Avalon Hill Under WOTC Umbrella
February 19, 2003
The Wizards of the Coast display at this year's New York Toy Fair also devoted a fair amount of space to the long-awaited Simpsons TCG .
But Underlying Trends Positive
February 15, 2003
Hasbro reported sales of $2.8 billion for 2002 and a loss of $171 million, compared to sales of $2.9 billion and a profit of $60 million in 2002.
For Eighth Edition
January 25, 2003
Wizards of the Coast has announced that it is updating the look of its signature Magic: The Gathering cards with the release of the Eighth Edition July 28th.
Fall Debut Planned
January 19, 2003
Wizards of the Coast is planning to release a D&D CMG this fall utilizing pre-painted plastic miniatures in starter sets and boosters.
Georgia Retailer Burglarized
January 7, 2003
Adventure Knight in Macon, Georgia, was burglarized last Saturday night with Magic: The Gathering the target of the thieves.
Top November Dollar Sales in Pop Culture Stores
December 24, 2002
A quintet of familiar properties took the top positions in our Top 10 Cool lists of the top dollar products in pop culture stores in November.
In Pop Culture Stores
November 25, 2002
At the kickoff of the 2002 holiday season, we talked to distributors that sell to pop culture stores in four major categories -- toys, games, anime, and comics/graphic novels.
From $2.25 to $269.95
November 18, 2002
Retailers reporting their top dollar products to ICv2 based on October sales listed products with retail prices varying by over a factor of 100, showing that it's not necessarily a high price (or a low one) that produces big dollar volume.
In September Top 10 Cool Lists
October 21, 2002
Evergreen properties were atop all five product categories of our Top 10 Cool lists for September. Batman was #1 in both comics and toys,...
Cost-cutting Boosts Bottom Line
October 21, 2002
Hasbro released its Q3 numbers this week and reported net income of $56 million, up from $51 million in the same period last year.