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The NPD Group Reports on First Quarter Global Toy Sales

Toy industry sales increased by 4 percent* in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 (Jan. – March) across the 13 global markets (G13) tracked by The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Australia experienced the highest percentage growth at 11 percent, followed by Germany (+ 8 percent), United States (+ 8 percent), Russia (+6 percent), UK (+2 percent), and Mexico (+1 percent).

Due to the epidemic, the sales of games and puzzles has increased by 44%. Four other categories recorded growth: Outdoor & Sports Toys, Arts & Crafts, Building Sets, and Vehicles.

*Source from:
https://www.npd.com/wps/portal/npd/us/news/press-releases/2020/the-npd-group-reports-on-first-quarter-2020-global-toy-industry-sales/