Unusual pack configuration in a new product has Rich Klein recalling the 1990’s, when Pinnacle Brands was trying to earn space on crowded store shelves.
2013-14 Pinnacle Basketball will mix some retro subsets with the content modern box breakers expect when it arrives in about a month.
Rich Klein’s purchase of some 20-year-old boxes has him thinking about a turbulent time in the hobby, when Pinnacle Brands went big–and then went home.
Rich Klein catches up with an old friend who remembers a couple of the hobby’s wheeler-dealers who used to frequent the Philly show floor–and more.
Panini will join Upper Deck as official trading card licensees of the NHL and NHLPA.