Most Important to Retailers
December 27, 2001
Here are ICv2's Top Five Anime Stories of 2001. These rankings are based on the business impact of these events on pop culture retailers. 1.Anime spreads out. A nime is reaching more deeply into America pop culture in a variety of ways, and seems stronger than ever.
#1 for 25 Weeks!
December 16, 2001
The year-end report for The Lycos 50, which totals the number of searches for particular topics through the Lycos search engine, finds Dragonball firmly ensconced in first place with more than twice as many searches as second place finisher Britney Spears.
Fox and NBC Plan Big Changes
November 21, 2001
Fox recently dropped its daytime cartoon block, and today Variety reports that the network is considering a number of scenarios for Saturday morning, most of which will spell the end for the four-hour, anime-laden Fox Kids Saturday lineup.
More Retailers Have Something To Say
November 15, 2001
We've continued to receive comments on Marvel's Walmart program from pop culture stores. This is the fourth such series of comments we've published.
On G.I. Joe, Transformers, Harry Potter CCG
October 24, 2001
Hasbro announced its third quarter earnings this week, and the news was better than expected. On sales that were down to $893 million from $1.1 billion a year ago, the company earned $50.6 million, compared to $13.8 million in 2000.