After Strong Summer, Early Fall
November 21, 2022
Holiday game sales look promising, according to our interviews with retailers and distributors, after a strong summer and early fall.
Featuring Studio Ghibli Merch Displays, Less Funko Pop! Figures
November 15, 2022
ICv2 visited BoxLunch mall store in Orland Square Mall at 236 Orland Square, Space # B10 Orland Park, IL 60462 on November 3, 2022.
FYE Makes a Major Pivot Away from Packaged Media
November 10, 2022
FYE has made a major pivot away from packaged media and toward games, manga, and merch.
Broad Selection of Hobby, Family, Kids, Collectible Titles
November 3, 2022
We found a broad selection for every audience, including hobby, family, kids, and collectible titles.
Holes in TCGs, Inexpensive Games
October 20, 2022
We found continuing inventory holes in TCGs, and now in inexpensive games.
September 21, 2022
September 23, 2022
We visited the Warhammer store located at 15766 South La Grange Road in Orland Park, Illinois on September 21, 2022.
August 30, 2022
August 31, 2022
We found the store well-organized and well-stocked in games; supply has clearly caught up with demand here.
Gen Con Trade Day 2022 Presentation - Audio and Deck
August 30, 2022
In this article, we provide the deck used for the presentation and the audio, embedded below, so you can follow along as you listen to the audio.
Explosive Growth in Players, Sales
August 5, 2022
Roleplaying games, the heart and soul of the hobby games business, are having a banner year, expanding on a steady string of growth years.
Deck-Builders Top Card Games
August 4, 2022
Hot new games and availability drove board game sales, while a preference for deck-builders manifested on the top card games chart.
As RPG, Miniature Games Play Expands
August 3, 2022
Spring 2022 saw continued growth, driven by the rapidly expanding universe of roleplaying game players, and increasing in-store miniature games play.
Behind Better Supply, Strong Releases
August 2, 2022
Sales of collectible games were up in Spring (January-April) 2022, behind better supply on Pokemon TCG and strong releases across the board.