Mattel And Warner Bros. Pictures To Bring Barbie To The Big Screen Starring Margot Robbie

– Academy Award®-nominated Margot Robbie to star as Barbie® and co-produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment banner, alongside Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara from LuckyChap Entertainment – Movie deal first announced by Mattel Films, the new ….

Mattel Announces Global Licensing Agreement With Global Boy Band BTS

HONG KONG, Jan. 6, 2019 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Fair a comprehensive, worldwide licensing agreement with BTS (acronym for Bangtan Sonyeondan or “Beyond the Scene”), the seven-member South Korean boy…

American Girl’s 2019 Girl Of The Year(TM) Blaire Has The Recipe For Creating Meaningful Connections

— American Girl Promotes Mealtime Togetherness as a Healthy Alternative to Today’s Digital Distractions — MIDDLETON, Wis., Dec. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Tonight, millions of girls everywhere are counting down to welcome the New Year and American …

Mattel® Introduces “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” Board Game

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 17, 2018 — Today, Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) and Viacom Nickelodeon Consumer Products announce the launch of MTV’s “Jersey Shore Family Vacation” board game. Inspired by MTV’s highest rated show, the board game engages consumers wit…

Mattel® Launches New Card Game Silicon Valley Startups(TM)

Inspired by the Game Play, Brand Partners with ABC Shark Tank’s Daymond John to Fund $50,001 to the “Best of the Worst” Startup Pitch EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mattel (NASDAQ: MAT) launches Silicon Valley Startups, a …

Barbie Honors Savannah Guthrie And Hoda Kotb As Role Models With One-Of-A-Kind Dolls

TODAY Show Co-hosts Celebrated as Part of the Barbie Shero Program to Inspire the Next Generation of Girls EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: MAT) – Today, Barbie® honors journalists Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb as role …

Hot Wheels Selects Fan’s Custom Car To Be Immortalized As Die-Cast Toy And Sold In 2019

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 31, 2018 — Hot Wheels announced Luis Rodriguez and his 2JetZ custom car as the winner of the Hot Wheels Legends Tour, a 15-stop tour that scoured the nation in search of a custom car worthy of being made into a 1:64 die-cast…

Mattel Reports Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results

– Third quarter Net Sales of $1.44 billion.

– North America Net Sales increased by 4%; Gross Sales increased by 6%; highest sales growth in North America since Q4 2015.

– Recaptured position as the #1 toy company globally in each of the last four…

Mattel Expands Role Of Board Member And Global Toy Industry Veteran Soren T. Laursen To Executive Director

Mr. Laursen held a variety of leadership roles at The LEGO Group for more than 25 years, including serving as President of LEGO Systems for over a decade, and was most recently CEO of TOP
TOY, the largest retailer of toys and children’s products in…

Barbie Pushes Global Initiative To Champion Girls’ Limitless Potential With “Dream Gap Project”

Ahead of International Day of the Girl, Brand Announces Commitment to Combat Gender Bias EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — (NASDAQ: MAT) – Today, Barbie® announces the Dream Gap Project, a multi-year global initiative to raise awareness …

Mattel Announces Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results Conference Call

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its third quarter 2018 financial results on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern time. Following this, …

Mattel’s First Global Day Of Play Brings The Power Of Play To Thousands Of Children

More than 1,000 Mattel Employees Will Volunteer in Support of Hospitals, Schools and Other Children’s Organizations Around the World EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced its first-ever Global …

Mattel Elects Dr. Judy Olian To Board Of Directors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Dr. Judy Olian, the ninth President of Quinnipiac University and former Dean of the UCLA Anderson School of Management, has been elected to the Company’s Board of Dir…

Thomas & Friends Launches Collaboration With the United Nations to Inspire the Next Generation of Global Citizens

The collaboration was launched today at the United Nations Headquarters in a roundtable event supported by Actress, Filmmaker and Activist Olivia Wilde New Thomas & Friends Season 22 “Big World! Big Adventures!” Debuts Today on Nickelodeon to Explore …

Mattel Launches New Theatrical Film Division

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 6, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the creation of Mattel Films, a new division of the Company focused on developing and producing motion pictures based on the Company’s iconic and globally-recognized franch…

UNO® Holds Title as #1 Games Property in the United States*

UNO® is once again the number-one games property in the U.S. exclusive of collector card games, according to latest NPD Group U.S. Retail Tracking Report[1].

Mattel Launches Global Franchise Management Group To Extend Mattel Brands To Consumer Products, Content Distribution, Digital Gaming

CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT FRANCHISE VETERAN, JANET HSU, TO LEAD NEWLY FORMED ORGANIZATION – Janet Hsu will oversee a newly-created Global Franchise Management organization, complementing Mattel’s toy business, to extend the company’s brands to new …

Mattel Promotes Steve Totzke to Chief Commercial Officer

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 16, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced the promotion of Steve Totzke to the role of Chief Commercial Officer, with oversight of a new, unified global commercial organization for Mattel, effective immediately. Mr…

Mattel Elects Adriana Cisneros And Roger Lynch To Board Of Directors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 — Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that Adriana Cisneros, CEO of Cisneros Group of Companies, and Roger Lynch, President and CEO of Pandora Media, Inc., have been elected to the company’s Board of Directors,…

Mattel Reports Second Quarter 2018 Financial Results

– Worldwide net sales of $841 million in the second quarter. – Barbie® and Hot Wheels® continue strong momentum; Barbie gross sales up 12% and Hot Wheels gross sales up 21%, despite impact of Toys “R” Us™ liquidation. – Net sales decline driven by …