Lego is now the world’s largest toymaker, as kids choose bricks over Barbie
The numbers: Move over, Barbie. Lego reported a 11% jump in sales in the first half of the year, compared with the previous year. The sales, worth 11.5 billion Danish krone ($2 billion), beat Mattel’s result for the same period, making the privately-held Danish company the world’s largest toymaker by revenue. Lego’s operating profit jumped by 12% in the first six months of the year.