April 18, 2013

Key Mattel brands drove Mattel sales for the first quarter of 2013. Mattel's net sales for the quarter were $996 million, up 7% compared to $928 million last year, and net income increased dramatically to $38.5 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to last year's first quarter net income of $7.8 million, or $0.02 per share.

January 21, 2013

JustFab, a leading fashion-subscription e-commerce site and lifestyle fashion brand, has acquired children's fashion brand and personalized e-commerce service, FabKids.

November 16, 2012

Mattel’s board of directors has named CEO Bryan G. Stockton, 59, as chairman of the board, effective Jan. 1, 2013.

August 3, 2011

Things are tough out West. Just ask Big 5 Sporting Goods, which reported another quarter of disappointing results as it continues to buck strong headwinds in the 12 Western states where its 395 stores are located.

June 7, 2011

Boyd Clark was named SVP buying at Big 5 Sporting Goods following the resignation of long-time head merchant Thomas Schlauch, the company announced.

April 22, 2011

Just in time for Earth Day, Fresh & Easy has introduced its private-label household cleaning and paper products.

April 20, 2011

Supermarket retailer Fresh & Easy, which operates stores in California, Arizona and Nevada, experienced increased losses this year, according to parent company Tesco.

March 22, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market annoumced that it has expanded its Gourmet range with a line of specially handcrafted frozen artisan pizzas from Italy, selling for $3.99.

March 2, 2011

The weak sales and profits reported Wednesday by West Coast sporting goods retailer Big 5 weren’t a surprise, as the company had warned Wall Street more than a month ago that financial results would be below expectations.

February 2, 2011

Mattel reported that for the fourth quarter, net income was $325.2 million, or 89 cents per share, compared with last year’s fourth quarter net income of $328.4 million, or 89 cents per share.

January 19, 2011

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.  -- Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced that it has debuted the winning design from its first-ever Design-A-Bag contest in its stores this week. The new reusable bag retails for only 79 cents and has already been a big hit with customers with thousands already sold. The bag's creative design was hand-drawn by Los Angeles resident Josephine Close, who received a year's worth of free groceries for winning the contest.

January 12, 2011

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market on Wednesday said it will open its first stores in Northern California in March and April, with the first two scheduled to open March 2 in San Jose and Danville.

January 7, 2011

Addressing customers' demand for affordable and nutritious meal options, Fresh & Easy is expanding its popular Eatwell line

January 5, 2011

Mattel announced that it has appointed Bryan Stockton, Mattel’s president of international, to the new position of chief operating officer, effective immediately. Stockton will report to Robert Eckert, chairman and chief executive officer of Mattel, as will Mattel’s finance, legal and human resources functions.

December 7, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced a partnership with REC Solar, a leading solar electric...

November 22, 2010

Big 5 Sporting Goods and Yowza!!, a free mobile couponing application for PDAs, have announced...

August 9, 2010

4mm Games, Terminal Reality and Def Jam Interactive have announced additional tracks from such artist...

August 5, 2010

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported that for the fiscal 2010 second quarter, net sales increased...

July 13, 2010

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market announced plans to open nine California stores in September, bringing...

July 8, 2010

Big 5 Sporting Goods reported that for the second quarter same-store sales declined 0.5% versus...