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  • Barbie's star fades, dragging on Mattel in 3Q Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 6:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Mattel's got girl problems and her name is Barbie. Mattel reported Thursday that Barbie sales fell 21 percent for the three months ended Sept. 30, even sharper than the 15 percent drop in the second quarter. Heightening tensions even more, Mattel's rival Hasbro Inc. recently landed the rights for dolls from the blockbuster Disney movie "Frozen," a coveted...

  • In January, Mexico said it had launched a probe of 270 companies, with a focus on seven, for allegedly exploiting legal tax loopholes that have leaked income out of Mexico for years. Reuters reported last month that the world's largest household products maker, Procter& Gamble, and No. 2 toymaker, Hasbro, were at the heart of the probe, which could cost the firms...

  • Oct 6- Goop, the lifestyle blog and online shopping site founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2008, named a new chief executive officer on Monday to spearhead an e-commerce expansion that includes Goop-branded apparel. Lisa Gersh, who was previously CEO and president of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and co-founder of Oxygen Media, will expand the site's...

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Toys R Us Inc and industry magazine Toy Insider have all picked the just-launched toy for their closely watched annual gifting guides.

  • Discovery to rebrand struggling Hub kids network Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 1:34 PM ET
    The Discovery Communications logo is shown on the exhibit floor during the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA) Cable Show in Washington.

    Discovery plans to rebrand its Hub Network—the kids channel it co-owns with Hasbro—as Discovery Family, in an attempt broaden its ad prospects.

  • Early movers: AAPL, MSFT, TGT, V, A, AMZN & more Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:57 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Sept 17- Discovery Communications Inc is seeking a controlling interest in The Hub, reducing partner and toymaker Hasbro Inc's share of the children's cable TV network, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing sources familiar with the matter.

  • Miniclip is hoping to fetch up to $400 million and could draw interest from "Candy Crush Saga" maker King Digital Entertainment, said the sources who declined to be named because the matter is confidential. It founders had previously been in talks to sell to Walt Disney Co. and "Farmville" creator Zynga, but no deal was struck, the sources added.

  • Giddyap! My Little Pony's innovative stampede Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    The original My Little Pony characters, on display at the International Toy Fair in New York City

    Hasbro doesn't toy around when it comes to R&D. A look inside the art of innovation with My Little Pony, Mr. Potato Head and Play-Doh.

  • Early movers: FDX, LB, BAC, YELP, FOXA, WEN & more Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 7:39 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • The R&D elite: America's most innovative companies Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation for shareholders.

  • The R&D Hall of Fame: Who makes the cut? Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Using the CNBC RQ 50 measure for R&D productivity, we've identified an elite group of companies that merit election to an R&D hall of fame.

  • A My Little Pony for kids & 'bronies'     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Peter Weijmarshausen, Shapeways CEO, has teamed up with Hasbro to launch Super Fan Art, a line of toys made by My Little Pony fans for fellow fans.

  • Hasbro to begin custom 3-D printed ponies     Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 5:16 PM ET

    Looking ahead to the second half of the year, with Brian Goldner, Hasbro President & CEO. He explains the 3-D printed My Little Pony campaign.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales of its games and preschool products fell for the second straight quarter.

  • US futures lower on Ukraine, Middle East turmoil Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Monday, with investor sentiment subdued due to the ongoing turmoil in Gaza and Ukraine.

  • Early movers: GM, AGN, VRX, HAS, V, MA, IBM & more Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange before the closing bell in New York.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported an 8 percent increase in quarterly revenue on a jump in international sales and strong demand for its action toys based on "Transformers" movies and Marvel Comics' characters.

  • July 21- Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, reported an 8.2 percent increase in quarterly sales, helped by strong demand for its boys' toys such as action figures based on "Transformers" movies and Marvel comics. Hasbro's sales of boys' toys rose 32 percent, while those for girls' toys such as My Little Pony and Littlest Pet Shop rose 10 percent.

  • Squawking Murdoch media moves & Delivering Alpha Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 1:23 PM ET

    Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.