Mattel is one of the world s leaders in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. Its family of brands includes Barbie, Hot Wheels, Matchbox, American Girl, Radica, Fisher-Price, Little People and Power Wheels. The company employs more than 30,000 people in over 40 countries and territories, as well as sells products in nearly 150 nations. Mattel s range of products includes fashion dolls, games and puzzles, messenger bags, wallets, watches, sunglasses, socks, throw blankets, electronics and sporting goods. It operates an international segment that sells products directly to retailers and wholesalers in European, Latin American and Asian countries. The company has manufacturing facilities in China, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia and Mexico. Through its product design and development group, Mattel refreshes, redesigns and extends existing toy product lines. It provides online order placement and status checking services. IN addition, the company serves the entertainment, electronic, and food and beverage industries.