The sports card industry gets a little attention from newspapers, a magazine and TV outlets.
Rich Klein chats with the owner of Twin Cities Sports Cards, a Minneapolis shop born out of a desire for retirement income.
Shop owners face tough opponents online and in big box stores but it doesn’t have to be a losing proposition.
Selling online isn’t in the cards right now for one Canadian card shop owner, who’s trying to grow his customer base the old fashioned way.
Three men who worked at Dave & Adam’s Card World stores in Buffalo have pleaded guilty to stealing $1.3 million worth of trading card boxes.
Beckett Business Solutions will launch early next year, aimed at uniting dealers around the country to help collectors find what they’re looking for. Not much is known yet but they’ve brought a hobby veteran on board to help steer.
While some sports card shops are just happy to make ends meet, Brian Jadzak has been adding new locations in the Chicago suburbs.
The 2012 NFL rookie cards pushed football cards to the front of store counters and brought some new blood into the hobby too.
Sports card shops were hoping Black Friday could kick off a strong holiday season.
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.
Rich Klein rambles about issues with this year’s Topps Kickoff Promotion.