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Hasbro’s Major Mr. Potato Head Blunder That Nobody Noticed

They dropped support of gender equality and inclusion in a matter of hours

Mr. Potato Head Celebrates a Birthday in Lima, Peru., 2012 (Credit: blperk, CC BY-SA 2.0 , via Wikimedia Commons_

On Thursday, Hasbro announced changes to the nearly 70-year-old Potato Head brand. The iconic toy consists of a plastic body and small holes where various accessories could be plugged…

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Breaker of treadmills. Contributions in XBOX Mag, Forbes, CNN, OneZero & industry rags. @ retail, CPG, health/wellness, education, culture & tech.

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