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Barbie

Barbie Archives

We’re all in a Barbie world: The rise of Barbiecore

Blonde, blown-out hair, girly glitter and a relentless onslaught of pink have hit the worlds of fashion, design, and eve...

Can Hollywood star Margot Robbie make Barbie the next Lego?

The Australian actress is producing and starring in Barbie's first ever live-action movie. Will it do for Mattel what Th...
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Retail news around the globe

Malaysians dine in car during lockdown; Walgreens, Uber help access to Covid-19 vaccines; Barbie, Hot Wheels’ holiday-qu...

Barbie, Hot Wheels power Mattel’s holiday-quarter sales surge

Barbie sales surged 19 per cent with Hot Wheels up 13 per cent.

Barbie take on Tommy Hilfiger womenswear

Barbie has launched a doll depicting Gigi Hadid, the brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger womenswear.

Nike rolling out world’s first sports hijab

Nike has launched the world’s first sports hijab, which is being rolled out internationally.

Coming up: Barbie doll wearing a hijab

Mattel is about to release its first Barbie doll wearing a hijab.

Hamleys China opens super store in Xuzhou

Hamleys China has opened its second store, covering three levels in Xuzhou Sanpower International Plaza.

Cool Kids Fashion Shanghai featured 95 brands

More than 95 brands from 16 countries will be showcased at the Cool Kids Fashion Shanghai exhibition.

Barbie boredom stings Mattel sales

Barbie is still failing to attract new fans, her continuing demise hurting Mattel sales in the latest quarter.