Hasbro

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Hasbro, Inc.
TypePublic (NYSEHAS)
IndustryToys and games
When it was created1923[1]
HeadquartersPawtucket, Rhode Island, USA
Key peopleBrian Goldner (chief executive officer)
Money earnedIncrease3.838 Billion USD (2007)[2]
Net incomeIncrease333 Million USD (2007)[2]
Employees5,900 (2005)
Websitewww.hasbro.com

Hasbro is an American toy company. It is one of the biggest toy makers in the world, 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. History of Hasbro from Hasbro's official website
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Company Profile for Hasbro Inc (HAS)". Retrieved 2008-10-01.