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Thomas & Friends celebrates International Friendship Day with interactive and digital mosaic image

Thomas & Friends unveiled a new digital artwork by renowned artist Nathan Wyburn to celebrate this year’s International Friendship Day on July 30th. The interactive mosaic image is made up of 400 pictures made by children from around the UK of themselves with their friends which they drew on their …

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Chicago Toy & Game Group reveals its Young Inventor Challenge winners

The Chicago Toy and Game Group has revealed the winners of the CHITAG Young Inventor Challenge: Spring Edition, announced in association with its sponsors this year, Mattel, Magformers, Scholastic, and the American Specialty Retailer Association. Launched in May in response to Covid-19, this special edition of CHITAG’s annual autumn Young …

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Mattel is encouraging girls to pursue leadership roles with new Barbie 2020 Campaign Team range

Mattel is pursuing its goal of exposing girls to future-shaping role models, this time with the announcement of its Barbie 2020 Campaign Team range, a new career set that focuses on characters in public leadership roles. The new career set includes four diverse dolls with roles that make a winning …

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Barbie and Uno sales help Mattel to better than expected second quarter earnings

Barbie and Uno has seen both kids, families, and Mattel through the coronavirus pandemic as the global toymaker beats it quartlery sales expectations, buoyed by a surge on families keeping their kids entertained through lockdown. Mattel said it was expecting its sales to improve in the coming months, compared with …

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Mattel appoints new audit committee member to its board of directors

Mattel has appointed Diana S Ferguson, chief financial officer of Cleveland Avenue to the company’s board of directors, where she will serve on the audit committee of the board and assume the role of chair of the audit committee from September this year. “Diana is a highly experienced executive who …

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Mattel and Spin Master bring new short content to HappyKids.tv

Mattel, Spin Master, and 9 Story Distribution International are the latest big name brands in children’s entertainment to join the roster of content on Future Today’s popular HappyKids.tv app. The deal will bring new short content featuring Barbie, Thomas and Friends, Hot Wheels, Bakugan: Battle Brawlers, and more to the …

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Uno launches major social media campaign across TikTok and Instagram

Are you a Sore Loser, a Dodgy Dealer, a Victory Dancer, or do you simply make up your own rules to suit your game? Whichever it is, Uno is celebrating the ‘four different types of player personalities’ through the launch of a new digital campaign. The campaign – titles #unowhoyouare …

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Mattel names former Campbell Soup executive Anthony DiSilvestro its new chief financial officer

Mattel has appointed the former Campbell Soup Co. executive Anthony DiSilvestro to the role of chief finance officer, following the conclusion of an investigation into accounting issues that saw the toy company restate its past earnings. DiSilvestro will replace Joseph Euteneuer whose departure from the firm was detailed in October …

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Mattel launches a free online resource for parents and children, Mattel Playroom

Mattel has detailed the launch of the Mattel Playroom, a new, free online resource that features activities and content from across the company’s portfolio of brands, designed to encourage kids to keep playing while handling school closures, social distancing and self isolation measures. American Girl, Barbie, Fisher-Price, Hot Wheels, and …

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Mattel takes up arms against COVID-19 as it focuses production on face masks and PPE

Mattel has become the latest toy company to join in the fight agains the deepening COVID-19 pandemic, dedicating a slice if its production line to face masks in order to meet the urgent demand for medical supplies in the US. In a post across social media, Mattel’s president and COO, …

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