Mattel Unveils Misty Copeland Barbie Doll, Inspiring Young Dancers At Copeland's San Pedro Training GroundsMisty Copeland, the first black principal dancer in the American Ballet Theatre, was honored Monday with a Barbie doll in her likeness.
Some Voice Privacy Concerns As 'Hello Barbie' Hits Store Shelves An innovative toy is hitting store shelves, but "Hello Barbie" is raising privacy concerns by some.
Limited-Edition Moschino Barbie Breaks Gender Stereotypes By Featuring Boy In AdThe new Moschino Barbie is smashing gender stereotypes by featuring a young boy playing with the doll in their new ad.
Mattel Releases New Commercial To Inspire Young Girls To 'Imagine The Possibilities'Imagine the possibilities. That’s the message Mattel is conveying to young girls in a clip that was posted to YouTube and has gone viral.
New Barbie Commemorates Zendaya's Dreadlocks On Oscar Night: 'How Times Have Changed'After Zendaya's Oscar look generated controversy, Mattel has developed a Barbie that immortalizes the Disney star's dreadlocks and gown from that night.
Local Stunt-Car Garage Making Life-Size Hot WheelsA local stunt-car garage is building life-size cars similar to Mattel's Hot Wheels cars that inspired generations of would-be drivers.
Chemotherapy Barbies Help Give Young Cancer Patients An Emotional LiftSpecial chemotherapy Barbie dolls are helping to give young cancer patients an emotional lift.
El Segundo-Based Mattel To Acquire Canada's Mega Brands For $460MThe world’s biggest toymaker plans to get even bigger by acquiring Canada’s Mega Brands, makers of construction building sets and arts and craft products, for $460 million.
Mom Crusades To Get Bald Cancer Barbie From MattelA Lancaster mother is on a crusade to convince toy maker Mattel to create a cancer Barbie to honor sick children.
Facebook Group Pushes For 'Bald And Beautiful' Cancer BarbieEverybody wants to fit in, especially when they’re growing up. When you’re a little girl who has to wear a scarf on your head because you’ve lost all your hair to cancer, fitting in can be a tough sell.
Mattel Founder, Creator Of Hot Wheels Dies At 95Elliot Handler, founder of the toy giant Mattel and creator of Hot Wheels, has died, the company announced today. He was 95.
Mattel Won't Use Wood From Alleged Rain Forest Clear-Cutter Mattel Inc. says it will stop using wood products from a Singapore company that's been accused of clear-cutting rain forests in Indonesia.