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Mattel ordered to pay big in Bratz doll suitSANTA ANA, CALIF. --- A federal judge ordered toy giant Mattel Inc. to pay rival MGA Entertainment Inc. more than $309 million on Thursday, a sum that dwarfs the $88 million awarded earlier...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-04/business-news
FTC approves Mattel, Tyco merger

...YORK - With Barbie making room for Tickle Me Elmo in her Dream House, about 2,700 jobs will be lost in the merger of Mattel Inc. and Tyco Toys Inc. Mattel, the world's largest toy maker, announced Thursday the Federal Trade Commission approved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/03/21/biz_205660.shtml
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Mattel leads toy industry

...Christmas. Chances are, a good portion of them will bear the Mattel name. With $4.8 billion in sales last year, Mattel Inc. is the world's largest toymaker. Its stable of products reads like a who's who at the toy store: Barbie, Fisher-Price...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/06/bus_246632.shtml
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Barbie doll is a Georgia Bulldog cheerleader

...Georgia is one of 19 schools whose colors attire the Mattel Inc. company's new University Barbie. Complete with red...Barbie's careers through the years, according to Mattel Inc.: 1959: Teen-age fashion model 1961: Ballerina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/10/ent_212730.shtml
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Barbie doll is a Georgia Bulldog cheerleader

...Georgia is one of 19 schools whose colors attire the Mattel Inc. company's new University Barbie. Complete with red...Barbie's careers through the years, according to Mattel Inc.: 1959: Teen-age fashion model 1961: Ballerina...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/11/ent_212774.shtml
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Odds and ends

...The Barbie doll will be featured as a Bond girl in a 007 gift set, along with her friend Ken as the debonaire spy. Mattel Inc. is releasing the $75 set to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first 007 thriller. Barbie has taken on many roles...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/10/21/biz_359699.shtml
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Retailers see good signs for holidays

...Toys "R" Us and KB Toys, are scrambling to get their hands on more hot toys, particularly T.M.X. Elmo from Mattel Inc.'s Fisher-Price, whose better-than-expected sales are making it increasingly likely to be the must-have toy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/08/bus_99645.shtml
Business
Toy makers hope to make movie stars out of their toys

...and Hot Wheels into movie stars. The trend, a hot topic at this week's American International Toy Fair, traces to Mattel Inc.'s "Barbie in the Nutcracker" home video in the fall of 2001. "Barbie as Rapunzel" followed a year later, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/20/liv_376213.shtml
Life & style
Getting tickled

...fits have him slapping his knee, falling to the floor, rolling over and pounding his arm. Fisher-Price, a unit of Mattel Inc., on Tuesday took the wraps off T.M.X. Elmo, ending months of unprecedented secrecy that's had the toy industry...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/20/met_97378.shtml
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Toy makers brace for tough holiday

...dollars looks to be a tough one for toy makers, who are facing rising costs amid the swooning economy. Both Barbie maker Mattel Inc., the world's largest toy retailer, and rival Hasbro Inc. said as they announced third-quarter results Monday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/10/21/bus_480227.shtml
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