Of Marketing & Distribution
December 11, 2005
Nintendo of America Inc. and Pokemon USA Inc. have announced that effective January 1, 2006, Pokemon USA will assume the consumer marketing and distribution responsibilities for the Pokemon TCG .
'Disregards the Hobby Market'
October 17, 2005
Pat Fuge of Gnome Games in Green Bay, Wisconsin saw the ICv2 interview with Upper Deck's Cory Jones and feels that recent actions by the company contradict statements made in the interview.
Fifty Per Cent Off, Free Freight
October 12, 2005
Retailers have told ICv2 about Amazon's board game promotions.
Peter Adkison Explains
October 6, 2005
We asked Gen Con CEO Peter Adkison to help us understand his 2005 attendance numbers.
Special 'Lugia' Promo Card Premium
October 4, 2005
The 2005 edition of the Pokemon Rocks America tour is already underway.
For Saturday Morning Broadcasts
September 25, 2005
The Kids' WB maintained its Saturday morning dominance among over-the-air broadcasters.
Sales Plateau at Lower Level Than '04
August 29, 2005
The decline in sales of games appears to have leveled off, though the level at which sales have plateaued is lower than it was a year ago.
EX Unseen Forces
July 27, 2005
Nintendo is planning an extensive consumer marketing campaign in support of its next Pokemon TCG expansion, EX Unseen Forces, due to street August 24th.
Yaoi, International Manga Gain in Popularity
July 21, 2005
In issue #11 of the Retailers Guide to Anime/Manga published this month by ICv2, we took note of the increasing competition for rack space.
July 19, 2005
Dean Irwin of Nintendo of America told ICv2 at San Diego Comic-Con International who were the winners of this year's creative merchandising contest.