From 'ICv2' Internal Correspondence' #92
July 28, 2017
This chart of the ICv2 "Manga Franchises" reflects sales in all trade channels for Spring 2017.
August 2, 2017
August 4, 2017
We visited a Best Buy because we'd heard that the chain had added games and merch in its bid to re-invent itself as its legacy home entertainment categories move online.
With AR Characters at 20,000 Stores
August 25, 2017
Lucasfilm is using a major augmented reality event to get shoppers into stores selling merchandise tied to Star Wars: The Last Jedi .
Sales Estimates for August Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
September 11, 2017
These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during August 2017.
'Create the Experience.'
September 14, 2017
In Business 3x3, a business retailer or executive will share their experience with three things they’ve done right, three things they’ve done wrong, and what else they’ve learned along the way.
Week of September 26, 2017
September 24, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases include the fifth live-action Transformers movie, the surprise hit underwater survival saga 47 Meters Down , along with a bunch of TV offerings including SyFy’s creepypasta-inspired series Channel Zero , and the last gasp of the fantasy-filled Sleep Hollow .
Sales Estimates for September Based on Diamond Indexes and Publisher Title Data
October 9, 2017
These are estimates of the sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during September 2017.
Column by Marcus King
November 8, 2017
This week, Marcus King answers the question, "Is the customer always right?"
Column by Scott Thorne
November 27, 2017
This week, Scott Thorne lists five things for which he's thankful as a retailer.
Week of December 5, 2017
December 3, 2017
This week’s home entertainment releases include 2017’s most popular animated film (so far), the latest seasons of The Simpsons and Fargo as well as the revived Twin Peaks , and the third season of the new Sailor Moon series.