Tag: Barbie

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 12, 2014
JLUposter-AFIslug Variety.com is reporting this morning that Mattel and DC Entertainment have extended their licensing agreement another 3-5 years.    The agreement covers boys toys/action brands,  Hot Wheels, Matchbox, Barbie, Mattel Games and Fisher-Price.   The new contract includes toys from DC Entertainment properties for film (Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League), television (Arrow and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 2, 2014
HANGHAI, May 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –· Launch of Barbie Fan Bing Bing Celebrity Specialty doll. She joins Barbie in inspiring young girls to “Shine Your Way”. 2014 will marks the 55th anniversary of Barbie as a global role model. Barbie® today announced the launch of the Fan Bing Bing Celebrity Specialty doll. The globally renowned…

 

by Daniel Pickett
March 12, 2014
preorders_newsletter.jpg LEGEND OF ZELDA TWILIGHT PRINCESS STATUES – LINK The first of two new 10″ scale figures, Link stands atop a round base and has his sword ready. This statue is listed at $69.99. LEGEND OF ZELDA TWILIGHT PRINCESS STATUES – GANONDORF Link’s nemesis Ganondorf is also in this new line. He measures 12″ tall and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 28, 2014
IMG_6076 A couple of times a year Target stores set up special holiday sections of the stores.  We’ve reported on some of the past sales and items.  We are heading into Spring soon, so that means Easter is just around the corner.  That means that the holiday section has been over run with eggs, decorating kits,…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
February 17, 2014
Mattel-logo EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– This week, at the New York International Toy Fair, leading toymaker Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) will showcase its new toy lineup for power-house brands Fisher-Price®, Thomas & Friends®, Hot Wheels®, Barbie®, Monster High® and newcomer, Ever After High®. From infants to tweens, Mattel® and Fisher-Price® brands accompany kids as they grow, delivering…

 

by Daniel Pickett
December 23, 2013
ScreenHunter_244 Dec. 23 10.31 Several folks received a holiday e-card today from Mattel.   I think it was sent out to folks that have signed up for the shop.Mattel.com newsletter, but that’s just a guess.    I saw on Facebook that some folks were afraid to open it thinking it was spam or a virus, but we clicked on it and…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 18, 2013
mattel18.gif New Consumer Products Initiatives Position Barbie®, Monster High®, Hot Wheels® and Fisher-Price® for Global Growth and Category Expansion   LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel® Brands and Fisher-Price® are transforming their licensing approach to stay better connected to consumers worldwide by creating a new global structure, prioritizing its portfolio of brands and continuing to partner with best-in-class…

 

by Daniel Pickett
May 2, 2013
Batusi1_003_newsPage.jpg Every weekday starting Monday April 29th and ending Friday May 3rd, we’ll reveal a new SDCC product. That’s ten total, plus we’ll add one or two surprises later in May or June just to keep it all going. Below is a list of the reveals. Make sure you check back every day so you don’t…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 18, 2013
Robust Roster of Toy and Collectible Licensees Led by Master Toy Partner Jazwares Burbank, Calif., February 13, 2013 — (Virtual Press Office) — Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced during New York Toy Fair an impressive roster of licensees set to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” in 2014, with creative product lines that…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 14, 2013
bbtslogo3.gif Lots of news out of Toy Fair so that also means LOT of new pre-orders available from BigBadToyStore.com! ————- NEW PREORDERS ————- NECA TOY FAIR 2013 NEW ITEMS NECA had a variety of new items to show at Toy Fair this past weekend.  These include a 1/4 Scale Superman from the upcoming “Man of Steel”…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 9, 2013
It was bound to happen… Mattel is taking full advantage of their 1966 Batman license and spreading it across all their brands… even Barbie.   Today Mattel announced we will be getting Barbie and Ken as the Adam West Batman and Julie Neumar Catwoman. [nggallery id=81] The Caped Crusader meets his match! From the original comics…

 

by Daniel Pickett
October 2, 2012
Toy makers such as Hasbro and Mattel showed off their entrants to the busy holiday toy season at the Time to Play Holiday Showcase Friday. A new Furby and Barbie are among the holiday hopefuls. MarketWatch’s Andria Cheng reports via WSJ’s WorldStream.

 

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
June 22, 2012
Mattel honors and takes inspiration from Ruth and Elliot Handler — True Visionaries in the Toy Industry   EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— At a ceremony earlier today at its Southern California headquarters, Mattel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAT) renamed and dedicated its design center the Handler Team Center in honor of founders Ruth and Elliot Handler. Joined…

 

by Daniel Pickett
June 11, 2012
Barbie®, Hot Wheels®, Monster High® and Fisher-Price® Extend Play Outside of the Toy Box with New Global Consumer Products Initiatives LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)— At the 2012 Las Vegas Licensing International Expo, Mattel, Inc. will showcase its powerful portfolio of iconic brands and successful properties. Mattel is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacturing and the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 11, 2012
Crayola Brings the Magic of Barbie® and Hot Wheels® to Life Through New Line of Creative Activities and Digital Coloring App EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)-– Mattel, Inc., (NASDAQ:MAT), the world’s largest toy company, and Crayola, the largest children’s art supply maker, announced today a global licensing partnership. The two companies join forces, giving children creative…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 22, 2012
Commemorative Exhibit Features Dozens of Timeless Playthings – From a 1905 Richard Steiff Teddy Bear To a 1976 Hello Kitty Plush Toy – Providing Visitors with a Look Back in Time at The Legendary Toy Store   WAYNE, NJ (February 22, 2012) – Since 1862, one brand has embodied whimsical, high-quality, innovative toys. Now celebrating…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 29, 2011
Mattel has another full slate of exclusives for Comic Con 2011.  There were several of these revealed today on G4’s ‘Attack of the Show’ but that was only about half the story. We have the full line up here with clear large pictures and full descriptions.   There are a lot of great things in the…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 28, 2011
Forget that grainy, shaky recorded-off-the-TV-with-a-cell-phone video that was posted today.  G4 and Attack of the Show have posted the segment today with the Mattel 2011 Comic Con reveals on their site for all to see.  Here it is.     Video Games – E3 2011 – AOTS Exclusive We will have more news, pictures and information…

 

by Daniel Pickett
April 27, 2011
We’ve been waiting patiently for Mattel to reveal their exclusive figures for Comic Con 2011.  There have been several hints on what we will be getting and a lot of guessing from fans.  (Here’s the thread where the detective board members of AFi try to piece together all of the hints and make their guesses.) …

 

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