Lego bucks financial trend

By Katie Roberts

February 23rd 2009 at 5:07PM
Lego bucks financial trend

The Lego Group had a successful 2008 with considerable increases in both sales and profit.

The firm's UK arm reported a sales growth of 51 per cent, helping to grow the total UK construction toy market by 13 per cent.

Lego UK also increased its market share from 2.2 per cent in 2007 to 3.3 per cent in 2008 – making it the largest it has ever been and of the top five UK toy manufacturers, only Lego UK saw growth in December 2008, compared to December 2007.

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