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  • It is competing with Barbie maker Mattel Inc and Hasbro, the firm behind My Little Pony, for a slice of the $31 billion toys and games market in China. "What we are looking for now with Tencent is just to find more creative ways... reaching children, and creating bespoke content with Tencent, in this case, video games," Jacob Kragh, head of Lego in China, told Reuters on Monday...

  • It is competing with Barbie maker Mattel Inc and Hasbro, the firm behind My Little Pony, for a slice of the $31 billion toys and games market in China. "We've seen more and more Chinese children engage with the world digitally, and the partnership will bring them safe and imaginative digital LEGO content that also supports their needs of learning, development and...

  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervisor Erik Gordon, left, helps passenger Ronan Pabhye navigate one of the new facial recognition kiosks at a United Airlines gate before boarding a flight to Tokyo, last July, at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, in Houston.

    Here's what you need to know about air travel in 2018.

  • *Savings fall to $426.2 billion from $466.9 billion. Economists see a modest lift to consumer spending from a $1.5 trillion tax cut package approved by the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress this week, in the largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in 30 years. "Consumers are still out there spending, but their purchases are being supplemented by low energy costs,...

  • *Savings fall to $426.2 billion from $466.9 billion. WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. consumer spending accelerated in November and shipments of key capital goods orders increased for the 10th straight month, the latest signs of strong momentum in the economy as the year winds down. They also see a modest lift from a $1.5 trillion tax cut package approved by the...

  • *Savings fall to $426.2 billion from $466.9 billion. WASHINGTON, Dec 22- U.S. consumer spending accelerated in November and shipments of key capital goods orders increased for the 10th straight month, the latest signs of strong momentum in the economy as the year winds down. The Commerce Department said consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds...

  • Dec 22- Wall Street was poised to open little changed in what could be a quiet session on Friday as investors prepare for the Christmas holiday. Investors were also relieved after the U.S. Congress averted a government shutdown on Thursday just one day before federal funding was due to expire. "We're in a bullish phase and investors have things to feel good about- a...

  • Dec 21- Nike Inc's growth in international markets helped the company's quarterly profit and sales beat Wall Street estimates on Thursday, but a drop in gross margins indicated severe price competition in North America, its largest market. Fall in demand for its footwear and sports equipment in North America led to a 5 percent decline in revenue from the market...

  • LOS ANGELES, Dec 12- Furry, wide-eyed and winged critters called Porgs are invading the "Star Wars" galaxy, and Walt Disney Co hopes they will soon be roosting under fans' Christmas trees. Porgs make their debut in "The Last Jedi," the new "Star Wars" movie that reaches theaters Thursday. "'Star Wars' fans, understandably, always have suspicion about anything that's too...

  • "We think that in Russia there aren't too many toy shops... and we thought it would be interesting and complementary to what already exists in the market to open our own branded stores together with partners," she said in an interview. Ideas4Retail also works with Hamleys as well as children-focused brands Imaginarium and Mamas& Papas in Russia.

  • BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Nov 24- China on Friday said it will cut import tariffs on consumer products ranging from meats and whisky to deodorant and cashmere clothes, as part of a drive to lower costs and help stimulate consumer spending at home. High taxes on imports have traditionally pushed up the price of foreign brands in China and caused consumers to spend more...

  • BEIJING, Nov 24- China's finance ministry said on Friday that it will cut import tariffs on some consumer products from Dec. 1.

  • A pink Fingerling from toy maker WowWee

    Earlier this month, WowWee filed a federal lawsuit against 165 sellers of counterfeit Fingerlings.

  • **Premier Oil is seeking buyers for a 25 percent stake in the Tuna field development in Indonesia after reaching a gas sale deal with Vietnam, Chief Executive Tony Durrant said. **Japan's SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • **Premier Oil is seeking buyers for a 25 percent stake in the Tuna field development in Indonesia after reaching a gas sale deal with Vietnam, Chief Executive Tony Durrant said. **Japan's SoftBank Group Corp plans to invest as much as $25 billion in Saudi Arabia over the next three to four years, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Nov 15- Mattel Inc has rebuffed Hasbro Inc's latest takeover approach, people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, casting uncertainty over the potential combination of the world's two largest toy companies. Mattel's rebuttal indicates that Margaret Georgiadis, who took over as the company's chief executive in February, is seeking to drive a hard...

  • *No change expected to Snapchat app ban in China. SAN FRANCISCO/ HONG KONG, Nov 9- Chinese gaming and social media company Tencent Holdings Ltd on Thursday flagged video games and ad sales as areas where it thinks it could help Snapchat owner Snap Inc after acquiring a 12 percent stake in the U.S. firm. Shares in Snap fell 4.3 percent on Thursday to $12.35, adding to a...

  • *No change expected to ban on Snapchat app in China. SAN FRANCISCO/ HONG KONG, Nov 9- Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it could help Snapchat owner Snap Inc publish video games and improve ad sales after acquiring a 12 percent stake in the U.S. social media network. Shares in Snap closed at $12.91 on Wednesday, down 14.6 percent, as investors...

  • Shoppers at the Toys 'R' Us store in Paramus, New Jersey.

    Here's a look at some of the toys that are flying off the shelves for the 2017 holiday season.

  • Toys'R'Us, once the largest toy retail chain in the United States, still owes creditors $5 billion in debt with Hasbro exposed to the tune of $60 million in unsecured claims for payment. Chief Executive Brian Goldner said the bankruptcy had created a "fluid environment" for the company's shipments, but downplayed its long-term effect saying it would not hurt...