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Warhammer TV series in pipeline as Games Workshop sales soar | Business

Games Workshop is hoping to replicate the success of hit fantasy TV shows such as The Witcher with a new series based on its Warhammer 40,000 tabletop game.

As the high-street fantasy-figure seller’s shares hit an all-time high, the company said a series based on the Eisenhorn books, set in the game’s dystopian universe, was in development. The novels follow the adventures of the Imperial Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn as he scours the galaxy for heretics and demons.

The Games Workshop chief executive, Kevin Rountree, said work on the show was progressing well as the company reported record half-year sales and

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Tough time for car dealers seeking inventory as wholesale values soar

Courtesy Automotive Group’s Gruwell said he watched as wholesale values “dropped like a rock” in March and April. Courtesy had anticipated that struggling rental-car companies would unload inventory.

So far, that hasn’t happened. Both the wholesale and retail used-vehicle markets have been relatively strong since the beginning of May.

“There’s really two large factories for used cars, other than trade-ins and street buys,” Gruwell said, pointing to cars coming out of rental fleets and lease returns. “The rental-car companies held tight,” he said, adding that many lease returns have been delayed, too.

Asbury Automotive Group Inc. CEO David Hult also

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