Jose Canseco has gone all Pete Rose. Nearly every day, he can be found at a memorabilia store inside a Las Vegas resort hotel on the strip, signing autographs for pay. The fact that he's doing it isn't shocking. The fact that someone actually thought there might be a market for him is what's strange. The cheapest Canseco autograph, an 11x14 photo is $59. But that's a … [Read more...] about Canseco Selling Autographs… Interviews?
If you're running a store these days, diversification is your friend. Gaming cards sometimes increase business. Fan gear like shirts and hats work for others. And of course, monster masks. Huh? A Phoenix area sports card and memorabilia store is finding horror movie stuff sells pretty well. Hall of Fame Collectables in Mesa has been around for 17 years but isn't … [Read more...] about Sports Stuff, Scary Stuff Share Space at Shop
An appellate court this week upheld a ruling against the landlord of an Ohio shopping mall saying it owed a man $28,673 for fraudulently inducing him into a lease. The 3rd Ohio District Court of Appeals sided with Derek Kill of D&D Sports Cards & Collectibles in Lima when ruling Simon Property Group made representations to Kill to induce him into moving his store … [Read more...] about Shop Owner 1, Shopping Mall Owner 0
Former Yankee playoff hero Jim Leyritz was set up in Pete Rose fashion, just outside the Yankee Stadium gates, signing autographs as he awaits trial on vehicular manslaughter charges. … [Read more...] about Leyritz Autographs to Pay Bills