FRENCH toymakers signed a pact on Tuesday, three months before Christmas, to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes the government blames for keeping women out of maths and science careers.

[NEW YORK] Mattel on Wednesday unveiled a line of "gender-inclusive" dolls in a bid to respond to youth seeking toys not "dictated by gender norms," a company vice president said.

[NEW YORK] Mattel on Thursday reported a smaller loss in the second quarter, following sales growth in key franchises including Barbie, Hot Wheels and Toy Story 4.

[LOS ANGELES] A limited edition David Bowie Barbie was unveiled on Thursday by toymaker Mattel to honor the 50th anniversary of the release of the iconic singer's hit single "Space Oddity."

[BENGALURU] Toymaker Mattel last week rejected another merger offer from Bratz doll maker MGA Entertainment, MGA's chief executive officer, Isaac Larian, said on Tuesday.

[EL SEGUNDO, US] She is turning 60 this year and still doesn't have a single wrinkle....