Barbie Celebrates 60th Birthday

Barbie Celebrates 60th Birthday

Barbie has been an astronaut, president, a surgeon, a news anchor, several characters in “Mad Men,” the Duchess of Cambridge, and all the members of Destiny’s Child. Her debut was at the New York Toy Fair on March 9, 1959. Then, she was simply a doll dressed in a swimsuit and a ponytail holding sunglasses […]

Barbie Dethroned as Top Holiday Toy for Girls

Barbie Dethroned as Top Holiday Toy for Girls

Barbie has been dethroned as the top holiday season toy for girls by merchandise from the movie “Frozen,” according to the National Retail Federation. About 20 percent of shopping parents plan to get “Frozen” merchandise for their girls this holiday season compared to 17 percent who plan to get Barbie. This marks the first time […]

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