hasbro_logoHasbro’s Q3 profits are up 8.8% due to toy sales related to their movies. Earnings are up to $150.4 million (from $138.2 million last Q3). Revenue and sales fell slightly, but if you discount foreign exchange issues (aka strong dollar), they actually rose. (source) Hasbro will be releasing additional movies in 2010 and 2011, and it pins its toy sales hopes on these films.

Meanwhile, Hasbro is gearing up for the Monopoly World Championships in Las Vegas on Wed and Thurs this week, turning part of the Las Vegas strip into a life-sized Monopoly board. (source)