February 25, 2013

Hot Off the Barbie Press: Barbie Doll is Moving!

Can it be true? After 41 years, Barbie is packing up the Dreamhouse, putting it on the market, and starting a worldwide search for a new home to call her own. See more of the story in this edition of Hot Off the Barbie Press!

Leaving Behind Malibu in Search of a New Dream Home
Stuart Elliott, NYTimes.com, 2/6/13
“One of the best-known residents of Malibu, Calif., alongside billionaires like David Geffen and Larry Ellison, is embarking on a national promotional effort to help sell her home there for the eye-popping price of $25 million…”

Barbie's iconic 'Dream House' hits the market
Fox News, 2/7/13
Breaking the story of the move, including an interview with Barbie doll’s realtor, Josh Altman.

Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse Listed for $25 Million on Real-Estate Site
Tim Nudd, AdWeek.com, 2/12/13
“If you're looking for real estate in Malibu, you'll find one very famous single-family home currently listed on Trulia.com…”

Barbie, Nerf redefine 'girl' toys
Emily Jane Fox, CNN.com, 2/13/13
Following “the launch of Mega Bloks Barbie, the first construction set from Mattel's popular doll franchise”...

Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror Transforms the iPad into a Virtual Vanity Frame
Helena Stone, ChipChick.com, 2/11/13
“Playing dress up has officially made it into the 21st century with the new Barbie Digital Makeover Mirror…”

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