Mattel reports 2Q operating losses as TLC continues to grow in revenues

August 1999
Electronic Education Report;08/04/99, Vol. 6 Issue 14, p7
Trade Publication
Cites the operational losses reported by Mattel Inc. posted in the second quarter of 1999 and the corporate gains contributed by its educational software unit The Learning Co. Amount of losses posted; Details of financial performance.


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