Mattel, Hasbro profit as emerging markets pick up their toys
from The Wall Street Journal via Fox Business
Blockbuster motion pictures often are the headiest contributors to toy makers' results, but the bigger story for Mattel Inc. and Hasbro Inc. is the boost they are getting from international sales. The pair are puling fast growth overseas, particularly in emerging markets. Global sales have helped Mattel, the world's largest toy company by revenue, and Hasbro, the industry's No. 2, offset continued weakness in the U.S.
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