Ramblings: Recalling Pinnacle’s Efforts to Try Something Different

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.

Panini Brings Pinnacle Brand to Basketball

2013-14 Pinnacle Basketball will mix some retro subsets with the content modern box breakers expect when it arrives in about a month.

Ramblings: Pinnacle Purchase Recalls Company’s Quick Exit

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’s Ramblings: Of Old Willow Grove Days

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 Granted Hockey Card License

Panini will join Upper Deck as official trading card licensees of the NHL and NHLPA.