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MGA boss confident in hitting “high, double digit growth” in 2020 following UK industry award win

MGA Entertainment boss, Isaac Larian, has expressed his confidence in achieving “high, double digit growth again” in 2020, following the company’s Toy of the Year Award win for the third year running. The home of LOL Surprise triumphed once again at this year’s UK Toy Industry Awards, where it took …

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MGA Entertainment welcomes Sandrine de Raspide back to head up licensing

MGA Entertainment has appointed a new general manager of international sales and licensing, welcoming its former executive Sandrine de Raspide back into the fold. This is the latest move from MGA as it looks to bolster its international presence. De Raspide previously worked for MGA from 2002 to 2007 as …

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MGA Entertainment introduces Pop Pop Hair Surprise collectables

For anyone who may have already spotted the above picture of MGA Entertainment’s Isaac Larian doing the rounds across social media this week, this is not simply another attempt of the global toymaker’s CEO to break the internet. The image does in fact mark the launch of MGA’s latest collectable …

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Mattel rejects merger bid from MGA Entertainment

Mattel has rejected another merger offer from MGA Entertainment’s CEO Isaac Larian, the boss of the Bratz Dolls maker revealed earlier this week. Now widely reported across business media, MGA Entertainment made the proposal in a letter to Mattel’s CEO Ynon Kriez, but was rebuffed in a response that stated …

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“25 per cent tariffs on toys will devastate our industry,” comes cry as trade war rages on

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has revealed that it has been ordered to “begin the process of raising tariffs on essentially all remaining imports from China, valued at approximately $300 billion.” The details emerges just days after US president Donald Trump more than doubled tariffs on $200 …

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“Blaming Toys R Us is lame,” says MGA’s Isaac Larian as company posts 178 per cent YoY growth in third quarter

His outburst comes as the company celebrates another successful quarter, having posted year on year growth of 178 per cent for the third quarter of 2018 driven by the success of not only LOL Surprise but also Poopsies, Little Tikes, Num Noms and more.

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