Lockdown sales boom puts model railway-maker Hornby back on track

  The Guardian 

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Venerable firm returns to profit as shoppers buy train sets, Corgi cars and Scalextric online to indulge hobbies at home Toymaker Hornby , owner of the model railway brand, posted a 33% jump in sales in the six months to September, as coronavirus lockdowns made manyfamilies focus on their hobbies . The firm, which also makes Scalextric car racing sets and Corgi cars, said it had benefitted from consumers staying at home and shopping online, with more than one-third of its sales coming from outside the UK. Continue reading...

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