Tag: American Girl

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 13, 2015
AmericanGirlStore2 —Fashion-Focused Products to Be Sold Via Mass Retailers This Fall— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American Girl, a division of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT), today announced a licensing agreement with Fashion Angels, the leading designer of tween girls’ lifestyle and activity products, to create a variety of trend-right and fashion-focused arts & crafts products. The new line will…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 2, 2015
— Partnership with No Kid Hungry® to Help End Childhood Hunger— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American Girl is mixing up fun for millions of girls today with the debut of Grace Thomas™, the 2015 Girl of the Year™! Grace, an avid baker with an entrepreneurial spirit, is motivated to follow her dream of starting a baking…

 

by Daniel Pickett
November 24, 2014
—Beloved Brand Pledges Nearly $3 Million in American Girl Dolls to Children’s Hospital Association in Unprecedented Holiday Charitable Initiative— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– American Girl today announced an unprecedented charitable giving program to benefit children in hospitals across the country during the 2014 holiday season.Beginning today through December 18, 2014, American Girl will match any doll…

 

by Daniel Pickett
August 28, 2014
Beloved Victorian-Era Character, Samantha Parkington, Returns to the Historical Lineup MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On August 28, 2014, girls across the country are invited to step into the world of BeForever, American Girl’s line of historical dolls, books, and related accessories that connects girls ages 8 and up with inspiring characters and timeless stories from America’s past. First…

 

by Daniel Pickett
July 22, 2014
“A celebration of dance, family, and friendship that every girl will love.”  – Sunny Chanel, The Stir by CafeMom MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– On July 22, American Girl’s 2014 Girl of the Year Isabelle Palmer™ dances her way into the hearts of girls everywhere in a new feature-length movie from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. American Girl: Isabelle…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 22, 2014
—Popular Tourist Destination for Girls and Families Offers Tropical-Themed Fun— MIDDLETON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– School’s out for the summer and American Girl—one of the country’s top experiential retail and tourist destinations—is the place for girls and their families to get away for a fun-filled summer vacation. From May 22 through August 27, American Girl’s 16 store locations nationwide…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 25, 2012
EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that Jessica Dunne, former executive vice president, Licensing, Disney Classic Characters and Disney Baby, was appointed GM & senior vice president, Consumer Products, responsible for overseeing licensing for Mattel’s stable of powerhouse brands, including Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High®, Fisher-Price® and American Girl®. Dunne also joins…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 5, 2011
Toymaker Consolidates Leadership of Business Units and Operations Groups EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) today announced the appointment of Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of International, to the new position of chief operating officer (COO), effective immediately. This action further aligns Mattel’s senior leadership team with the company’s global strategic initiative to be the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
September 1, 2010
MIDDLETON, Wis., Sep 01, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) – American Girl officially announced plans today to say farewell to Felicity Merriman, one of the company’s treasured historical characters introduced in 1991. Felicity’s complete product collection, including her best friend Elizabeth Cole(TM), will soon be removed from American Girl’s catalogue, Web site, and retail stores and placed…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 28, 2010
"Shine On Now" Initiative Encourages Girls to Join Together to Help Change the World MIDDLETON, Wis., Jun 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — To foster a spirit of goodwill and help make the world a brighter place, American Girl is introducing Shine On Now–a new charitable initiative that harnesses the collective power of girls to help…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 17, 2009
First Quarter Highlights •Worldwide net sales down 15 percent; •Domestic gross sales down 6 percent and international gross sales down 23 percent; •Worldwide gross sales for core brands: Barbie® down 5 percent; Hot Wheels® down 3 percent; Core Fisher-Price® down 17 percent and American Girl® brands down 4 percent; •Gross margin increased 80 basis points…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 13, 2008
MIDDLETON, Wis., Oct 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) – American Girl officially announced plans today to say farewell to Samantha Parkington, one of the company’s original historical characters introduced in 1986. Samantha’s complete product collection, including her best friend Nellie(TM), will soon be removed from American Girl’s catalogue, Web site, and retail stores and placed in…

 

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