If you bought 2015 cards at a hobby shop, you can pick up some free 2015 Topps Spring Fever packs, which include fresh photos of players who changed teams.
While some sports card shops are just happy to make ends meet, Brian Jadzak has been adding new locations in the Chicago suburbs.
The new Panini Roundtable program gives selected shops a peek at new products ahead of their national release and the chance to talk with product developers.
The first official day of the release of 2013 Topps baseball revealed a few secrets, some company info, falling base set prices–and the contents of thousands of freshly-opened packs arrived on eBay.
Panini’s MAPP experiment has come to an end with hobby shops no longer required to sell boxes of cards at manufacturer-mandated prices.
Pain this year could become big gains next year. At least that’s the hope of collectors and especially Canadian hobby store owners after the 2012-13 rookie card class was put on ice until next season.
It’s not quite Thanksgiving but Mike Fruitman is singing the praises of what a hot rookie class in 2012 Topps Chrome football is doing for hobby shops.
Gas is scarce and so are customers as hobby shops in the direct path of Hurricane Sandy fight on. Shifting priorities and logistical issues have provided some with the biggest challenges they’ve ever faced.
A strong rookie class and better odds of pulling one of their cards have resulted in solid sales of 2010 football cards.
Topps Tribute will offer six hits per six-pack box.
Upper Deck’s best customers are helping spread the word about the hobby.
It’s a cooperative effort when card companies, sports card shops and the NFL Players Association host the Player of the Day.