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HASBRO HAS ENTERED into an agreement with Entertainment One to acquire eOne for about $4 billion. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Opinion: Hasbro’s $4B Peppa Pig offer looks a little skinny

At first glance, Entertainment One Ltd. and Hasbro Inc. make for ideal bedfellows. The former makes kids TV hit Peppa Pig, the latter is...
FUN, YES, BUT MUCH MORE: Hasbro CEO and Chairman Brian Goldner takes part in a 2016 companywide effort to pack toys for children and families, part of the company’s ongoing philanthropic efforts and one which its decision to cut back on plastic packaging is consistent with. 

By reducing plastic use, Hasbro improves itself and the earth

With its announcement on Aug. 20 that it is looking to eliminate virtually all plastic packaging for its products, Pawtucket-based Hasbro Inc. continues to...

Signature volunteer programs keep Hasbro employees giving back

LENDING A HAND: Team Hasbro members Hannah Petrie, foreground, senior coordinator on the employee experience team at Hasbro Inc., and project engineer Bethany Whalen,...
HASBRO HAS ENTERED into an agreement with Entertainment One to acquire eOne for about $4 billion, the biggest deal in Hasbro's history, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Hasbro buys Peppa Pig owner in $4B deal

NEW YORK – Toymaker Hasbro Inc. will buy Entertainment One Ltd. for about $4 billion, its biggest deal ever, according to data compiled by...
HASBRO PLANS TO eliminate "virtually all plastic in packaging" of its products by the end of 2022. / COURTESY HASBRO

Hasbro to phase out plastic packaging

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro plans to phase out plastic from packaging for virtually all of its new products by the end of 2022, the company...
A 10% TARIFF on some Chinese products on many holiday-shopping lists will be delayed by Trump administration until mid-December. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

U.S. delays China tariffs on some holiday-shopping favorites

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration will delay until mid-December the 10% tariff on some Chinese products on many holiday-shopping lists. By granting a grace period...
HASBRO'S SECOND-QUARTER profit totaled $13.4 million. In the fall of 2017 the company held HasCon, an event that showcased Hasbro's brands - including Monopoly - and licensed products. / PBN FILE PHOTO/NICOLE DOTZENROD

Hasbro profit declines on pension settlement while sales push up

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. reported a profit of $13.4 million in the second quarter, a 77.7% decline from the same 2018 period. Earnings per diluted...
THE REMNANT of the defunct Toys R Us chain is set to return this holiday season by opening about a half dozen U.S. stores and an e-commerce site, according to people familiar with the matter. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/LUKE SHARRETT

Toys R Us, back from the dead, will open U.S. stores...

NEW YORK – Maybe American kids will only have to live through one Christmas without Toys R Us. About a year after shuttering United States operations,...

2 R.I. companies named among Points of Light’s Civic 50 honorees

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Inc. and CVS Health Corp. were named among the Civic 50 honorees of 2019 by Points of Light, the volunteerism organization...
HASBRO AND CVS Health ranked among the top 100 corporate citizens in 2019 , as determined by CR Magazine. / COURTESY CR MAGAZINE

Hasbro, CVS named again on 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking

PROVIDENCE – Hasbro Inc. and CVS Health Corp. were named to the 100 Best Corporate Citizens 2019 ranking released by CR Magazine Wednesday. The report,...
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