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Nov 06, 2019, 09:00 ET Hot Wheels™ Legends Tour Winner Announced: Fans' Custom Car Joins Hot Wheels® Collection As 1:64-Scale Die-Cast Car

Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the winner of the 2019 Hot Wheels Legends Tour. The Nash custom car, built by best friends Greg Salzillo and...


Apr 25, 2019, 16:12 ET Mattel Reports First Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today reported first quarter 2019 financial results. Ynon Kreiz, Chairman and CEO, Mattel said: "This was another strong...


Feb 12, 2019, 08:00 ET The World's #1 Card Game* UNO® Flips the Deck with New UNO FLIP!™

UNO®, the world's number one card game*, introduces its most competitive version ever - UNO FLIP!™. The game follows the classic UNO game's premise...


Jan 06, 2019, 19:46 ET Mattel Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Global Boy Band BTS

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair a comprehensive, worldwide licensing agreement with BTS (acronym for...


Dec 17, 2018, 09:00 ET Mattel® Introduces MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" Board Game

Today, Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products announce the launch of MTV's "Jersey Shore Family Vacation" board game....


Dec 10, 2018, 09:00 ET Mattel® Launches New Card Game Silicon Valley Startups™

Today, Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) launches Silicon Valley Startups, a hilarious card game that pits "Entrepreneurs" against each other to pitch hysterical...


Oct 31, 2018, 14:15 ET Hot Wheels Selects Fan's Custom Car To Be Immortalized As Die-Cast Toy And Sold In 2019

Hot Wheels announced Luis Rodriguez and his 2JetZ custom car as the winner of the Hot Wheels Legends Tour, a 15-stop tour that scoured the nation in...


Sep 07, 2018, 20:15 ET Thomas & Friends Launches Collaboration With the United Nations to Inspire the Next Generation of Global Citizens

Mattel Inc. debuts today in the Nick Jr. preschool block on Nickelodeon, the brand-new season of Thomas & Friends™, a game changing event in...


Mar 06, 2018, 09:25 ET Barbie® Honors Global Role Models On International Women's Day

Today, ahead of International Women's Day, Barbie is honoring 17 historical and modern-day role models from around the world. These women come from...


Feb 17, 2018, 10:11 ET Mattel Expands Partnership With Tynker, Setting Goal To Introduce 10 Million Kids To Coding By 2020

Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the leading global learning, development and play company, announced today a commitment to introduce 10 million kids to coding...


Feb 13, 2018, 09:00 ET UNO®, World's #1 Card Game, Announces New Game - DOS™

Today, UNO® announced the world's next favorite card game DOS™. As the first new game from the brand in nearly 50 years, DOS features new rules and...


Aug 04, 2017, 09:00 ET UNO® Card Game Surpasses Well-Known Board-Game Ranking As The #1 Games Property*

According to latest NPD Group US Retail Tracking Report UNO® card game is the number-one non-collector card games property in the U.S.1* By shifting...


Jun 20, 2017, 09:00 ET Barbie® Brand Reveals Most Diverse Ken® Lineup To Date

Today Barbie® announced the expansion of its Fashionistas® line with 15 new and diverse Ken® dolls, featuring three body types – slim, broad and...


Feb 10, 2017, 12:22 ET Mattel Rebrands Mega Bloks® and Mega Construx™

MEGA™, the number two construction brand and part of the Mattel portfolio, organizes its big-block product line under the Mega Bloks® name and...


Jan 23, 2017, 08:00 ET Mattel Focuses On Dad With New Barbie® Campaign

Today, Mattel, Inc. launched a new articulation of the Barbie "You Can Be Anything" campaign focused on inspiring and nurturing the limitless...


Jan 04, 2017, 09:00 ET Mattel's nabi® Brand Introduces First-Ever Connected Kids Room Platform In Tandem With Microsoft And Qualcomm - Aristotle™

Mattel's nabi® brand, known for creating innovative high tech solutions for kids and families including the acclaimed nabi tablet line, will be...


Sep 14, 2016, 08:00 ET Mattel Introduces The Barbie™ Tablet, Hot Wheels™ Tablet, And American Girl® Tablet Powered By nabi®

nabi, a Mattel brand (NASDAQ:MAT) known for creating innovative, high-tech solutions for kids families, for the first time ever is delivering highly...


Jul 20, 2016, 09:00 ET Mattel Expands Masters of the Universe® Partnership with Super7

eading into San Diego Comic-Con, Mattel today announced plans for an expanded partnership with Super7 noting they will be developing and distributing ...


Jul 13, 2016, 08:00 ET Barbie® Teams Up With She Should Run to Inspire Girls to be Leaders With New President and Vice President Dolls

To inspire girls to become leaders, Barbie® is introducing new President and Vice President Barbie® dolls, because when a girl plays with Barbie she...


Jul 11, 2016, 10:00 ET Barbie® Unveils One-of-a-Kind Doll Honoring Gabby Douglas

Today Barbie® honors Gabby Douglas, U.S. Women's Artistic and Olympic Gold Gymnast, by unveiling a one-of-a-kind doll in her likeness to remind girls ...


May 17, 2016, 07:30 ET Hot Wheels Commemorates The 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

Today, Hot Wheels® unveiled its take on the Indy 500 Championship Trophy. The custom trophy will be unveiled by Ryan Hunter-Reay at the Indianapolis...


May 17, 2016, 06:00 ET Barbie Wins Webby Award

Barbie® is honored to receive the People's Voice award in the Online Commercial category of the 20th Annual Webby Awards for the brand's "Imagine the ...


May 02, 2016, 09:19 ET Barbie® Launches Misty Copeland Doll

Today Barbie® is honoring Misty Copeland by unveiling a doll in her likeness to continue to show girls they can be anything. Copeland, the first...


Jan 28, 2016, 08:00 ET Barbie® Expands Doll Line Adding Three New Body Types

Today, Barbie is announcing the expansion of its Fashionistas® line with the addition of three new body types – tall, curvy and petite – and a...


Oct 28, 2015, 04:33 ET Monster High and Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation Launch Exclusive, Multi-Year Collaboration to Enact Positive Change Among Tweens

Mattel's Monster High brand, known for championing acceptance and individuality, is collaborating with Born This Way Foundation to support the...