <i>Drag Race</i> contestant Trixie Mattel is being scrutinized for cracking a racist joke during a roast a few months ago. According to Queerty a …

LGBTQI

Toy story: Amazon to publish holiday catalog

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) plans to publish a printed toy catalog before the holiday season in a bid to fill the void from bankrupt Toys 'R' Us. The …

Business

Barbie Wants To Build You A Robot

Her new Dreamhouse is maybe Caltech? The ageless doll of El Segundo just started a new career in robotics engineering.

Robotics

Mattel launches robotics engineer Barbie

Within the last year, Mattel has released a slew of new dolls in an effort to teach young girls about a variety of careers. The company is continuing …

Barbie

Harry Potter Collectible Barbie Dolls Released By Mattel

The long-awaited collectible dolls are available for pre-order now.<p>Harry Potter dolls are now a thing. Twenty-one years after J.K. Rowling’s iconic …

Harry Potter

Robotics Barbie Joins Corporate Chorus Calling for Diversity

Mattel is joining the corporate push for diversity by introducing 17 role model Barbies https://bloom.bg/2tAixZy #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg)

Barbie

Mattel finally made a "tech Barbie" that isn't terrible!

Ever since 1992's Math class is tough/let's go shopping scandal, Mattel has been trying to figure out how to make a more progressive Barbie, …

Kids

‘Robotics Engineer Barbie’ Aims To Inspire Girls To Pursue STEM Careers

Mattel’s latest offering also wants to teach girls how to code right now.<p>Move over, Ken.<p>On Tuesday Mattel debuted its latest doll, “Robotics Engineer Barbie,” which it says is meant to show girls they can begin pursuing a career in the STEM fields ― science, technology, engineering and math ― right …

Robotics

Mattel Valuation: Taking a Game Too Far

By<p>June 28, 2018 10:37 a.m. ET<p>Mattel (MAT) shares dropped on a downgrade last week from <b>UBS</b>, and on Thursday, <b>D.A. Davidson</b> is even more bearish on the …

Stock Markets

Mattel shares slip after downgrade on sales risk from Toys 'R' Us liquidation

Mattel Inc. MAT, -0.86% was downgraded to underperform from neutral at D.A. Davidson on concerns about sales and earnings in the coming quarters. …

S&P 500 Index

Over-the-top Drag Queen Trixie Mattel Brings Tour to San Antonio to Slay Us All

click to enlarge<p>Created by Milwaukee native Brian Michael Firkus as a means of “laughing through the pain” of a childhood riddled by alcoholism and …

San Antonio

Mattel -3.6% as D.A. Davidson cuts to neutral on lagging fundamentals

Mattel (MAT -3.6%) falls after D.A. Davidson analyst Linda Bolton Weiser downgraded the toy and game maker to underperform from neutral, Bloomberg …

Business

Harry Potter Dolls Have Been Released by Mattel

Accio wallet.<p>It's been 21 years since Harry Potter accio'ed his way into our hearts, yet there are still a slew of magical products that continue to tempt our wallets. Not only are a <i>Harry Potter</i> mobile game and a <i>Fantastic Beasts</i> sequel on the horizon for Wizarding World fanatics, but now Mattel is …

Film Industry