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Super Spy Barbie? MGA Accuses Mattel of Toy Espionage

MGA Entertainment, maker of the controversial line of Bratz dolls, threw another punch in its extended copyright brawl with Barbie maker Mattel, alleging that Mattel has for years been falsifying credentials to spy on competitors at toy fairs.

Barbie Maker Mattel's Profit Doubles to $51.6M

Toymaker Mattel Inc (MAT) said that profit for the second quarter more than doubled from a year ago. Net income for the quarter was $51.6 million or 14 cents a share, compared with $21.5 million, or 6 cents a share, in the second quarter of 2009. Net sales rose 13% from a year earlier to $1.02 billion, the company said in a statement. Operating income for the quarter was $69.4 million, from $32.5 million in the second quarter of 2009.

Preview: A New Earnings Season Kicks Off

Second-quarter earnings reports start coming in this week when Alcoa releases its latest results on Monday. This week's other anticipated quarterly reports include those from industry bellwethers Intel, Google and JPMorgan Chase.

Don Draper, meet Barbie

It may not be the best $74.95 you'll ever spend, but Mattel's "Mad Men" dolls sure have a lot of possibilities for fun. That's the suggested retail...

Barbie gets a new job: code monkey

Barbie Doll has a new job, and unlike many of the 14.8 million unemployed Americans, the new job found her -- she's a computer engineer. In an...

Barbie coupon for 20% off

Everything -- and I mean everything -- is 20% off at the Mattel store, which includes dozens of hot brands like Barbie Doll, Disney Princess, Hot...