Tag: Mattel

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x150.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Questions have been a little light this month so hopefully you guys will have more…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
WARNER BROS. CONSUMER PRODUCTS SOARS INTO TOY FAIR SEASON WITH EXTENSIVE WORLDWIDE LICENSING PROGRAM SUPPORTING THIS SUMMER’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM THE DARK KNIGHT RISES UNRIVALED TOY CHEST OF ENTERTAINMENT AND LICENSING SUPPORT FOR WORLD-CLASS PORTFOLIO TO BE SHOWCASED   Burbank, Calif., February 1, 2012 – The Bat-Signal has summoned “The Caped Crusader” to an adventurous…

 

by Daniel Pickett
February 1, 2012
— Includes #1 Licensed Preschool Property in the World: Thomas & Friends® — EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) announced today that it completed the acquisition of HIT Entertainment from a consortium of funds led by Apax Partners for $680 million in cash. HIT Entertainment is one of the largest independent owners of preschool intellectual…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 31, 2012
Toys1.jpg Some interesting toy facts that were forwarded to me from the author.  As we start the countdown to Toy Fair and our coverage it’s interesting to see these stats and the global impact of toys and toy sales.  Things like: Less than 4% of the world’s children live in the US while consuming 40% of…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 29, 2012
MOTU301-150x150.jpg Earlier this week Scott AKA Toy Guru took to the MattyCollector message boards to address some long standing discussions about Quality Control issues and Mattel’s Masters of the Universe Classics line.   He takes each figure in question and answers each issue and what was done to correct it. MOTU Classics fans,Toy Guru here. Last week…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 26, 2012
Posted moments ago on the MattyCollector Facebook page: Hey MOTUC fans! The 30th anniversary is in full swing! Without an further rambling by yours truly, here are the latest packaged shots we just got in today!   Kobra Kahn from the front. Packed out in the same pose as his vintage counterpart! Kahn will ship…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 20, 2012
mattel1.gif EL SEGUNDO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– FORTUNE announced today that Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT), the world’s largest toy company, has been ranked #79 on the 15th annual “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. This is the fifth consecutive year Mattel has been named to this prestigious list. “At Mattel, we are committed to fostering creativity, cultivating talent…

 

by Ryan "TheSuperfly" Prast
January 19, 2012
mattel.gif MOTU Fans, Hey gang, Scott “Toy Guru” Neitlich here… A lot has gone down in the last 60 days or so and it being 2012 (the 30th anniversary of the brand!) I want to try and clear the air, squash some rumors and move forward together with all of our customers and fans for a…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
MattyAFiLogo-150x150.jpg Twice a month the gang from Mattel are kind enough to answer five questions from AFi readers.  The Mattel marketing and PR team, have replied with the answers to our latest round of questions that AFi readers have posted in our forums. Mattel will took a short break earlier this month for the holidays and now they…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 17, 2012
Because of the 15th falling on a Sunday and MLK Day yesterday the next MattyCollector sale will be today January 17th.  There are a few old items such as Battle Cat, Faker, Battle Armor Skeletor and Panthor that can be had for the new 2012 pricing. And then there are the 2 new items today:…

 

by Daniel Pickett
January 13, 2012
  Manufacturer: Mattel Release Date:  February 15th, 2012 Wave/Assortment: Online Exclusive/February 2012 Club Eternia Figure Packaging: Single boxed Accessories: staff Eagle with perch and armor Scale: 6" Sculpted By: The Four Horsemen Notes: Newly engineered folding wings.  THE PACKAGE    

 

by Erik "Superfriend" Skov
January 11, 2012
smiley-laughing.gif Ryan, our fellow blogger, inspired me twice in the creation of this blog.  First, I wanted to show how easy it is to write a blog.  Second, he posted in the forums about something that made me want to respond.  I could have responded in the thread, but since Julius gave me this soapbox (and…

 

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