'Pocket money unaffected by the economy'

MD Paul Jackson tells ToyNews why the distributor is booming.
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Pocket money is one of the only sources of income unaffected by the economic climate, says The In Thing MD Paul Jackson.

He told ToyNews: "If you look at the top of the NPD sales charts, it’s usually goods that have sub-£10 RRPs.

"I believe the only income unaffected by the economic climate is pocket money. Everything I sell is impulse purchase, and because of that, we’re flying in a less than favourable economic climate. We had 147 per cent growth in May."

Read the full interview with MD Paul Jackson here.

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