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Weak Barbie sales weigh on Mattel 1Q

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  • Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.

    Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Toy maker Mattel says weak sales of Barbie and markdowns to clear out excess inventory left over from a sluggish holiday season led to an unexpected first-quarter loss. Toy makers are facing a weak environment globally due to the uncertain economy and popularity of electronic gadgets.

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