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In 1945, Ruth and Elliot Handler and Harold Matson launch a new company named Mattel. The name “Mattel” came from the founders names, they combined their names and surnames of the merger of the company name (Matt-El) emerged. Shortly after, Harold Matson sold his share to Handler. In late 1950, Mattel made the motion that established as the world leader in the toy industry, the creation of Barbie.

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Company: Mattel

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The name of Barbie was inspired for the daughter owners, Barbara. On March 9, 1959, during the Toy Fair in New York, Mattel introduced its new bet: Barbie. Long legs, marking bust and narrow waist ...

Domain: Toys; Category: Dolls Collected Term

Skipper was born in 1964. she is the little sister of the famous doll, Barbie.

Domain: Toys; Category: Dolls

In 1996, Mattel obtained the license covering rights for all programming on Nickelodeon. This channel was the most watched by kids.

Domain: TV shows; Category: Kids shows

In 1997, Mattel introduces Becky in the market. Becky is the disabled friend in a wheelchair that Barbie has.

Domain: Toys; Category: Dolls

Ken born on 1961. In the beginning, Ken head could not turn left and right. Ken's hair was plastic at first, but eventually the company started to add real hair because the plastic tends to sag ...

Domain: Toys; Category: Dolls

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