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BOB ECKERT on the toy recall, China and safety

Part 1: Bob Eckert, chairman and chief executive of Mattel, speaks with US Managing Editor Chrystia Freeland from the FT's New York offices. Last summer, he faced his biggest test as a CEO when Mattel recalled almost 20m toys made in China on safety concerns. Mr Eckert discusses the importance of apologising to consumers and the increasing costs of China.