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Philadelphia Area Card Shop a Family Affair

Swamilees Sports Cards

You’re liable to find more than one Goldinger family member helping out at Swamilee’s Sportscards–and if you come on a certain Sunday, they’ll feed you too.

Ramblings: PA Shop Owner Still Going After 24 Years

Warren Wolk

Rich Klein catches up with Warren Wolk, whose All-Star Collectibles is a long-running hobby success story–but it’s not all they sell.

Ramblings: Things to Think About Before You Open a Shop

Triple Cards Plano Texas

A reader’s question has Rich K listing a few things to keep in mind before opening a sports card shop.

San Diego Shops Busy With Tony Gwynn Fans


Gone far too soon, Tony Gwynn was a hometown boy made good and in San Diego, fans have come to local shops looking to bring home a memory.

New Omaha Shop Has Sports Bar Feel


No beer, but you might feel like you’ve walked into really nice Cheers when you enter a new Omaha sports card shop.

Baseball Card Exchange Retail Shop to Open April 12

1976 Topps football cello boxes

One of the hobby’s biggest buyers and sellers gets back in the retail store game this spring. Baseball Card Exchange now has a date for its opening which will feature a pro doing the national anthem, a Hockey Hall of Famer and more.

Luring Regulars, Tourists Part of Doing Business for Orlando Shop

Inside Orlando Sportscards

The hours are long but Kendall Loyd of Orlando Sportscards doesn’t regret trading in his stockbroker suit to sell cards.

Rich’s Ramblings: Putting Some Shine in Your Shop

sports card supplies

How do avoid your sports card shop business turning stale? Rich Klein has a few ideas.

Brothers Still Passionate About Card Shop After 20+ Years

Bases Loaded

Kids who grew up in the 1990’s are now bringing their kids into this sports card shop, which has survived the industry’s ups and downs.

Editor’s Blog: $15 Cracker Jack Find Sells for $46K; New Card Shop Opens; Leaf’s New Hire

Joe Jackson 1915 Cracker Jack BVG 2

The near set of 1915 Cracker Jack cards found 34 years ago at a farm auction for $15 is sold for a lot more; a new sports card store opens and we have video and hobby veteran Terry Melia is back in the game as PR man for Leaf.

Chicago Area Business Grew from Personal Collection


From one man’s card collection has grown three Chicago area sports card and memorabilia shops.