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Games, Funko, Slow-Cookers in Branded Displays
March 18, 2019

We found a presence for games, Funko, and some surprising licensed products, including slow-cookers.

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Weaker at the Top, Stronger Down Below
March 18, 2019
While overall sales of the Top 20 were down in February, sales were stronger on the non- Dog Man books.
Sales Tick Down in a Top-Heavy Month
March 15, 2019
The actual numbers give us more insight into the Top 20 Adult Graphic Novels in the book channel.
As 'Amazon Games' Pull Back
March 11, 2019
Part of the reason for the focus on evergreens was the dearth of excitement around most new releases.
Strong Holiday Season for RPGs
March 8, 2019
Between celebrity involvement, media depictions, and streaming play, Dungeons & Dragons is now commonplace in pop culture.
A Solution to Too Many Titles
March 7, 2019
The holiday season of 2018 may have been when publishers and the trade took a big step forward in addressing the proliferation of titles.
As Side Games Take Hold
March 6, 2019
Games Workshop ruled the miniatures category for Fall, as its strategy of expanding universes with side games took hold.
Pressure on Category as New Games Launch
March 5, 2019
The key feature of the Fall market for collectible game products in the hobby was that only some things were working.
Hobby Games Channel Grows in Choppy Year
March 4, 2019
Despite some rough patches, sales in the hobby games channel grew for a tenth year in 2018, continuing a decade-long run of positive numbers.
Graphic Novels, Games, and Merch Throughout the Store
February 22, 2019
We found graphic novels, games, and merch in multiple locations around the store.
Manga Powers Up, Author Sales Dip, Superheroes Up Slightly
February 21, 2019
We compared these charts to January 2018. The results were mixed.
The Holidays Are Over
February 20, 2019
While the top title on the Top 20 Kids Graphic Novels in the book channel, based on NPD BookScan data for January provided to ICv2, sold better than last month’s top title, overall sales were down from December.
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