Thursday, February 21, 2013 11:46 am
News Summary: Lego sales soar
By The Associated Press
BUILDING PRODUCTS: The Lego Star Wars and Lego Ninjago series remained popular, but it was a novel rollout for girls, Lego Friends, that sold better than expected - to the extent that production units were unable to keep pace with demand.
TOO MANY FRILLS? The new line, which includes mini-figures in pink, a dream house with a pool, and a beauty shop, was criticized by some U.S. consumer groups as reinforcing gender stereotypes.