Made Profit in Fiscal Q4, But Lost Nearly a Half Billion Dollars for Year
March 27, 2020

An early indication of the demand for at-home entertainment in the coronavirus era has come in the form of GameStop’s reported same store sales for March, which were up 2%.

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Which Close 'Non-Essential' Retail
March 26, 2020
Lockdown orders in 21 U.S. states and another 53 locales are now keeping at least 196 million people at home unelss they are engaged in essential activities.
At 92
March 25, 2020
Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo passed away at 92.
Column by Rob Salkowitz
March 24, 2020
Patron companies count some of the largest fan and comic con organizers in the industry as customers, including ReedPOP, Otakon, Anime Expo, and Leftfield Media, among others.
Column by Milton Griepp
March 24, 2020
The announcement Monday that distribution of new comics to comic stores was being suspended and that one of the largest hobby game distributors was shutting down hit me hard.
Until Further Notice
March 23, 2020
The effective dates are slightly different for the two companies.
CBLDF Offers Guidelines, Suggestions, and Links
March 21, 2020
The CBLDF has put up another great document offering advice and resources for retailers in states under lockdown.
These Chains Say Books and Games Should be Exempted from Lockdown Orders
March 20, 2020
Two chains are arguing their categories, games and books, should be exempt from lockdown orders, along with stores that sell food and pharmaceuticals.
Friday
March 19, 2020
For respite from today's news, here's the story of the 11th annual C2E2, a ReedPOP show which took place February 28-March 1 at McCormick Place in Chicago, in pictures.
Saturday and Sunday
March 19, 2020
The story of C2E2 in pictures concludes with more photos from Saturday and Sunday.
Coronavirus Hits Big Retail
March 18, 2020
As independent retailers wonder how they will survive the current crisis and scramble to remain connected to their customers, big retail has problems of its own.
'Business as usual and business has been good so far.'
March 18, 2020
Michael Tierney of Collector's Edition and The Comic Book Store writes in to share how his stores are coping with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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