The Virtual Threat to Toy Companies

The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Just like Mattel last week, Hasbro's latest earnings were a bit of a disappointment. In this segment the guys analyze the challenges in the toy industry and how companies like Apple are posing a growing threat.

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  • Report this Comment On April 24, 2012, at 7:09 AM, craig66 wrote:

    MF, Please stop with the videos. Use plain text.

  • Report this Comment On April 25, 2012, at 2:10 AM, GAdams13 wrote:

    Yes, I agree with Craig as I am currently not working in the U.S., most of these videos are unavailable for me.

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