NECA has acquired the license to Blade Runner 2049, the long-awaited sequel to the science fiction classic, the company announced Monday. Categories named in the announcement include figures, die cast vehicles, replicas, and games (which presumably will be produced by NECA’s WizKids games division). All of those categories will be represented with 2017 releases, the company said, with more details available at Toy Fair.
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Posted by Milton Griepp on January 10, 2017 @ 1:53 am CT
Despite Increased Game, Merch Sales
January 17, 2017
Two chains trying to pivot out of the packaged media business reported holiday sales down sharply from the previous year despite increased sales in their merch categories, including tabletop games.