strong sales with only a few periods of weakness, the toy 's day as a Mattel ( MAT -0.6% ) mainstay might be over. Girls have ..... multi-year stacks look even weaker. A refresh from Mattel on Barbie is likely, although a fresh doll brand also
difficult for outsiders. Mattel manufactures and markets toy products that are sold ..... families, including toys for infants and preschoolers ..... puzzles, educational toys , media-driven products, and fashion-related toys . Mattel 's portfolio includes ..... addition, it manufactures toy products for all segments
Shares of Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS ) are on watch after Mattel 's report on physical toy sales deflates confidence in the sector. There ..... slide in demand that Barbie and Hot Wheels did for Mattel . HAS -2.2% premarket Post your comment!
July 17 (Reuters) - Mattel Inc, the world's largest toymaker, reported a 9 percent fall in quarterly sales as demand for its Barbie dolls and preschool toys continued to fall.
Mattel ’s second-quarter results ..... say we were surprised that Mattel had a difficult quarter. Admittedly ..... experienced. In our opinion, Mattel ’s narrow moat remains intact ..... partners will creep into the toy aisle. This growing need for promotional ..... Price, which fell 17% despite Mattel ’s efforts to rebrand and repackage
consistent evolution of toy companies Hasbro and Mattel protects their narrow ..... salesperson help), others like toys , office supplies, and ..... and Acquisition Position Toy Companies for Success ..... away from traditional toy manufacturer offerings ..... Narrow-moat firms Mattel MAT and Hasbro HAS are
Mattel ’s fourth quarter suffered ..... particularly surprised that a toy company would suffer a similar ..... maintaining its market share in the toy aisle. In our opinion, shares ..... longer term impact on some of Mattel 's more established core brands
Mattel 's third-quarter results again pleased ..... that incorporate some of the most-demanded toys in the marketplace, notably the other girls ..... growth (2% in the quarter), we think Mattel can still expand sales and margins thanks
Mattel MAT continues to adapt to children's ..... will be business as usual, but think Mattel risks falling slightly shy of its targeted ..... incremental segments of the children's toy market is imperative in order for Mattel to continue to grow its top line at a
first-quarter results reiterated the sales stability the toy industry is experiencing in 2013, in line with Mattel 's MAT earnings last week. Both narrow-moat companies have ..... recent economic slowdown, and we expect this to continue, as toys remain a guilty pleasure that parents are willing to indulge