Mattel, Hasbro outplay congestion challenges — Panjiva

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Mattel, Hasbro outplay congestion challenges

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Mattel has secured the rights to produce toys based on Disney princesses with the transfer from their rival Hasbro happening in 2023. This is a win for Mattel, who had previously lost the rights. Imports of toys had a booming Q4, up 14.6%, although some of the increase may be attributed to late shipments getting through congestion at the last minute. Of these, Panjiva data shows that 3.1% of these can be associated with Disney, marking the significance of the deal. Both companies are not expected to give earnings reports until the second week of February, but Panjiva data shows that impo...

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