Mattel launches first Barbie doll with Down’s syndrome

“Our goal is to enable all children to see themselves in Barbie, while also encouraging children to play with dolls who do not look like themselves,” said Lisa McKnight, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Barbie & Dolls, Mattel.

Mattel debuts The Little Mermaid dolls

The dolls feature the likenesses of Halle Bailey’s Ariel, Melissa McCarthy’s Ursula and Javier Bardem’s King Triton.

Hasbro and Mattel to kick off multi-year licensing partnership with Barbie Monopoly and Transformers UNO

“We are excited to pair some of the most popular brands together for the first time,” said Nick Karamanos, Senior Vice President of Entertainment Partnerships at Mattel.

Mattel pays tribute to iconic Disney villains with ‘Darkness Descends’ doll series

The range kicks off with Maleficent, designed by Lead Product Designer Carina Bilz.

Gap to kick off Mattel partnership with Barbie apparel range

“Each launch will celebrate our optimistic spirit of individuality and connection through creative expression and play,” said Christopher Goble, Head of Merchandising at Gap.

Funko, Spin Master and Mattel ready Looney Tunes mash-up ranges

The lines feature as part of Warner Bros’ 100th anniversary celebrations.

Robert Best – VP of Barbie Product Design at Mattel – on working with inventors and keeping the brand fresh

Mattel’s Robert Best on the advice he’d give inventors looking to create concepts for Barbie.

Mattel to bring back Barney in 2024

“We will introduce the iconic purple dinosaur to a new generation of kids and families around the world across content, products and experiences,” said Josh Silverman, Chief Franchise Officer and Global Head of Consumer Products at Mattel.

Mattel brings Magic 8 Ball into games with Magical Encounters

The co-op game sees players try and save a kingdom from a rampaging dragon, with the Magic 8 Ball providing both help and setbacks.

Mattel debuts Chelsea doll with Scoliosis

“We’re proud to launch the first-ever Chelsea doll with a removable back brace to continue to be more reflective of the world kids see around them,” said Lisa McKnight, Executive Vice President and Global Head of Barbie and Dolls at Mattel.

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