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Hasbro, Inc.
Public (NYSEHAS)
IndustryToys and games
HeadquartersPawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Key people
Brian Goldner (chief executive officer)
RevenueIncrease3.838 Billion USD (2007)[2]
Increase333 Million USD (2007)[2]
Number of employees
5,900 (2005)

Hasbro is an American toy company. It is one of the biggest toy makers in the world (including board games), only Mattel is larger. Hasbro also makes Monopoly, a popular board game. Their main office is in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. The company is best known for their popular 1990's electronic audio game Bop It, which got re-designed in 2008 with a series of designs which one is released each year. Hasbro has also joined up with many other companies such as Tiger Electronics who made the following audio games: Brain Warp, Brain Bash, Brain Shift and Bogoey Ball. They also make a popular memory game called Simon which involves memorizing flashing lights and sounds. The game Simon Swipe was released in 2014 and was copyrighted in 2013. There is also a Micro Series version that was released in 2014. On October 12, 2021, Longtime Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner passed away.

References[change | change source]

  1. History of Hasbro Archived 2006-05-15 at the Wayback Machine from Hasbro's official website
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Company Profile for Hasbro Inc (HAS)". Retrieved 2008-10-01.