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FEATURE: Outside interests

The outdoor market is one of the biggest sectors in the industry. ToyNews looks at what's new...
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The outdoor market is one of the biggest sectos in the toy industry, second only to infant and pre-school in terms of value, and was worth £361 million for the 12 months up to September 2008. But it is seasonal, and more than any other sector largely dependent on uncontrollable factors such as the weather.

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