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HASBRO INC. announced Thursday that it is laying off 1,000 people, a process that is expected to start in several weeks. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Hasbro to lay off 1,000 people; impact in R.I. unclear

PAWTUCKET – Toymaker Hasbro Inc. announced Thursday that it is cutting about 1,000 jobs as part of moves announced last year to save up...

Report: Hasbro division cancels 5 video game projects

PROVIDENCE – Wizards of the Coast, a division of Hasbro Inc. that makes trading card games and role-playing games including Magic: The Gathering and...
WAKANDA FOREVER: From left, Bryony Bouyer, Hasbro Inc.’s senior vice president of diversity and inclusion and multicultural strategy; Olga Lowe, manager of global brand development and marketing; Tayla Reo, product development manager; and Phil Johnston, senior creative writer, pose with arms crossed in a salute made famous in Marvel Entertainment LLC’s Universe’s “Black Panther” movie. 

Equity is serious business for this toy company

PBN 2022 Diversity Equity & Inclusion Awards Entertainment: Hasbro Inc. WITH ITS STORIED, almost centurylong history, Pawtucket-based Hasbro Inc. is known as the corporate parent...

Hasbro reports $142M profit in Q2, beats Wall Street expectations

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $142 million, after a loss in the same period a year earlier. The toymaker said...
HASBRO INC.'s shareholders will vote June 8 on the proxy battle with activist investor Alta Fox Capital Management, according to letter from the toy company to its shareholders. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Hasbro calls for rejection of Alta Fox board nominees

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. is telling its shareholders that an activist investor "lacks an understanding" of the company and its slate of candidates for...
HASBRO INC. has acquired D&D Beyond, a digital toolset for the toy company’s Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, from Fandom for $146.3 million. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Hasbro acquires D&D Beyond from Fandom for $146M

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. Wednesday acquired D&D Beyond, a digital toolset for the toy company’s Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, from Fandom Inc. for...
HASBRO INC. will have new leadership on Feb. 25, when Chris Cocks formally takes over as the Pawtucket-based toy company's CEO. / COURTESY HASBRO INC.

Hasbro names new CEO from within company

PAWTUCKET – Hasbro Inc. has named its permanent replacement for Brian Goldner, the longtime CEO who died of cancer in October. Chris Cocks, a top...
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