London shopping centre breaks shopper footfall records; pulls in 8.5 million during Olympics.
Operating profit leaps 188 per cent in H1; online now accounts for a quarter of retailer's sales.
Line-up includes prototypes made during the development of Hornby's Olympic memorabilia lines.
Sales top £6.4 million but suppliers upset by some stores cutting prices early.
Retail like-for-like sales drop 0.4 per cent during August.
Team GB's Jonathan Fox says Cube allows him to get 'in the zone'.
Alex Balzaretti, project manager for the firm's London 2012 range at Hornby, reveals top-selling line.
But retailers and industry experts say licensed doll would have been a huge gamble.
"The feel-good factor of Team GB's medal success has had a direct impact in uplifting sales."
Month-long 'Great Building, Great Britain' campaign includes digital ads.
Die-cast models represent 30 Olympic and Paralympic sport event participants.
Rules in place to prevent ‘ambush marketing’ by businesses who aren’t Olympic partners.
Analyst Frederique Tutt says interest in Olympics merchandise is building.
Golden Bear present British Olympic stars with over 1,000 cuddly mascot toys.
Hobby specialist sponsors boy who wants to become the first to cycle to every UK Olympic venue.
Takes over London taxis in year-long advertising push.
MD of toy retail chain says branch is missing its daily target following Olympic car park closure.
Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympic Games could help deliver four per cent uplift between May and August.
A guide to licensed merchandise for Euro 2012, the England football team and London 2012.
Magmatic boss, Rob Law says he is "well chuffed" to see the products move back to UK production.