Shares of Hasbro ( HAS +0.3% ) hold up at the open despite a weak Q1 report from Mattel that pointed to soft consumer demand for physical toys . Retail analysts have noted that the brands at Hasbro have performed better than Mattel 's over the last year. Post your comment!
April 17 (Reuters) - Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported a net loss for the first quarter due to a fall in worldwide sales of its Barbie dolls and Fisher-Price toys .
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