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Hasbro's results beat expectations

Toymaker Hasbro sees its results beat market expectations, despite seeing its losses widen as it continues cost-cutting efforts.


Lego sales soar on demand for new girls' series

Danish toy maker Lego says sales soared 25 percent last year thanks partly to the new Lego Friends series of building blocks designed for girls.


Hasbro 4Q revenue misses, to cut jobs

Toy maker Hasbro says its fourth-quarter revenue failed to meet expectations because of weaker-than-expected demand over the holidays.


Video: Lose the toys -- kids happy with boxes

A preschool teacher took away the toys in his classroom and was surprised to receive zero complaints.


Lego Sees Solid First Half Despite U.S. Concerns

Lego Chief Executive Jørgen Vig Knudstorp signaled deep concern about the U.S. toy market on Friday even after the iconic Danish toy maker reported a solid first-half performance.


Mattel to release 'Hunger Games' Barbie doll

"Hunger Games" is doing big box office its first day in theaters, and now a Barbie doll is in the works. Mattel's Barbie Collector is in the process of producing a custom collectible doll inspired by heroine Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence in Lionsgate's big-screen adaptation, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.


Could model airplanes become a terrorist weapon?

Federal officials have long been aware of the possibility someone might try to use model planes as weapons, but there are no restrictions on their purchase.


'Open Wide!' exhibit displays toys kids have cut their teeth on

Parents and children can drill down to dentistry's fun side at the National Museum of Dentistry through Jan. 30.


$15G Worth of Toys Stolen From Boston Charity

$15G Worth of Toys Stolen From Boston Charity

Massachusetts police are investigating the theft of about $15,000 worth of toys from a storage container holding donations to the "Toys for Tots" charity program, reports.


Health group sues McDonald's over Happy Meal toys

A California mother and The Center for Science in the Public Interest have sued McDonald's Corp. trying to get the fast-food chain to stop using toys to market meals to young children....


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