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The Best Worst Toy Industry Headlines

Every industry suffers from some appalling headlines. Here's a few of ours...

Hornby Reconnects With Thomas Train Range
Sky News (15 May 2015)

Hornby hopes limited-edition James Bond car will rev up sales
The Guardian, 10 February 2015)

Hornby's festive sales chug 5 per cent higher
FT (10 February 2015)

Hornby headquarters approaches last stop
Kent Business (10 February 2015)

Hornby gets fresh steam from Christmas sales of model railways and Scalextric
The Telegraph (10 February 2015)

Hornby sees 'light at the end of the tunnel' after sales fall
The Independent (13 November 2013)

You're pulling my LEGO as Brett finds rare toy
This is Nottingham (4 June 2013)

Toy thief will not be LEGO
The Daily Star (31 May 2013)

The childhood habit he can't LEGO of
The Daily Mail (30 January 2013)

80,000 doll-ar toy
The Sun (14 January 2013)

Rob's on the case to save factory
This Is Bristol (6 December 2012)

Toy shoppers show a presents of mind
The Sun (14 November 2012)

Train maker steams into the red
This is Money (9 November 2012)

We can’t Lego of the past at Christmas
The Scotsman, (31 October 2012)

Toys: The nineties brand going for a re-furby-shment
The Independent (22 August 2012)

App-y Christmas: iPad toys tipped to be top gift
Belfast Telegraph (20 August 2012)

They're not toying around at Hamleys
The Telegraph (17 August 2012)

Hornby derailed by Olympics setback
Financial Times (25 September 2012)

Car crash: Hornby’s Scalextric sales hit the skid
The Sun (9 June 2012)

Pelham String Puppets have children under control
Submitted by @pelhampuppets

Trouble in Toytown as sell-off looms
The Guardian (20 September 2011)

Hornby's profits back on track
The Telegraph (11 November 2011)

Hornby sales running out of steam
Management Today (26 September 2012)

New toys yule love this Christmas
The Australian Sunday Telegraph (13 November 2011)

Ready... set... LEGO!
The UWM Post (5 March 2012)

Toy Firm Bears Burden
This Is South Wales (9 March 2012)

Wow! Stuff gets £4.8 million to play with
Growth Business (12 March 2012)