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  • Hub easily tops Discovery Kids numbers but has long climb ahead

     
    The Hub, a new kids cable television channel co-owned by cable programmer Discovery Communications and toy giant Hasbro Inc., launched on Sunday and easily improved on the numbers that Discovery Kids was delivering. Of course, that wasn't really much of.....
  • Retail Roundup: Sears, Toys R Us, Harry & David

     
    To celebrate the opening of 79 in-store toy shops, Sears stores are hosting a grand opening event Saturday that will feature cupcakes, prizes and other activities. Sears launched 20 pilot toy shops last year and recently decided to extend the......
  • Target announces pre-Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales

     
    Joining the parade of retailers that are getting a head start on Black Friday, Target Corp. will roll out its pre-Thanksgiving four-day sale starting Sunday, Nov. 21, offering deals on more than 170 items. Online shoppers can also find deals......
  • 'The Thing' is loose: Universal adjusts 2011 release schedule

     
    The Universal Pictures slate is getting a little cloudy. The studio has decided to remove "The Thing," its prequel to the 1982 John Carpenter science-fiction picture, from its scheduled April 29, 2011, opening, leaving the film without a release date........
  • Holiday window gazing

     
    It's that time of year again, when retailers pull out all the holiday decorating stops. I was in Las Vegas over the weekend, and I snapped a photo of this Ted Baker-does-Marilyn Monroe window at the Forum Shops. The best......
  • Consumer Confidential: More job openings, more subprime loans, more Mattel toys

     
    Here's your treetop-lover Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Looking for work? Your odds just got a little better. Employers posted a sharp increase in job openings in October, signaling that more people could be added to......
  • Universal in talks to sell Focus Features to Gores brothers

     
    Universal Pictures is in talks to sell its specialty film label Focus Features to investor brothers Alec and Tom Gores, according to people familiar with the matter. The discussions, which are still in early stages, calls into question whether the......
  • Discovery goes after rich men who love toys with new Velocity channel

     
    Discovery Communications thinks there is an untapped market in men making more than six figures and is launching a new cable network to cater to their needs. Velocity, described by the company as an "upscale male lifestyle network," will make......
  • NASA picks Union Park students’ video for Transformers award

     
    A video by four Union Park Elementary fifth-graders has won the top prize in a contest sponsored by NASA and Hasbro, the makers of “Transformers” toys. The students won first place in the elementary division of the the Optimus Prime contest...
  • Greenpeace campaign targets Mattel

     
    Activists rappelled down the face of the 15-story El Segundo headquarters of Mattel, the world’s largest toy company, on Tuesday and hung a giant banner of a frowning Ken doll look-alike with the message: “Barbie, it's over. I don’t...
  • Sweepstakes to give away souped-up Disney-Pixar Cars 2 prizes

     
    Disney-Pixar fans are sure to get revved up about a contest that is offering one lucky winner the ultimate Cars 2 prize. If you're 13 or older and a U.S. resident, you can enter the Cars 2 Secret Sweepstakes. The grand prize is a Cars 2 room makeover,...
  • 'Ouija' latest movie scrapped over budget concerns

     
    Hollywood's growing budget scrutiny has found another victim: "Ouija." Universal Pictures has canceled its plans to make a movie based on the classic board game after it became clear that the special-effects-heavy supernatural picture would cost around...