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Barbie's New Look

Yona Zeldis McDonough | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment
Yona Zeldis McDonough

Poor Barbie. The perky, plastic plaything is taking a beating. According to industry experts, Barbie's hold on today's girls is perilous at best, an...

Did Boring Business Meetings Kill Barbie?

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 12.24.2014 | Business

While Barbie was busy becoming a tech entrepreneur, the company that makes her was mired in old-school business bureaucracy. Mattel Inc., which ow...

Kevin Short

Mattel Apologizes For Depicting Barbie As An Incompetent Computer Engineer | Kevin Short | Posted 11.21.2014 | Business

Barbie is sorry. In a posting on Mattel's Barbie Facebook page Wednesday, the iconic doll apologized for a 2010 children's book that portrays her fail...

Is Entrepreneur Barbie The Doll We Have Been Waiting For?

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 06.23.2014 | Parents

Barbie has been a lot of things in her 50-year history: a fashion model, an astronaut and an "American Idol" winner. Now, she is an entrepreneur. ...

PHOTOS: If Barbie Had An Average Woman's Body

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women

What would Barbie look like if she were modeled after the average American woman? Very different, it turns out. Artist Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals....

PHOTOS: Mattel Opens Barbie Cafe

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.31.2013 | Home

Taiwan may soon become a destination for little girls the world over, thanks to the recent opening of an official Barbie-themed restaurant in the coun...

PHOTOS: Mattel To Release Will And Kate Barbie Dolls

Posted 02.16.2012 | Weddings

For those who still can't get enough of last year's royal wedding, Mattel is releasing a Barbie and Ken version of Prince William and Kate -- just in ...

PHOTOS: Hoarder Barbie?

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

When Mattel first unveiled Barbie's Dreamhouse in 1960, turning the pristine mansion into a hoarder's paradise probably wasn't what they had in mind. ...