Dreams Inc. has sold its Field of Dreams retail stores and Vegas autograph appearance business to TRISTAR Productions.
Some comments from shop owners, distributors, licensees, card company reps and others on the state of the industry.
Panini pledges to put hobby shops on a more level playing field in hopes of strengthening the industry, while admitting past foul ups under the Donruss name.
Hobby shop owners say adults are still driving their business, while one card manufacturer is a strong number one in customer service.
A ‘summit’ of hobby business people is set for next month in Las Vegas with a little self-examination on the agenda.