Ruth Handler

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Name: Ruth Handler
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Are we falling out of love with Barbie?

As Barbie reveals that sales are down 21 per cent compared to the same period last year, we chart the story of Barbara Millicent Roberts Barbie may be losing her crown as the queen of the dolls. Toy maker Mattel announced on Thursday that global sales ... [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Activist Guru Dan Loeb Leaves His Mark in Many Ways

Scores of children have been influenced by Barbie dolls and Hot Wheels cars over the years, but few, if any, have been influenced in quite the way guru Daniel Loeb ( Trades , Portfolio ) was. His great aunt, Ruth Handler, co-founded toy company Mattel ... [Published Guru Focus - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Not-so-dumb blondes

Growing up with golden locks means dealing with decades-old stereotypes that show no signs of waning. But, really, why does the color of your hair even matter?It’s the color of sunshine and stupidity, gold and giggly, daisies and dumbness. For some reason, ... [Published The Intelligencer - Aug 29 2014]


"every little girl needed a doll through which to project herself into her dream of her future" the creator of Barbie, Ruth Handler said in a 1977 interview with The New York Times...

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Are we falling out of love with Barbie? [Published Telegraph - Oct 17 2014]
Activist Guru Dan Loeb Leaves His Mark in Many ... [Published Guru Focus - Oct 03 2014]
Not-so-dumb blondes [Published The Intelligencer - Aug 29 2014]
4-H students present award-winning speeches to ... [Published Cleveland Banner - Mar 23 2014]
Barbie a sign SI should end swimsuit issue [Published Mansfield News Journal - Feb 16 2014]
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