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Hasbro (and Just About Every Other Toy Seller) Is Having an Amazing Year

There's no telling whether Nintendo's Pokémon GO will eat into toy sales, but before the game arrived on the scene in July, the toy industry was enjoying another impressive year.

Toy maker Hasbro (HAS) reported Monday that second-quarter sales rose 10% from the prior year to $878.9 million on the back of brisk interest in Star Wars toys, Nerf blasters and board games such as Pie Face and Yahtzee. Net earnings surged 25% year over year...