Elly May Clampett Barbie doll caused actress Donna Douglas to sue CBS and Mattel. Ms. Douglas settles lawsuit over the use of her image as Elly MayClampett.
Kids' tablet computers can be created by adding a Crayola iMarker or Disney microphone to the iPad. With the right accessories for kids, tablet computers can be used by the whole family.
The Dow gained 104 points to close at 11913. The Nasdaq turned positive for the year, gaining 61 points to end at 2699.
Barbie doll tattoos are stirring up controversy yet again. Mattel releases the pink-haired, tattoed Tokidoki Barbie doll, which some are calling out as inappropriate for young girls. But Barbie doll tattoos have come under fire before, and Mattel has been making dolls specifically for adult collectors for years.
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of its contest to build a dream home for the Mattel doll, 'Architect Barbie.' The contest misses the point that the severe gender gap in architecture is a problem of retaining women – not one of recruiting them.
Barbie protest reaches new heights as activists rappel down Mattel headquarters to unfurl banner. Behind the Barbie protest: Greenpeace claims that the doll's packaging is made from Indonesian rain forests.
Mattel claimed that the MGA Entertainment employee who designed the Bratz doll did so while employed at Mattel
In this August 1999 photo of Jill Barad, chairman and CEO of Mattel Inc. unveils the design of the new US Postal Service Barbie doll stamp at the Mattel headquarters in El Segundo, CA. The new stamp is part of the "Celebrate the Century" series for the 1960's.
Regulations, even when well-intended, can hurt small-scale production.