The year of the jigsaw: Millions more puzzles sold in 2020


By Agency

Europe's biggest jigsaw puzzle manufacturer Ravensburger has been selling a third more puzzles during the pandemic. Historians say this isn't the first crisis-spurred jigsaw trend. Photo: Felix Kaestle/dpa

Contact restrictions, closed restaurants and the fear of infection have led to mental and economic depression around the globe. However, the puzzle business has been booming all the while, it would seem.

Europe's largest jigsaw manufacturer has admitted it is benefitting from the circumstances, which have seen millions more people spending time puzzling indoors.

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