Barbie

Wallshoppe Launches New Barbie™ Wallpaper Collection, Designed in Collaboration with Mattel

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 2:15pm

b"LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wallshoppe, a purveyor of hip, sustainable, and fun wallpaper has teamed up with Mattel to create a vast collection of inspiring and fashionable wallpaper designs.\nAvailable exclusively through Wallshoppe, the Barbie x Wallshoppe collection features a wide variety of vintage designs inspired by the legacy of this ground-breaking doll.

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  • b"LOS ANGELES, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Wallshoppe, a purveyor of hip, sustainable, and fun wallpaper has teamed up with Mattel to create a vast collection of inspiring and fashionable wallpaper designs.\nAvailable exclusively through Wallshoppe, the Barbie x Wallshoppe collection features a wide variety of vintage designs inspired by the legacy of this ground-breaking doll.
  • Barbie founder Ruth Handler created a doll to show girls they had choices - that they could be anything.
  • Just as the original Barbie doll revolutionized the toy industry, Wallshoppe's new line of Barbie wallpaper is sure to transform any space into a fun ode to mid-century, classic fashion nostalgia.\nThese unique wallpaper designs come in a variety of colors and styles, so whether customers choose to brighten up an entire room, adorn an accent wall, or refinish a piece of furniture, they'll be sure to find the perfect wallpaper design with this timeless collection.\nThe collection includes peel & stick wallpaper, traditional wallpaper rolls, removable life size Barbie murals and is available to purchase at wallshoppe.com.\nWallshoppe designs in-house and prints on 100% non-toxic, eco friendly paper in Los Angeles.\nIf you would like more information about this topic, please call Matt McKee at (213) 995-6200 or contact via email.\n"

Mattel Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results Conference Call

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 9:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that it plans to release its first quarter 2021 financial results on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at approximately 4:05 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • Following this, Mattel will host a conference call and webcast at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
  • The conference call will be webcast on Mattel's Investor Relations website, https://investors.mattel.com/ .
  • Since its founding in 1945, Mattel is proud to be a trusted partner in empowering children to explore the wonder of childhood and reach their full potential.

Mattel Chairman and CEO Ynon Kreiz to Participate in Virtual DA Davidson Consumer Growth Conference

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 2:05pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ynon Kreiz will participate in a fireside chat at the virtual DA Davidson Consumer Growth Conference on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ynon Kreiz will participate in a fireside chat at the virtual DA Davidson Consumer Growth Conference on Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.
  • The webcast will be available on Mattels Investor Relations website, https://mattel.gcs-web.com/ .
  • An archive of the webcast will be available on the Companys website shortly after the completion of the live webcast.
  • Mattel is a leading global toy company and owner of one of the strongest catalogs of childrens and family entertainment franchises in the world.

Mattel, Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 9:42pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (Mattel or the Company) announced today that it has priced the previously announced offering of $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.375% Senior Notes due 2026 (the 2026 Notes) and $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.750% Senior Notes due 2029 (the 2029 Notes and, together with the 2026 Notes, the Notes).

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) (Mattel or the Company) announced today that it has priced the previously announced offering of $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.375% Senior Notes due 2026 (the 2026 Notes) and $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of 3.750% Senior Notes due 2029 (the 2029 Notes and, together with the 2026 Notes, the Notes).
  • The closing of the offering is expected to occur on March 19, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
  • The Notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by all of the Companys existing and future wholly owned domestic restricted subsidiaries that are borrowers or guarantors under its senior secured revolving credit facilities.
  • This press release contains a number of forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.

Betty Crocker™ Partners with Barbie™ Dream Gap Project to Empower Girls to Realize Their Limitless Potential

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 3:09pm

For its first initiative, Betty Crocker is partnering with Barbie and the brands Dream Gap Project initiative, another cultural icon that shares a commitment to helping children reach for the stars.

