Toy train maker Hornby has said it regrets “not producing a Brexit-themed model” in a trading update issued to investors ahead of its AGM later today.
“We regret not producing a Brexit themed model. Our new grasp of social media has shown us that people are passionate about sharing their views on the topic,” Hornby said.
“If the situation persists, we have plans for a locomotive that reliably gets stuck between stations.”
Hornby said its sales and margins had been higher than the previous year for the period between 1 April and 31 August, and were in line with internal budgets.
The outcome for the full year would be dependent on performance during the crucial Christmas period, Hornby said, adding: “we are mindful of the potential supply disruption at the ports if/when we leave the EU”.
“We started our Brexit preparations last year and we will do all we can to ensure our customers get what they want; on time and in full,” it added.
Hornby’s interim results are due to be released in November.
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