INSIDE TRADER: A rollercoaster ride

Steve Reece looks at when the UK toy market can expect a bigger upward curve.
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It seems like aeons ago when Woolworths so dramatically disappeared from our High Streets.

This whole global downturn is really getting monotonous now. How much longer will things keep spiralling downwards before we can begin to ride the roller coaster of the world economy upwards again? Well, the somewhat depressing reality is that all indicators suggest we are still well and truly in the downward curve of the economic cycle.

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