Disney's best-selling "Cars" toys are being made in a factory in China that uses child labor and forces staff to do three times the amount of overtime allowed by law, according to an investigation. One worker reportedly killed herself after being repeatedly shouted at by bosses. Others cited worries over poisonous chemicals. Disney has now launched its own investigation.

Mattel said its second-quarter net income jumped 56 percent on strong sales of Barbie and other dolls and demand for "Cars 2" related toys. CEO Robert Eckert comments on the retail outlook.

Overstock reported financial results for the third quarter 2010, revealing a 27% year-over-year increase in revenue to $245.4 million, but reporting a net loss of $3.3 million. Key factors impacting its financial results were continued revenue growth, lower gross margin resulting from pricing and marketing initiatives, expense management and general improvement in the economy. Overstock's gross margin fell by 240 basis points. The company said, "The pricing initiatives put more downward pressure on our gross margins than anticipated, and we are in the process of re-evaluating these initiatives." Direct revenue increased 47.2% to $47.5 million, while fulfillment partner revenue

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