(Reuters) - Mattel Inc needs to move with a "sense of urgency" to create toys that connect with young customers, its interim CEO said, as dolls based on Disney's blockbuster film "Frozen" stole the show from its Barbie dolls in the holiday quarter.
Jan 30 (Reuters) - Mattel Inc needs to move with a "sense of urgency" to create toys that connect with young customers, its interim CEO said, as dolls based on Disney's blockbuster film "Frozen" stole the show from its Barbie dolls in the holiday quarter.
Jan 30 (Reuters) - Mattel Inc said worldwide sales of its Barbie dolls fell 12 percent in the all-important holiday quarter, while those of Fisher-Price preschool toys declined 11 percent.
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