TFW2005 member analogue brings us news of an interview with Hasbro CEO Brian Goldner via CNBC wherein he discuss about how the toy manufacturer is dealing with the current situation of the Coronavirus emergency. CNN.com highlights some declarations from this interview about Hasbro’s production and factories in China:
Brian Goldner told CNBC Monday morning that it expects to be back at full production capacity in China by the end of this week. What’s more, he said demand in China — as well as the rest of the world — is strong. That’s especially the case for Play-Doh and other toys for young kids who have been largely stuck inside during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shares of Hasbro (HAS) surged more than 15% Monday on Goldner’s comments, as investors bet that the company will report solid first-quarter sales in April.
Check out the full interview at CNBC.