Beckett hires a sales manager for Asia and Australia, Panini will hand out packs of special camo bordered cards at Sunday’s game, a new tennis card product is out and something called No Pants Box Breaks.
News & Notes: Beckett Opens Asian Office; Broncos Card Giveaway, Tennis Anyone? And…Um…Something Else
If you like autographs and sketch cards, 2013 Leaf Masterworks might be the product for you.
The near set of 1915 Cracker Jack cards found 34 years ago at a farm auction for $15 is sold for a lot more; a new sports card store opens and we have video and hobby veteran Terry Melia is back in the game as PR man for Leaf.
A generation ago, it might have worked but Rich Klein has some reservations before he’s ready to feel love for the likelihood that Leaf’s entry into tennis cards will be a long term success.
The NBA’s early front-runner for Rookie of the Year, Damian Lillard, will continue his exclusive autograph and memorabilia deal with Leaf Trading Cards.
It’s legal eagles week in the trading card business. Leaf is now fighting back against the lawsuit by Panini over some unattached Kevin Durant autographs
Some comments from shop owners, distributors, licensees, card company reps and others on the state of the industry.