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EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 30, 2007 – Mattel, Inc. [NYSE:MAT] announced the nomination of Dean A. Scarborough, president and chief executive officer of Avery Dennison Corporation, for election as a new member of the Mattel Board of Directors. Scarborough’s election will be voted upon at the company’s Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Friday, May 18,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 30, 2007No Comments
Shocker Toys LLP is excited to announce PBM Express will be distributing Shocker Toys products in the United Kingdom! Buffalo, NY – March 29th, 2007 – Shocker Toys LLP has announced that PB  Express will be doing distribution of all ShockerToys products including their mainstay product the Shockinis throughout the Unite Kingdom. If you are… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 29, 2007No Comments
U.S. Postal Service Previews Star Wars Stamps   HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Luke Skywalker, Yoda, Darth Vader and, of course, R2-D2 are among the unforgettable Star Wars characters debuting on 15 new 41-cent postage stamps unveiled today at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles, where the first Star Wars movie opened nearly 30 years ago. The… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 28, 2007No Comments
New Mobile Handset Combines Addictive Qualities of the Phenomenally Popular Virtual Pet Toy with a Fully Functional Prepaid Mobile Phone (ORLANDO, FL – CTIA Wireless – Mar. 27, 2007) – First introduced as a pocket-sized toy in 1996, the classic Tamagotchi virtual pet now comes as just one of the many features loaded onto a… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 28, 2007No Comments
Fisher-Price Fined $975,000 for Failing to Report a Serious Choking, Aspiration Hazard with a Popular Children’s Toy WASHINGTON , D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced today that Fisher-Price Inc., of East Aurora, N.Y., has agreed to pay a $975,000 civil penalty. The penalty, which the Commission has provisionally accepted, settles allegations… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 24, 2007No Comments
It’s been way too long since I wrote one of these things. Frankly, I’ve felt a bit uninspired as of late. Since Toy Fair, really. I had every grand intention of following up AFI’s Toy Fair coverage with my thoughts on the Big Dance…but when Toy Fair failed to deliver…well… It’s already been discussed ad… Read More
Jeff Cope • March 23, 2007No Comments
It’s been way too long since I wrote one of these things. Frankly, I’ve felt a bit uninspired as of late. Since Toy Fair, really. I had every grand intention of following up AFI’s Toy Fair coverage with my thoughts on the Big Dance…but when Toy Fair failed to deliver…well… It’s already been discussed ad… Read More
Jeff Cope • March 23, 2007No Comments
  March 22, 2007 (SEATTLE) — WizKids Inc., a subsidiary of Topps and the creator of runaway hit games such as HeroClix® and Pirates of the Spanish Main™, in conjunction with Diamond Comic Distributors and Alliance Game Distributors announced today that it is launching a sample pack marketing campaign for its upcoming Star Wars™ PocketModel™… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 22, 2007No Comments
Upscale discounter celebrates grand openings on March 11 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Target today announced the Sunday, March 11 grand opening of 15 Target stores. Target stores will open in the following cities:  Chambersburg, PA Nashville, TN Cleveland, OH Oak Lawn, IL Culpeper, VA Ontario, CA Dothan, AL Peoria, AZ Grand Prairie, TX Sterling Heights, MI Jacksonville East,… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 21, 2007No Comments
ACTION FIGURES  SUPERMAN: LAST SON ACTION FIGURES Designed by Adam Kubert Based on the best-selling ACTION COMICS storyline “Last Son,” with art by Adam Kubert and written by Richard Donner & Geoff Johns!. Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. Advance-solicited; on sale November 14, 2007 Superman 6.75" Bizarro 7" Zod 6.75"… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 19, 2007No Comments
Each day next week, new Minimates will be revealed through a different web site.  On Monday, March 19th make sure to check out Art Asylum’s online forum.  Tuesday will see a new Minimate revealed by Raving Toy Maniac.  For Wednesday’s update, head over to the Minimate Multiverse forum.  Wizard Universe will reveal the final Minimates on… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 2007No Comments
Only 9 more days til "Webslinger Weekend" (March 24, 2007) — the time when all of the new Hasbro Spider-Man 3 and other Spider-Man themed collectibles, games and toys go on sale. Hasbro’s special Spider-Man website went live early this morning. Spider-Man fans visiting the site can:   Submit questions for Stan Lee. Selected questions… Read More
Daniel Pickett • March 16, 2007No Comments
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