The Virtual Threat to Toy Companies

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The following video is part of this week's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill, along with Jason Moser and Joe Magyer, discuss the latest business news. Just like Mattel last week, Hasbro's latest earnings were a bit of a disappointment. In this segment the guys analyze the challenges in the toy industry and how companies like Apple are posing a growing threat.

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At the time this article was published Chris Hillowns no shares of any of the companies mentioned. The Fool owns shares of Apple.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Apple, Hasbro, and Mattel, creating a bull call spread position in Apple, and creating a bear put spread position in Mattel. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days.

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