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Ken’s Korner: Barbie-themed café opens in Taiwan

Ken’s Korner: Barbie-themed café opens in Taiwan

Ken’s Korner: Barbie-themed café opens in Taiwan News and Views from the World of Antiquing and Collecting By Ken Hall A restaurant inspired by the iconic 54-year-old Barbie doll has opened in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. The Barbie Café, located in the city’s fashion district, is very pink and has been licensed by […]

Ken's Korner: Ken, sporting a makeover, is trying to win back Barbie

Ken’s Korner: Ken, sporting a makeover, is trying to win back Barbie – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – April 2006 Sales of Barbie dolls have been sagging lately, at least in the U.S. (down 18 percent in the fourth quarter of 2005), so maker Mattel has reintroduced Ken as a way of resparking […]