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  • The world's biggest toymaker slashed its dividend by nearly 60 percent earlier this year to divert more money into developing innovative tech toys and expanding into emerging markets such as China. Tech company Osmo, founded by ex-Google employees Pramod Sharma and Jerome Scholler three years ago, has priced the Mindracers kit at $59 on Amazon.com and its...

  • Now Product Launchers, which supplies other novelty items like squishies from five toymakers to Toy' R' Us, expects it will not be paid for the $500,000 fidget spinner order and other items following the chain's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing on Sept. 19, Product Launchers Chief Executive Linda Parry Murphy told Reuters. Meanwhile Barbie maker Mattel Inc, toy and...

  • PARIS, Sept 22- Acquisitive media conglomerate Vivendi has prevented a staff share awards scheme going ahead at Ubisoft, where it is the biggest shareholder, as it presses to get board representation at the French video games firm. Vivendi, which has built up a 26.63 percent stake in Ubisoft since 2015, said that it had abstained from voting on a number of...

  • *Operations outside U.S., Canada not part of bankruptcy. Sept 18- Toys' R' Us Inc got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season, a day after it filed for bankruptcy. Ten days later, nearly all the company's vendors refused to ship...

  • Sept 18- Shares of Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc, the two largest U.S. toy makers, fell on Monday on concerns that retailer Toys "R" Us, a major customer, could be filing for bankruptcy protection before the holiday sales season. Reorg Research, which provides news and analysis on the distressed debt market, said on its website that a bankruptcy filing could be made in...

  • Sept 18- Shares of U.S. toy companies Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc fell on Monday on concerns that retailer Toys "R" Us, a major customer, could be filing for bankruptcy protection before the holiday sales season. Reorg Research said a bankruptcy filing could be made in Virginia as soon as Monday. "If there is any kind of bankruptcy filing, it will have a major disruption for...

  • Sept 18- Shares of U.S. toy companies Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc fell on Monday on concerns that retailer Toys "R" Us, a major customer, could be filing for bankruptcy before the holiday sales season. "If there is any kind of bankruptcy filing, it will have a major disruption for all of the toy suppliers," said Lutz Muller, chief executive officer of toy retail consultancy...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 6- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has begun its holiday layaway program as it hopes to cash-in early on demand for gifts like toys, which saw slower sales growth industry-wide last December and has struggled to pick up so far this year. The world's largest retailer started the layaway program on Sept. 1, a day before it did last year where customers can pay as...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 5- Lego said it would lay off 8 percent of its staff and revamp its business after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade on Tuesday. Lego said it could not promise a return to growth in the next two years, a jolting acknowledgement for a group widely admired for embracing the digital era and tying up lucrative franchises from Harry...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 5- Lego said it would lay off 8 percent of its staff and revamp its business after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade on Tuesday. Lego said it could not promise a return to growth in the next two years, a jolting acknowledgement for a group widely admired for embracing the digital era and tying up lucrative franchises from Harry...

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 5- Lego said it would lay off 8 percent of its staff and revamp its business after reporting its first fall in sales in more than a decade on Tuesday. The Danish toymaker said it could not promise a return to growth in the next two years, a jolting acknowledgement for a group widely admired for embracing the digital era and tying up lucrative...

  • Entrance to the Ultimate Abyss, the largest dry slide at sea, on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas.

    Passengers are shelling out millions to spend their vacations on over-the-top cruise ship experiences.

  • Where Goldman went wrong on cruise stocks

    Jim Cramer explained why cruise stocks have managed to defy the skeptical analyst community, and could have smooth sailing ahead.

  • Cramer Remix: These are the stocks to sell into the rally

    Jim Cramer unveiled the stocks that are ripe to sell into the recent strength on Wall Street.

  • Cramer reveals where Goldman Sachs went terribly wrong on cruise stocks

    Jim Cramer explained why cruise stocks have managed to defy the skeptical analyst community, and could have smooth sailing ahead.

  • President Donald Trump is expected to announce plans on Friday to rollback former President Barack Obama's loosening of travel restrictions to Cuba.

    Jim Cramer explained why cruise stocks have managed to defy the skeptical analyst community, and could have smooth sailing ahead.

  • COPENHAGEN, Aug 10- Lego abruptly removed its chief executive Bali Padda after just eight months on Thursday, replacing the 61- year-old Briton with a younger Danish industrialist in a battle to become the world's biggest toymaker. The Danish company said it had appointed Niels B. Christiansen, 51, who joins Lego after nine years as CEO of Danfoss where by...

  • Cramer Remix: Don’t roll your eyes at this massive market-moving trend

    Jim Cramer knows the term ‘experiential’ is overused, but says not to disregard its importance.

  • Jim Cramer on the set of Mad Money.

    Jim Cramer knows the term ‘experiential’ is overused, but says not to disregard its importance.

  • In this aerial view blocks of the Prora building complex stretch along the beach on Ruegen Island on June 15, 2017 in Binz, Germany.

    Prora was originally commissioned by Adolf Hitler as a massive beach holiday resort complex for German workers.