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Mattel's 1Q Sales Shored Up by Hot Wheels and Barbie


Mattel Inc. reported better-than-expected first-quarter sales Thursday as demand for Hot Wheels and Barbies helped soften the blow of the closing of the iconic Toys R Us chain. 18 more words

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Law Partner Trades Cravath for Kirkland in Sign of Legal Star System’s Rise


For years, partners rarely left the firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. But recent defections to Kirkland & Ellis have pointed to new forces at work. 17 more words

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Fox Talks Disney, Teases 'Bohemian Rhapsody' at CinemaCon


20th Century Fox Chairman and CEO Stacey Snider addressed Disney’s deal to purchase most of Fox and also gave a first look at the highly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” in a wide-ranging and emotional presentation to theater… 19 more words

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An Elegiac Tone as 20th Century Fox Faces a Disney Future


When Stacey Snider, the studio’s chairwoman, made a presentation on Thursday it was perhaps the last time Fox would appear in front of the National Association of Theater Owners as a stand-alone entity. 19 more words

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'Star Wars Resistance' Is Disney's Latest Small-Screen Spinoff


An animated “Star Wars” children’s television series that draws visual inspiration from Japanese anime will debut later this year on the Disney Channel, Walt Disney Co and its “Star Wars” subsidiary Lucasfilm said on Thursday. 18 more words

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Disney Plays Up Local Ties in China Amid Trade Standoff


Shanghai Disneyland should be viewed as a local company in China, Walt Disney said on Thursday, shrugging off concerns that U.S.-China trade tensions could affect visitor numbers or import costs for the $5.5 billion theme park. 18 more words

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China Urges US to Avoid Damaging Business Confidence


China appealed to Washington on Thursday to avoid damaging business confidence following a report that U.S. authorities are investigating whether Chinese tech giant Huawei violated sanctions on Iran amid spiraling technology tensions. 21 more words

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