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Topic: Hasbro

Will Video Game-Toy Hybrids Save the Industry or Eat It?

Trend could a bubble or the future of playtime

Until recently, your kid’s brain has been the best place to stage battles between Spider-Man and Skeletor. But technology has made this a brave new world, and digital architects have…

OMD Has Been Selected the Global Media Agency of the Year [Updated]

Revenue growth of $225 million in 2013

Steady are the hands that guide OMD. It’s a Monday afternoon in early January, and a handful of the media agency’s top executives are gathered at its headquarters near Wall Street to…

Big Account Wins Make Grey the 2013 Global Agency of the Year

Strategic and creative renaissance under CEO Jim Heekin

Even a confident Jim Heekin admits that waiting for the Gillette decision from Procter & Gamble was a nail-biter. As the Grey Group CEO sat in his fourth-floor office overlooking New…

Watch This Vintage 80s Teen Ad for 'Get In Shape Girl'

VideoWatch's Stupid Awesome video of the week

Hasbro's Get in Shape Girl was undoubtedly "so appealing." And you'll have trouble not belting out the theme song after watching this vintage 80s ad. Come for the ahead-of-its-time respect for the…

Grey Wins Hasbro Brands

Incumbent Uproar also competed

Grey New York has won a sizeable global share of Hasbro brands after a review that included incumbent Uproar. The win is a homecoming for Grey, which worked for the…

In Monopoly's Battle of the Brands, Carnival Crushes Coke, Nestlé and More

Facebook challenge has surprising results

Some of the world’s largest brands are squaring off today in a high-stakes game of ... Monopoly. Well, kinda. To promote its new, brand-centric game, Monopoly Empire, Hasbro is hosting a…

First TV Commercial for Monopoly's New Cat Game Piece Is Somewhat Anti-Cat

Get off the board already!

Your cat loves board games, just not the same way you do. Your beloved feline wants to scatter all the pieces and then park her furry bum in the middle…

Agency Founder Patrick McGrath Dies

New York shop began in a suite at the Plaza Hotel

Patrick McGrath, co-founder and former CEO of Jordan Case McGrath, died Saturday from complications related to prostate cancer at the age of 79. He lived in Pelham Manor, N.Y., and…

Hasbro Transforms

Between a strong video game franchise and growing success at The Hub, Hasbro's big screen missteps might not matter that much

For Hasbro, the last few years since Michael Bay’s first Transformers have been something of a slow-motion rebrand, in which the toy maker has decided to be an intellectual property…

The Hub Hires a New CMO

NFL Network vet Kaplan to oversee marketing at kids' network

Discovery Communications' joint venture with Hasbro, The Hub, has tapped Dena Kaplan to join its team as the company's new chief marketing officer. Kaplan hails from NFL Network and will…

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