Dan Veltre of Dewey's Comic City in Madison, New Jersey, saw John Riley's recent comments on back issues (see 'Sharpening the Sword--Back Issues, Part 1' and 'Back Issues, Part 2') and also found that reducing the selection of back issues was a good for his business:
I've been enjoying the back issue discussion currently taking place on ICv2. At Dewey's
Here's the surprise: our back issue sales numbers, while never great, actually went up! We now sell more in total dollars then when we had 250+ sq. ft devoted to back issues! Here's another benefit: every few months we drag out a few boxes, label them a buck or two each, have a big 'sale' and find that they fly out the door. It works for us.
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