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Scrabble rules change
Scrabble rules change
Fancy some Frosties with your Scrabble? Now you can spill them all over the board, thanks to Mattel's perverse ruling that proper nouns are no...
Just too old, doll
Just too old, doll
Barbie won the battle, but at 50, can she win the war against the little Bratz, asks Lynley Donnelly
Barbie comes out on top in Bratz battle
Barbie comes out on top in Bratz battle
Mattel, the American toy manufacturer, has won $40-million in damages in a copyright case which pitted its wholesome Barbie doll against the urban...
Barbie versus Bratz in battle of the dolls
Barbie versus Bratz in battle of the dolls
It is a classic tale of industrial espionage: top employees secretly speak to rival firms; surveillance teams follow suspected boardroom moles;...
California sues 20 firms over toxic toys
California sues 20 firms over toxic toys
California on Monday launched a lawsuit against 20 companies, accusing them of manufacturing or selling toys with illegal quantities of lead, a...
Mattel apologises to China for massive toy recalls
Mattel apologises to China for massive toy recalls
The world's largest toy maker, Mattel, apologised on Friday for damaging China's reputation after recent massive recalls of its Chinese-made toys,...
US trade deficit declines slightly
US trade deficit declines slightly
The United States trade deficit declined slightly in July as record exports of farm goods, autos and other products offset a big jump in foreign...

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