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Nov 19, 2017, 20:05 ET Hydroshield™ Water Dodger™ Is The Winner Of ABC's "The Toy Box"

After eight weeks of viewing more than 50 toy inventions, the kid judges have spoken and Hydroshield™ Water Dodger™ is the winner of season two of...


Nov 17, 2017, 12:00 ET Barbie And Crayola Partner On New Product Line

Today, Barbie and Crayola announced a new product line, combining the No. 1 fashion doll with the No. 1 worldwide producer of arts and crafts...


Nov 13, 2017, 11:30 ET Barbie® Honors Ibtihaj Muhammad With One-Of-A-Kind Doll At Glamour Women Of The Year Live Summit

Today, Mattel honors Ibtihaj Muhammad, the first American Olympian to compete while wearing a hijab, as a Barbie Shero by gifting her a...


Oct 26, 2017, 16:05 ET Mattel Reports Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Third Quarter Highlights1 - Worldwide net sales down 13% as reported, and down 14% in constant currency; worldwide gross sales down 13%...


Oct 12, 2017, 13:48 ET Meet Kamigami™! Mattel Launches Build-It-Yourself Robotics Engineering Set

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Dash Robotics™ today announced the introduction of Kamigami, an innovative build-it-yourself robot set for kids...


Oct 05, 2017, 16:05 ET Mattel Announces Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call

Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at...


Oct 03, 2017, 16:32 ET Mattel Appoints Joe Euteneuer as Chief Financial Officer

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the appointment of Joseph J. ("Joe") Euteneuer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective September 25,...


Oct 03, 2017, 16:30 ET Mattel Strengthens Leadership Team To Help Drive Transformation Strategy

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it has appointed Sven Gerjets as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Amy Thompson as Chief People...


Sep 19, 2017, 11:30 ET Barbie® Is Christian Siriano's Latest Muse In One-of-a-Kind Collection Highlighting Body Diversity

Christian Siriano, top fashion designer known for advocating for body positivity, has partnered with the iconic doll to launch a one-of-a-kind...


Sep 11, 2017, 08:00 ET Hot Wheels® Unveils "Challenge Accepted" Brand Campaign

Mattel (Nasdaq: MAT), a global learning, development and play company, today announced a new Hot Wheels® brand campaign, in partnership with BBDO...


Sep 07, 2017, 06:00 ET Hot Wheels Gets Hacked By Microsoft To Teach Students STEM

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), a global learning, development and play company, announced today that Hot Wheels® will be featured as part of the...


Aug 28, 2017, 11:52 ET Mattel® Partners with Fullscreen to Create Hot Wheels Digital Content Innovation Team

Mattel, Inc., a global learning, development and play company that inspires the next generation of kids to shape a brighter tomorrow, today...


Aug 17, 2017, 07:00 ET Mattel Debuts New Adult Game -- Escape Room In A Box

Mattel today announced the launch of a new adult strategy game, Escape Room in A Box: The Werewolf Experiment™ at Gen Con 2017. In 2016, 13.4...


Jul 27, 2017, 16:05 ET Mattel Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results

Second Quarter Highlights1 - Worldwide net sales up 2% as reported, and up 3% in constant currency; worldwide gross sales up 1% as...


Jul 26, 2017, 09:00 ET Mattel And Babytree To Launch Child-focused Learning Centers In China

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Babytree, the world's largest parenting portal, today launched the second phase of their strategic partnership,...


Jul 21, 2017, 14:04 ET Mattel Opens East Coast Distribution Center In Pennsylvania

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the opening of its newest distribution center in Jonestown, Pennsylvania. Ryder System, Inc.—a leader in...


Jul 20, 2017, 16:01 ET Mattel And WWE® Launch Girls Product Line

Mattel and WWE are launching a girls' product line that features the first-ever fashion dolls of Nikki and Brie Bella, Sasha Banks, Natalya,...


Jul 18, 2017, 11:00 ET Mattel Launches New Franchise Enchantimals™

Mattel reveals a new brand franchise, Enchantimals™, a fantastical world celebrating the special bond between kids and animals, as pets are...


Jul 06, 2017, 16:30 ET Mattel Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Conference Call

Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its second quarter 2017 financial results on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at...


Jun 14, 2017, 15:58 ET Mattel Unveils Plan to Reinvent Company and Deliver Enhanced and Sustainable Growth

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today unveiled its strategic growth plan during the company's Investor Day event in New York City. Chief Executive...


Jun 14, 2017, 08:30 ET Mattel And Fosun Announce New Joint Venture In China To Launch Child Development Clubs

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), a global leader in learning and development through play, today announced the signing of an agreement to form a new...


Jun 13, 2017, 05:30 ET Mattel Elects Ynon Kreiz To Its Board Of Directors

Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) announced today that Ynon Kreiz, 52, has been elected to serve on its Board of Directors, effective June 13,...


May 19, 2017, 22:15 ET Artsplash™ Is The Winner Of ABC's Hit Series, "The Toy Box"

After eight weeks of viewing over 35 toy inventions the kid judges have spoken, and Artsplash™ (formerly known as Liquid Art) prevailed as...


May 09, 2017, 16:42 ET Mattel To Host Investor Day In New York City

Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) today announced that the company's management team will host securities analysts for a strategic business overview...


Apr 20, 2017, 16:09 ET Mattel Reports First Quarter 2017 Financial Results And Declares Quarterly Dividend

First Quarter Highlights1 - Worldwide net sales and gross sales down 15% as reported and in constant currency. - Lower sales in...