Who said it?

'Peppa Pig is not the UK's number one pre-school toy property as they claim. Thomas & Friends continues to hold this position,' - A spokesman from HIT Entertainment, which owns Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise, tells the FT that their products were the top-selling toys for pre-schoolers in the UK. The spat broke out yesterday, after Entertainment One, owners of Peppa Pig, said sales of more than £200m meant Thomas the Tank Engine had been knocked off the top spot.

by Elizabeth Anderson
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013

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