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Hasbro Considers Sale or Restructuring of Entertainment Assets

The world's largest toy company spent $4 billion to move into Hollywood. Now it's having second thoughts.

Peppa pig soft toys on display at Hamleys toy store on Regent Street in London, U.K., on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. For the U.K., the supply crunch is more acute because it’s more dependent on trade than many other advanced economies and because Brexit exacerbated a trucker shortage.
Peppa pig soft toys on display at Hamleys toy store on Regent Street in London, U.K., on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. For the U.K., the supply crunch is more acute because it’s more dependent on trade than many other advanced economies and because Brexit exacerbated a trucker shortage.Photographer: Hollie Adams/Bloomberg

Good afternoon from Los Angeles. As I mentioned last week, we are upgrading the look and feel of this newsletter, which you can see with the new header this week. I am also going to toy around with a few formatting tweaks.

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