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Geek Culture Is Selling at America's Largest Retailer
April 14, 2021

We found that geek culture is doing well throughout the store at mainstream America's favorite retailer.

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High March Sales Play Out Differently in Different Categories
April 13, 2021
The question for our deeper dive is whether categories other than manga saw robust sales as well.
A New 'Dog Man' Title Lights Up the Chart
April 9, 2021
The latest Dog Man title assumes its place at the top 20 Kids’ graphic novels in the book channel.
Sales Rankings (Units and dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
April 9, 2021
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale by the ComicHub system at stores selling American comics around the world.
Sales Rankings (Units and dollars) Based on Comic Store POS Data
April 8, 2021
These are unit and dollar sales rankings based on sales tracked at point-of-sale by the ComicHub system at stores selling American comics around the world.
Manga Sales Exploding
April 8, 2021
Not only did manga sales dominate the Top 20 in March, unit sales of top manga titles are exploding.
April 7, 2021; Orland Park, IL
April 7, 2021
We visited the Barnes & Nobles store at 160 Orland Park Pl, Orland Park, Illinois 60462 on Tuesday, April 7.
TCG Shelves Stripped
April 6, 2021
The TCG shelves at the front of the store were not only largely stripped, the store had placed signage to prevent clustering and stalking.
And Optimism for 2021
March 26, 2021
Comic stores ended 2020 on an up note, after what may have been the most challenging year ever for the group, according to our interviews and analysis.
GAMA Expo 2021 Presentation - Audio and Deck
March 23, 2021
This is the audio and deck for the virtual presentation by ICv2 CEO Milton Griepp at GAMA Expo on March 17, 2021.
Behind TCGs, Minis, and Online
March 19, 2021
The hobby games channel grew around 15% in 2020, behind big sales increases in TCGs and miniatures, and growth in online sales.
Despite Record Covid Cases, Unemployment, and Supply chain Problems
March 18, 2021
This year's challenges included declines in store traffic during the biggest surge in Covid cases in a bad year, supply chain disruptions, and high unemployment.
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