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Mattel hires Saban Brands chief to head new franchise division

Mattel Inc said on Thursday Janet Hsu, the chief executive of Power Rangers owner Saban Brands, will join the Barbie doll maker as head of a newly created franchise division......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 30th, 2018

Why Mattel Needs to Stick With Inclusive Barbies

Millennial mothers want more diversity. A doll of Frida Kahlo, released this spring as part of Barbie's Inspiring Women line, should have been an occasion to celebrate for fans of the 20th-century Mexican.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 25th, 2018

Family of Suicide Bombers Attacks Churches in Indonesia

A family of suicide bombers, including children, killed at least seven people and injured dozens in attacks at churches in Indonesia, the latest in a wave of Islamic State-inspired violence in the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 13th, 2018

Celebrity Waiters Luncheon rocks the stately Fairmont Olympic Hotel with its usual flair

“Wilder and crazier” was how one perennial guest described the 34th annual Celebrity Waiters Luncheon on Friday at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Heads swiveled as a parade of attendees dressed in wigs and glittering costumes inspired by Broadway.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2018

Mexican relatives win injunction against Frida Kahlo Barbie

Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 20th, 2018

A Genocide Incited on Facebook, With Posts From Myanmar’s Military

With fake pages and sham accounts, the military targeted the mostly Muslim Rohingya minority group, said former military officials, researchers and civilian officials......»»

Category: mediaSource: nyt3 hr. 21 min. ago

All 11 sectors of the S&P 500 trade firmly higher in tech-inspired afternoon rally

All of the S&P 500 index sectors on Tuesday were trading in positive territory, and 10 of those sectors boast gains of at least 1%, led by 2.3% surge in the information technology sector. The S&P 500 index was up 1.6% at 2,794, trading at around ses.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch4 hr. 36 min. ago

Dead lobby syndrome: An affliction only experience can cure

Think about the building where you go to work every day. Are you inspired when you walk in the front door? Are you e.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetwork5 hr. 6 min. ago

China, Ending Denials, Defends Muslim Detentions as Vital for Stability

A senior Chinese official offered the government’s fullest defense so far of its mass detention program for Muslims in China’s far west, saying it formed a bulwark for social stability and suggesting the detentions are voluntary......»»

Category: topSource: wsj9 hr. 6 min. ago

CaroMont Health plans medical building in European-inspired village in east Gaston

CaroMont Health has signed on to develop a medical office building in a European-inspired, mixed-use development in Cramerton. The hospital company will build a 22,000-square-foot structure that will hold at least a physician, along with family medici.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 15th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Interim CEO of USA Gymnastics says she now regrets anti-Nike tweet

Mary Bono, who on Friday was named interim chief executive of USA Gymnastics, said Saturday she regretted a September tweet in which she disparaged Nike Inc., a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 14th, 2018

USA Gymnastics Interim CEO Mary Bono Criticized Nike in Tweet

Mary Bono, who on Friday was named interim chief executive of USA Gymnastics, said Saturday she regretted a September tweet in which she disparaged Nike, a sponsor of the U.S. Olympic Committee......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 14th, 2018

The Perfect Storm: Trade War Could Have "A Catastrophic Effect" On Toy Industry

The American toy industry is headed for turmoil as the Trump administration has placed tariffs of up to 25% on about half of all goods shipped from China.  Barbie dolls, Spider-Man action figures, a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 13th, 2018

Missing Journalist Was an Insider Willing to Cross Saudi Red Lines

Jamal Khashoggi, the missing Saudi journalist now presumed dead, rankled authorities with his socially liberal views and sympathy for the Muslim Brotherhood, but he was also an insider close to some of Saudi Arabia’s most powerful princes......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 12th, 2018

China Acknowledges Re-Education Centers for Uighurs

China has retroactively changed the law to legitimize its detention of hundreds of thousands of Muslim Uighurs amid an international outcry over human rights abuses against the ethnic minority......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 10th, 2018

Under Armour reveals Golden State Warriors-inspired Curry 5 color palette

Under Armour Inc. has unveiled the latest Curry 5 colorway: royal blue and white inspired by the Golden State Warriors uniforms. The Curry 5 is the .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 9th, 2018

Doctor Who is now a Barbie

Doctor Who has it's first female doctor and Barbie has joined the celebration. The only question is, what do we call her suspenders? Keri Lumm repo.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 9th, 2018

Miami grads" NASA-inspired startup raises $5M

A southwest Ohio startup that makes apparel using the same insulation that protected NASA's space shuttles raised a $5 million seed round of funding. Oros, founded by Miami University graduates Michael Markesbery and Rithvik Venna, raised a $5 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

The biggest venture capital year ever for Greater Washington? Yes, it"s within reach.

The reverse-logistics operation of Optoro Inc. and the Mediterranean-inspired menu of falafel juggernaut Cava Group Inc. propelled Greater Washington to a strong third quarter for venture funding — and gives it a shot at a record-breaking haul f.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2018

This local entrepreneur"s business was inspired by seeing how Italians collect trash

The CEO of Kissimmee-based Underground Refuse Systems last year unveiled his new, high-tech system of providing waste containment and collection......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 6th, 2018