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  • For its first initiative, Betty Crocker is partnering with Barbie and the brands Dream Gap Project initiative, another cultural icon that shares a commitment to helping children reach for the stars.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210303005671/en/
    Betty Crocker Partners with Barbie Dream Gap Project to Empower Girls to Realize Their Limitless Potential ~ In Celebration of International Womens Day, Betty Crocker Unveils the BettyLab to Inspire Connection, Experimentation and Innovation (Photo: Business Wire)
    We believe the kitchen is more than a room and baking is just the beginning, said Stephanie Lensing, Brand Experience Manager, Betty Crocker.
  • In 2018, Barbie launched the Barbie Dream Gap Project as a global initiative to give girls the resources and support they need to continue believing in themselves.
  • To draw attention to this important cause, it is introducing a special edition Betty Crocker + Barbie Dream Gap Project Baking Better Futures cake mix that is available at retailers for a limited time.

Mattel Television and Nickelodeon Announce Plans to Produce an Animated Series and Live-action Television Movie Musical Based on Iconic Monster High Franchise

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:35pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Nickelodeon today announced plans to produce a new animated series and live-action television movie musical based on Monster High, the iconic franchise about the children of famous monsters and creatures.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) and Nickelodeon today announced plans to produce a new animated series and live-action television movie musical based on Monster High, the iconic franchise about the children of famous monsters and creatures.
  • Monster Highs strong message of inclusivity is more relevant than ever, said Fred Soulie, General Manager, Mattel Television.
  • They are the ideal partners to bring these beloved characters and their stories to life through episodic television and the live-action television movie.
  • Production on the Monster High animated TV series is overseen for Nickelodeon by Claudia Spinelli, Senior Vice President, Animation Development.

Mattel Television Announces Two New Barbie® Specials Premiering in 2021

Thursday, February 18, 2021 - 6:17pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the upcoming launch of two all-new animated Barbie specials.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today the upcoming launch of two all-new animated Barbie specials.
  • Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday, the first dedicated television movie featuring Barbies younger sister Chelsea in a starring role, will launch globally on broadcasters and streaming services this spring.
  • The second special, which follows the success of last years Barbie Princess Adventure, will be a musical that follows Barbie and her friends to New York City.
  • Executive producers for Barbie & Chelsea The Lost Birthday include Bonnett, Fred Soulie, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mattel Television and Christopher Keenan, Senior Vice President, Content Development and Production, Mattel Television.

Venzee Appoints Mega Brands Former Founder, President and CEO to the Board

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 - 2:00pm

Mr. Bertrand was the founder, President and CEO of Mega Brands, which was acquired by Mattel Brands in 2014 for more than US $450M.

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  • Mr. Bertrand was the founder, President and CEO of Mega Brands, which was acquired by Mattel Brands in 2014 for more than US $450M.
  • "I am pleased to be joining John Abrams and his team on the Board of Directors as they scale the Venzee solution worldwide," stated Mr. Bertrand.
  • "At Mega Brands, we worked with retailers in 100 countries and listed thousands of SKUs with them.
  • Venzee has proven its business model with some of the largest brands in the world, validating their digital solution for the global supply chain."

Mattel Developing UNO® Live-Action Motion Picture

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 9:39pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that the company is developing UNO, the number one game in the world*, into a live-action motion picture.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) announced today that the company is developing UNO, the number one game in the world*, into a live-action motion picture.
  • In addition, Quality Controls Kevin Coach K Lee, Pierre P Thomas and Brian Sher will produce for Quality Films.
  • Robbie Brenner, executive producer, and Kevin McKeon, supervising producer, will lead the project for Mattel Films.
  • "At Mattel Films, we are looking to explore stories that bring our brands to life in unexpected ways, said Brenner.

Barbie Named 2020 Top Global Toy Property of the Year, Per NPD

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 1:41pm

Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.

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  • Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.
  • In addition, Hot Wheels Singles 1/64 assortment was recognized as the global top-selling toy of the year.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210127005559/en/
    Mattel, Inc. announced that its iconic Barbie brand has been named the 2020 top global toy property of the year by the NPD Group, a leading global information company.
  • In the United States, NPD also ranked Mattel in 2020 as the #1 manufacturer for a remarkable 27th consecutive year.