Games Workshop is valued at £3.8bn as fans spend more on its table-top war games during lockdown
Games Workshop has benefitted from people being stuck at home
The boss of Games Workshop has hailed hugely successful figures from the Warhammer maker as it posted record first-half profits and sales.
Fans of its table-top games spent more as they remained stuck at home.
Pre-tax profits jumped by 56.3 per cent to £91.6 million for the six months to November 29, compared with the same period last year.
Half-year sales rose 27 per cent to £168.8 million, lifted by big online and wholesale trading gains. The company is now valued at around £3.8 billion. Kevin Rountree, chief executive, said it was: ‘Another cracking performance from a truly amazing, global team.’