hasbro_logoHasbro: Q2 earnings up 4.8% on Transformer tie-in sales. Profit of $39.3 million, revenue $792.2 million. Hasbro is looking forward to the GI Joe movie, and placing hopes that all the upcoming movies licensed from their game products will boost their game products licensed from their movies. Oy vey. (source)

mattel_logoMattel: Q2 earnings up 82% (that’s right; no decimal place there). Profit of $21.5 million, revenue fell to $898.2 million on currency fluctuations. Sales down 25% because no tie-ins with movies like last year (Kung-Fu Panda, Batman, High School Musical). (source)