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  • THE NEWS: Toy maker Mattel said Tuesday that cost cuts and higher revenue from toys including Monster High dolls and Fisher-Price helped send net income up 22 percent in the third quarter. But results indicate that Mattel is outperforming its rivals so far as it heads into the crucial holiday season, when toy makers can earn up to 40 percent of annual revenue.

  • NEW YORK-- Mattel says that cost cuts and higher revenue from toys including Monster High dolls and Fisher-Price helped send net income up 22 percent in the third quarter, providing a bit of early holiday cheer for the largest U.S. toy maker.

  • EL SEGUNDO, Calif.-- Strong sales of American Girl dolls and Fisher-Price toys helped boost Mattel's third-quarter results, setting the stage for the biggest U.S. toy maker ahead of the critical holiday season.

  • In addition, Hasbro, which makes Scrabble board games and Transformers action figures, is facing some company specific issues, such as an overdependence on traditional board games and boys' toys, categories likely to shrink. Kelter downgraded Hasbro to "Sell" from "Neutral" and cut its 12- month price target by $2 to $32.

  • NEW YORK-- Analysts expect that Mattel Inc.' s third-quarter net income and revenue to rise as shoppers snap up its Monster High and Barbie dolls, among other toys, ahead of the busy holiday season.

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  • Wal-Mart, Kmart and Toys R Us all report toys like kids' tablet LeapPad2, robotic pet Furby, and Power Wheels battery-powered cars are all popular layaway items.

  • *Seymour pierce raises Hays Plc to buy from hold For a summary of rating actions and price target changes on European companies:. Reuters Eikon users, click on. Reuters Station users, click. 1580.

  • Black Friday shoppers wait to pay for items in a Sears store at Simon Property Group Inc.'s Great Lakes Mall in Mentor, Ohio.

    Layaway provides a lure for customers who might not have cash on hand to pay for holiday presents. But the service can also make it harder for retailers to manage inventory, and some customers never pay off their contracts. Sears Holdings weighs in on why the rewards outweigh the risks.

  • FRANKFURT, Oct 5- Private equity group HgCapital. On its Internet page, HgCapital signalled that Schleich would eventually be put on the block. Peers like Hasbro and Mattel trade at 7-9 times earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization, a level that HgCapital is hoping to cash in as well, the sources said.

  • *Seadrill may move to London, Singapore* CEO Thorkildsen disagreed with move, leaves firm.

  • *Seadrill may move to London, Singapore.

  • Suggested Price: $16.99 and up With the election looming, more than 767,000Halloween party-goers are expected to wear some sort of political costume, according to NRF’s survey, conducted by the firm BIGinsight. This means President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will be going head-to-head at the costume shop, as well as at the polls. Some costume retailers suggest that mask purchases may even predict the outcome of the election. Of course, not everyone uses their costume choice to express their po

    With nearly seven in 10 Americans planning to celebrate Halloween, Oct. 31 is one of the fastest growing holidays of the year. Click to see some of the trendiest adult costumes for 2012.

  • Furby

    If you were checking out the latest hot holiday toy lists and are filled with a slight sense of deja vu, you are probably not alone. Several major toy retailers —Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart Stores, Sears Holdings’ Kmart – have weighed in with their picks for this year’s hottest toys. Topping those lists are retro brands like Furby, Lego, Barbie, and new editions of brands that were popular last year.

  • Manufacturer: Spin Master Suggested Price: $39.97 What’s better than a radio-controlled flying helicopter? A radio-controlled flying helicopter that shoots as it flies, that’s what. Add in the ability to drive the vehicle on the ground over bumps, too — and an affordable price tag — and you have Air Hogs’ Hover Assault Radio-Controlled Helicopter.

    What will the hot holiday toys be this year? Retailers such as Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart, Kmart, and Kohl’s have weighed in with their choices for this year's must-have toys.

  • A  from the Motion Picture Association of America said that the movie industry loses billions of dollars every year to Internet piracy. The phenomenon is widespread in part because of file-sharing technology such as BitTorrent, which allows computer users to copy large files --- like movies --- from each other.At the Australian International Movie Convention on Aug. 21, Kim Williams, CEO of the Australian media conglomerate News Limited, called file-sharing  He went on to say that illegally down

    The file-sharing news website TorrentFreak.com released a list of the 10 most-pirated movies of all time, compiled from BitTorrent tracking data since 2006.

  • In the throwdown between superhero stocks, who would win? The "Mad Money" host has the answer.

  • Stocks staged a strong comeback from their lows Monday, with the Dow posting a triple-digit recovery, but all three major indexes still finished in the red amid fresh worries over the euro zone.

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