Panini Ready To Roll Out New College Multi-Sports Sets

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After snaring the license away from Upper Deck last winter, Panini America’s team-specific collegiate trading cards are nearly ready for release.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Collectors Clamoring for Clear Vision

Panini Clear Vision 2015 Football hobby box

Mike has the rundown of the top selling hobby boxes, led by the newly released 2015 Panini Clear Vision Football.

Panini Brings Back Donruss Football

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2015 Donruss Football will mark the brand’s first appearance as an NFL stand-alone product since 2002.

Panini Revives Gridiron Kings Football

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After more than a decade, Gridiron Kings football returns in 2015 as a stand-alone product, as Panini America plans an October release.

2015 Panini Elite Box Break/Review

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The name has been around in one form or another for a long time. Rich Klein digs into a box of 2015 Panini Elite Baseball.

Panini National VIP Set Adds to List

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Panini is the latest company to announce goodies for VIP ticket holders at the NSCC in Chicago later this month.

Okafor, Towns Among 5 Signing Panini Exclusives

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The NBA’s card maker has reached deals with 50 players including exclusive autograph arrangements with Jahlil Okafor and Karl-Anthony Towns.

What’s Hot in the Shop: Father’s Day Packs Return

Panini 2015 Fathers Day Challenge Flag card

Panini America is back in the Father’s Day business…and business is about to be good says Mike. He’s got packs out the wazoo and hopes your store does too.

Former Beckett Exec Claims Bullying in Lawsuit

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Rodney Alsup is suing Beckett Media because he says the company president’s management style drove him to a mental breakdown but Sandeep Dua says the suit is ‘meritless’.

Low Frills 2014 Elite Extra Edition Baseball Sticks to the Formula

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A look at 2014 Elite Extra Edition Baseball, which doesn’t offer logos, but does have at least a half dozen autographed cards per box.

Panini Produces Personnel Promotions

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A promotion and a new position inside the offices of Panini America.

Panini Adds More Schools; Promises College-Specific Products

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Panini America has struck a deal with Licensing Resource Group that will lead to college sets and cards of players in their collegiate uniforms.

Panini Strikes Exclusive Deal with NFL Players Beginning in 2016

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It appears Topps will no longer have an NFL trading card deal after 2015 following the announcement Thursday that puts the NFLPA in Panini’s pocket.

Karvin Cheung Joining GTS Distribution

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After nearly three years at Panini America, Karvin Cheung is joining GTS Distribution.

Panini Signs NBA Newcomers to Card Deals

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On the eve of the NBA draft, Panini America has signed several of the projected top picks to contracts for cards and autographs.

Panini Rewards Program Set to Debut

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The new Panini Rewards program will launch with the arrival of Score Football this week, with the goal of eliminating redemption cards in its products.

Panini Signs Manziel; Signed Cards to Appear in Score Football

Johnny Manziel autograph 2014 Score football card

Panini America has signed Johnny Manziel to a trading card and autograph contract. His signed cards will appear in Score Football, due out in May.

Teddy Bridgewater Signs with Panini America

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Panini has announced plans to put Teddy Bridgewater autographs in its products starting in June. He’ll also be part of the company’s promotional effort.

Panini to Replace Redemption Cards with Rewards Program

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Panini Rewards will soon replace player-specific redemption cards. The company also shares news of plans for Flawless Football and Immaculate Baseball.

Panini Brings Back Donruss Name for 2014 Baseball Set

Miguel Cabrera 2014 Donruss baseball base card

Get ready for a blast from the past as Panini gets set to produce 2014 Donruss baseball, a brand that ended a 26-year run in 2005.