Celebrating the Film's 40th Anniversary
May 23, 2020

The Op has announced The Shining: Escape from the Overlook Hotel and The Shining: Come Play with Us puzzle for release later this year.

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Key March Decisions: Shutting Down and Delaying Payments
May 21, 2020
We ask about key decisions made at the end of March: to shut down most functions at Diamond and Alliance, and to delay payments to vendors.
Diamond and DC Comics
May 21, 2020
We talk about the surprising impact on Diamond's relationship with DC Comics, its second largest supplier.
Handling Product in the Pipeline, Diamonds New Competitive Landscape
May 21, 2020
We talk about how GFE companies will handle the product caught in the pipeline between order and shipment during the shutdown, and Diamond's new competitive landscape.
Handling Rolling Shutdowns Going Forward, Plans for Free Comic Book Day
May 21, 2020
We talk about what will happen if there's rolling chaos, with regional shutdowns and openings across the country, and plans for Free Comic Book Day.
GFE's Restructuring and Rebranding, Future Plans for the Companies and Ownership
May 21, 2020
We talk about the reorganization of Steve Geppi's companies into Geppi Family Enterprises, his plans for the future of his companies, and for his ownership of them.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
May 19, 2020
In this column, Rob Salkowitz interviews key players and surveys the convention business in the COVID-19 era.
Buys Gelatin Shot Maker
May 18, 2020
The company plans to manufacture "the Keurig of Jello Shots" and sell them.
Estimated Retail Value of over $600,000
May 18, 2020
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized 86,400 Pokemon figures in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania last week.
Retail News Round-Up
May 15, 2020
We round up the news on retailing overall, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.
'With Everybody on Board and Feeling Unified as One Industry, I Think We Can Do It.'
May 13, 2020
We talked to GFE CEO Steve Geppi about the campaign to learn more about it.
To Rally Support for Comic and Game Stores
May 13, 2020
Diamond and Alliance have launched "Back the Comeback," a marketing campaign to rally support and consumer business for comic and game stores as they reopen, restart, and rebuild.
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