All this, after a few months of October and November to forget, and a last minute comeback. In February 2019 Calendar Spanish global terms, the 234 companies in the sector invoiced up to 1,662.3 million euros in 2017, added to their export activity. Until October, according to NPD, turnover in Spain would have reached 368 million euros, 2% lower than the one registered a year earlier and impacting our exports (-2.49% until August). As Fernando Pérez, CEO of NPD Group, says, “we still have more than half of the year left, since December represents almost 50% of turnover” and points to a scenario that would go from a 4% drop to a growth of two%.
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The Christmas campaign will dictate: “Last year, for example, we were falling in sales until week 51, when the trend was reversed,” recalls this consultant, who points in this exercise towards “the delay of the campaign” for the uncertainty about «Toys R Us».
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For José Antonio Pastor, president of the Spanish Association of Toy Manufacturers, despite the fact that consumption figures have affected the good performance at the beginning of the year, “we hope to close it with positive data”, through “safe products and quality”.
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From NPD Group, Fernando Pérez has concluded that this year’s campaign will be “very conservative and not very optimistic in terms of sales”, although it highlights the strong growth of doll sales in the category of girls.
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All this, in an activity that directly employs 4,500 people mainly in SMEs (97%) concentrated in Catalonia and Valencia, with exports worth 500 million euros, according to data from the employers themselves.
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A sector that continues to grow in markets such as Portuguese (+ 5.04%) or French (+ 4.73%), although it is decreasing slightly in the Netherlands, as well as in the United States (-38%) due to Trump’s protectionist policies.
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In any case, in the opinion of Susana Valdés (Esade), “toy companies are medium-small in size and they have a problem with innovation”, as well as seeing competition “in a very broad sense”. For this expert, these companies compete on an increasingly global level with a China “that no longer only manufactures what we send from the West but is innovating”.
For his part, the CEO of Giochi Preziosi Spain Jordi Borrell, also points to “a market behavior similar to that of 2017”. A forecast defended in the same way by experts such as Esade professor Susana February 2019 Calendar Spanish, who would see as “good news” that sales closed with an increase of 2% or Beatriz Irún, ESICValencia professor. Borrell, on the other hand, talks about the delay in the acquisition of toys, “since we are accustoming the buyer to make last-minute offers”. In this line, remember that “50% of toys are new” and that they are always “one or two companies that take the cat to the water”.