American Girl to open Mexico City shops

Madison-based American Girl, a subsidiary of Mattel, has announced plans to open three American Girl boutiques in Mexico City. Each will feature a hair salon for dolls and American Girl books translated into Spanish. American Girl is teaming with the high-end Mexico retailer El Palacio de Hierro on the deal. When the shops open next year, the Middleton company will have a total of 23 retail operations.