Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price announced the recall of over 10 million children's products and toys on Thursday.
Toy manufacturer Fisher-Price announced Thursday that it has recalled about 10 million toys because they were dangerous to children.
Think family vacation -- on steroids.
Discount retailer Target is offering up to half off of popular toys like Barbie and Fisher Price to lure bargain hunters this holiday season, said a company statement released Wednesday.
Toymaker Mattel Corp. agreed Friday to pay $2.3 million in civil penalties for violating a federal lead paint ban that resulted in the recall of millions of its Barbie, Dora and other popular-branded toys in 2007.
Two years ago, Stephanie Kaster of Manhattan set out to plan the birthday party of a lifetime for her daughter. Granted, little Sophie didn't have many parties under her belt with which to compare it: She was not yet 3.
The toymakers' motto for 2008: If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
If you thought the discounts were big before Christmas, just wait until Dec. 26th. That's when retailers will really slash prices.
Even though the sun was hours away from rising, bargain-hunters at a Wal-Mart store in Union were fully awake and ready to shop.
CNN's Allan Chernoff reports on reactions from the public, government and Mattel after the company's latest toy recall.
The CEO of Mattel Inc. insisted Tuesday that his company has "rigorous standards" and apologized as the company was forced to recall millions of toys for the second time in two weeks.
More laptops for toddlers and MP3 players for infants are stocked on store shelves this holiday shopping season as Fisher Price and Playskool battle it out with Sony and Nintendo for dominance in the toy box.
CNN's Kristie LuStout talks to Jungwon Hahn, the man behind the popular multi-player game StarCraft.
It's only the first day of October but Wal-Mart set the ball rolling on holiday price wars Monday by announcing deep discounts on some popular toys for the holiday shopping season.
Sporting a bright gold badge and packing hidden silly surprises, this year's T.M.X. Elmo is more "special" than last year's, Fisher-Price said Thursday.
Fisher-Price and the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced Tuesday a recall of 155,000 of its Laugh & Learn Learning Kitchen toys because of small parts that pose a choking risk for small children.
Wal-Mart, increasingly eager to grab as many early holiday sales as it can, announced a second round of price cuts on 15,000 items on Thursday.
Even though Mattel CEO Robert Eckert tried to pacify analysts on Monday by saying that "the recalls are behind us," in reality, those recalls are the least of its problems as the toymaker gears up for the critical holiday shopping season.
Georgia mom finds out kids tested positive for lead. What does it mean? CNN's Rusty Dornin reports.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel Inc., announced late Tuesday that it is recalling about 700,000 Chinese-made toys that have excessive amounts of lead paint.
Mom confronts Mattel in person
The Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Mattel, announced a recall of 844,000 toys that contain excessive levels of lead paint Tuesday night - the third such recall of Chinese-manufactured toys by Mattel this summer.
Mattel Inc., whose reputation has been battered by two high-profile toy recalls this summer, will announce on Wednesday the recall of a third batch of Chinese-made toys because they may contain excessive amounts of lead paint, The Associated Press has learned.
China lashed out Wednesday at the U.S. by claiming its soybean exports contained pesticides, poisonous weeds and dirt
Mattel Inc. Tuesday recalled more than 9 million toys made in China and sold in the United States, including "Polly Pocket" and "Batman" dolls and other popular figures, because of loose magnets and lead paint - its second major recall in less than a month.
The boss of a Chinese toy manufacturing company involved in a Mattel recall after its products were found to contain excessive lead levels has hanged himself, Chinese media reported Monday.
The head of a Chinese toy manufacturing company at the center of a huge U.S. recall has committed suicide, a state-run newspaper said Monday
Toy sales climbed in the first half of 2007 as new product innovations helped lift overall industry sales, a report released Friday said.
Mattel Inc. said Thursday it expects the recall of Chinese-made toys, such as popular preschool characters like Sesame Street's Elmo and Big Bird, to cost the company about $30 million.
Mattel Inc.'s Fisher-Price division is issuing a global recall of 1.5 million toys made in China because their paint may contain too much lead, marking the latest in a string of recalls that have fueled U.S.-China tensions over the safety of Chinese products.
Toymaker Mattel Inc. reported higher second-quarter profits Monday that met Wall Street expectations, although U.S. sales of its flagship Barbie brand fell in the period.
Toymaker Mattel on Monday posted first-quarter profits, versus expectations for a loss, as strong sales of its pre-school Fisher-Price toys and its Hot Wheels toys for boys offset a 21 percent drop in U.S. sales of Barbie dolls.
Toymaker Fisher-Price agreed to pay nearly $1 million in fines to settle charges that it failed to tell the government about a safety risk in its Little People® Animal Sounds Farm that posed a serious choking risk to small children, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) said Thursday.
Toymaker Fisher-Price said Thursday it is recalling 500,000 "Laugh and Learn" Bunny toys after finding that the pompom nose on the product can detach and pose a serious choking risk for small children.
Toy sales inched upward in 2006 helped by the last quarter of the year which included the critical holiday season, a report released Tuesday said.
T.M.X. Elmo is about to get some company.
Mattel, the No. 1 toymaker, on Monday reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits and sales, boosted by improved sales of its flagship Barbie brand and strong sales of its Fisher-Price pre-school toys division.
Parents, get ready. Toy Wishes magazine on Wednesday unveiled its annual list of this year's must-have toys for tots.
The much-anticipated top-secret 10th-anniversary Elmo, code-named "T.M.X. Elmo" is finally here - and it's the hysterically laughing, belly-clutching, floor-thumping Elmo.
The top-secret 10th-anniversary Elmo, code-named "Elmo T.M.X.," will finally be unveiled to the world next Tuesday. But will it live up to the hype?
Fisher-Price Inc. and the Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday issued a recall for about 614,000 infant musical toy chairs, warning that the product poses a potential strangulation risk to young children.
Toy retailers are seeing interactive, tech-based toys and dolls leading the pack in Black Friday sales.
What do dolls and ponies have in common with crossbows and energy beam blasters? They're all toys that have the potential to cause childhood injuries, or even death, according to an organization advocating toy safety.
About 246,000 electric scooters made by Razor USA and 34,000 battery-powered scooters and mini bikes made by Fisher-Price have been recalled due to safety concerns, the government said Tuesday.
Here is the complete list of toys deemed dangerous Tuesday by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG), arranged by category, with manufacturers listed when available:
Think twice before you buy your daughter the Hilary Duff glitter nail polish or other such seemingly safe playthings as cute plush toys and cuddly baby dolls. They could pose a potentially serious hidden hazard for your kids, a consumer report said Tuesday.
Barbie dolls from the "Princess and the Pauper" line and some high-tech toys featuring Elmo and Barney are among the "Hot Dozen" toys on the Toy Wishes magazine list announced Tuesday.
Ah, the holidays. Whether the year's been great or rotten, they persist in coming around and reminding us to enjoy ourselves. And this year, we're grateful for the break.
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