Lego said in September it would lay off 8 per cent of staff and that it had pressed the “reset-button”, acknowledging its business had grown too complicated.

Lego’s sales fell last year for the first time since 2004 as the Danish toymaker cleared excess inventories and struggled with tough retail markets i(...)

A Donald Trump Lego figure. The Danish company said it had appointed Niels Christiansen, who joins Lego after nine years as chief executive of Danfoss. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Lego abruptly removed its chief executive Bali Padda after just eight months on Thursday, replacing the 61-year-old Briton with a younger Danish indus(...)