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  • Hasbro Inc., up $11.68 to $94.31. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings, down $7.83 to $129.86. Newell Brands Inc., down $2.66 to $44.23.

  • Jan 26- Shares of Mattel Inc plunged nearly 17 percent on Thursday, their worst intraday percentage drop in eight years, after the Barbie maker reported dismal quarterly sales and profit, highlighting a tough holiday quarter for toymakers. At least one brokerage downgraded its rating on Mattel's stock, while 5 other cut price targets. "We don't believe that this...

  • Big boat sales on the rise

    40,000 people are expected to attend this year’s New York Boat Show. The event is happening at a time when the recreational boat industry is finally recovering.

  • Jan 25- Mattel Inc, the largest U.S. toymaker, reported holiday-quarter sales and profit that fell far short of analysts' estimates, hurt by increased competition and weak demand in North America. Rival Hasbro Inc's stock fell 4.1 percent to $83.20. Sales in North America, the company's biggest market, fell 7 percent during the quarter, while sales overseas fell 2...

  • The company's shares were down about 9 percent at $28.67 in after-market trading on Wednesday. Rival Hasbro Inc's stock was down 4.1 percent at $83.20. Mattel's results contradicted an NPD Group report earlier in the day that said the toy industry expanded 5 percent in 2016 as customers took advantage of early Cyber Monday online promotions during...

  • COPENHAGEN, Dec 6- Danish toymaker Lego is to appoint its first foreign CEO and give its family owners a bigger role in developing the Lego brand under an organizational shake-up that will see incumbent Jorgen Vig Knudstorp step down by the end of the year. Briton Bali Padda, currently chief operations officer, will replace Knudstorp, who was the first chief...

  • COPENHAGEN, Dec 6- Danish toymaker Lego is to appoint its first foreign CEO and give its family owners a bigger role in developing the Lego brand under an organisational shake-up that will see incumbent Jorgen Vig Knudstorp step down by the end of the year. Briton Bali Padda, currently chief operations officer, will replace Knudstorp, who was the first chief...

  • Mickey Mouse makes an appearance at Shanghai Disney Resort on June 15, 2016 in Shanghai, China.

    China's next big boom sector? Theme parks, according to a new report from Euromonitor International.

  • Oct 21- Actors who provide voice-overs for video games went on strike in the United States on Friday over pay and the refusal of employers to tell them what games they will be working on ahead of time. The actors are represented by the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Arts, which said it had been negotiating terms for a new contract...

  • TOKYO, Sept 16- This week's Tokyo Game Show is one of the world's biggest draws for gamers and developers, but the talk amid the virtual reality headsets and robot arms is of the industry giant that never turns up: Nintendo Co Ltd. It was a rare public splash, and gamers in Tokyo read Miyamoto's guest Apple appearance as a sign that executives in Nintendo's spartan...

  • Navigating the growing Muslim travel market

    Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO of Tripfez, talks about how his business integrates Salam Standard benchmarks to ensure that Muslim travelers' needs are met.

  • How tech made travel agents obsolete

    Using travel search engines to make travel bookings is second nature to value-conscious millennials, says Ross Veitch, CEO & co-founder of Wego.

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 6- LEGO A/S reported a decline in revenue growth and profits for the first half of 2016, but only because the Danish toymaker needed time to add production capacity to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks in North America, the company said on Tuesday. But while sales in Asia and Europe, its most mature market, grew by double digits...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 6- LEGO A/S reported a decline in revenue growth and profits for the first half of 2016, but only because the Danish toymaker needed time to add production capacity to meet increased demand for its colorful building bricks in North America, the company said on Tuesday. But while sales in Asia and Europe, its most mature market, grew by double digits...

  • Pot for pets

    CNBC's Jane Wells reports on medical marijuana for pets

  • Sunbathers apply UV filter cream on their bodies.

    Skin cancer cases are on the rise, and experts tell CNBC the steps consumers should take to guard themselves against it.

  • Carnival Corporation's CEO and President Arnold Donald and Fathom President Tara Russell toast the passengers, the crew and the historic voyage as Carnival's Adonia pulled away from Miami, Florida on its way to Cuba.

    This week, Carnival became the first U.S. company to dock a ship in Cuba in more than 50 years. CNBC got some pictures of the occasion.

  • Possible reason why NFL chose Twitter over Facebook

    The football league may have held arguments with Facebook over the value of games.

  • Tech has never been more expensive: Analyst

    George O'Connor, senior analyst at Panmure Gordon, discusses technology stocks and the problems plaguing sports camera maker GoPro.

  • Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors

    The Golden State Warriors' torrid start to the National Basketball Association season has sparked intense demand for tickets.