In a fight for listings, the Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange are stealing companies from one another as the number of companies listing on the two exchanges dwindles, the New York Times reports.
The Barbie concept store in Shanghai Mattel’s decision to shut its flagship store in Shanghai follows failures by other U.S. retailers in China including Home Depot and Best Buy. The FT reports.
Kids love to play with devices such as Apple's iPad, and this isn't lost on toy makers, who are using a variety of tactics to keep kids of all ages engaged amid the increased competition for a share of kids' playtime.
After logging its first sales gains since 2006, the toy industry is heading into 2011 more optimistic about the year ahead. Here are some of the coolest gadgets from the 108th annual American International Toy Fair!
Stocks closed narrowly mixed with the major indices ending above key thresholds as investors focused on troubles in Egypt, shrugged off good job news, and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 2.
Stocks were narrowly mixed ahead of the close, but still remained within a narrow trading range, as investors focused on unrest in Egypt and took a breather after the market posted new multi-year highs on Tuesday. Disney rose, while Home Depot fell.
Stocks struggled for direction on Wednesday as clashes between government supporters and protesters in Egypt weighed on the market amid news of a better-than-expected gain in private-sector hiring last month. Merck and BofA fell, while Disney rose.
There's nothing like a celebrity romance to stir up a little publicity, especially when the star in question is very public about his affections. As Mattel prepares to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Ken doll, it is staging an effort to prove that Ken truly is the ultimate boyfriend as he woos back Barbie.
How much do you know about Barbie and Ken, a timeless romance and classic brand? Take our quiz and find out.
As you put cookies out for Santa Christmas Eve, be sure to get bandages and hydrogen peroxide ready, too.
A proposed extension of the 15 percent tax on dividend income may nudge more companies to restore dividends that were cut during the financial crisis, analysts say.
The button-eyed dolls didn’t sweep the toy industry’s “hot” lists, but appear to be selling better than expected, according to Toys 'R US CEO Jerry Storch.
Stocks closed substantially weaker Tuesday, although off the lows of the session, as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles and inflation in China. Travelers fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks remained substantially weaker ahead of the close Tuesday as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles and inflation in China. Travelers fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks continued to plunge Tuesday as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles. Alcoa sank, while Home Depot rose.
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Why wait for Black Friday? Sears isn't. The retailer will be open its Sears stores from 7 am. until noon on Thanksgiving, according a leaked Black Friday circular obtained by CNBC.com.
It used to be taboo to talk to your kids about money. Now, if you're not talking to them about money, you're making a huge mistake. Don't feel the need to tackle it all at once. Here are Five Things Your Kids Need to Know About Money.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.