Lego will cut about 8 per cent of its 18,200 workforce, its biggest job cuts ever announced.

Lego has launched an overhaul of its business as it announced its first drop in revenues for more than a decade and 1,400 job losses. Coming on top o(...)

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Lego minifigures: great fun unless you accidentally walk on them  barefoot. Photograph: iStock

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Lego’s sales rose to a record 28.6 billion Danish kroner (€3.8 billion) in 2014. Photograph: Freya Ingrid Morales/Bloomberg

Lego said full-year revenue jumped 13 per cent, outpacing the building-block maker’s competitors, helped by new toys based on The Lego Movie.Sales ros(...)