Hornby

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Hornby pauses non-UK toy orders because of Brexit
Port delays and tariff uncertainty prompt toymaker to ask international customers to be patient

Jasper Jolly

16, Dec, 2020 @6:53 PM

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Lockdown sales boom puts model railway-maker Hornby back on track
Venerable firm returns to profit as shoppers buy train sets, Corgi cars and Scalextric online to indulge hobbies at home

Joanna Partridge

29, Oct, 2020 @2:16 PM

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Lockdown inspires hobbyists model railways scalextric hornby
Rod Stewart has led the way as kids and bigger kids rediscover the pleasure of laying tracks in the attic

James Tapper

25, Oct, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Toymaker Hornby to seek new finance deal after sales slump
Model railway and Scalextric maker says it has breached terms of loan agreement with Barclays

Zoe Wood

03, Apr, 2018 @4:56 PM

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Did you hear the one about the inequality and the thinktank?
The Resolution Foundation’s forthcoming research into the socioeconomics of Britain is likely to be no laughing matter

Simon Goodley

19, Jun, 2017 @11:28 AM

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Wednesday’s best TV: Jonathan Creek; James May: the Christmas Reassembler
Alan Davies’s mooching sleuth breaks out the duffle coat, while May lovingly rebuilds a Hornby Flying Scotsman toy from 138 component parts

Phil Harrison, John Robinson, Graeme Virtue, Ben Arnold, David Stubbs, Hannah Verdier and Paul Howlett

28, Dec, 2016 @6:20 AM

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Hornby urges investors to back £8m fundraising plan
Executive chairman says there are serious concerns over the toymaker’s future without the support of shareholders

Angela Monaghan

22, Jun, 2016 @9:46 AM

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Hornby boss quits after third profit warning in five months
Richard Ames ran model railway maker for less than two years and had said it also risks breaching bank lending agreement

Sean Farrell

15, Feb, 2016 @9:15 AM

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James May urges nation to 'save Hornby' as shares plunge 62%
Well-known producer of railway sets, Airfix kits and Corgi cars issues third profit warning in five months

Graham Ruddick and Sean Farrell

10, Feb, 2016 @6:36 PM

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Hornby losses widen amid supplier problems and IT upgrade
Revamp of computer and stock systems, as well as trouble with Chinese suppliers, dented sales in the summer

Sean Farrell

08, Dec, 2015 @8:44 AM

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Hornby expecting £2m loss after second profit warning in two months
Toymaker downgrades profit forecast due to sales fall in Europe caused by changes to deliveries and computer system issues

Sean Farrell

10, Nov, 2015 @10:50 AM

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Hornby revenues hit by computer problems
Model toymaker says installing new IT system disrupted UK and European trading as it struggled to get products into shops

Sean Farrell

16, Sep, 2015 @10:48 AM

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