On the episode – recorded December 23, 2016
2015-16 Panini Replay Basketball and how it has impacted dealers is discussed. Some dealers had $50,000+ worth of Replay boxes. Panini offered a Prizm Mosaic box set to help ease the pain of the product, but was it enough?
An article written on Sports Cards Uncensored is highlighted and raises good year in points to talk about.
I give a suggestion to group breakers on how to diversify and make more money at their business.
The website Find a Card Show is shamelessly plugged since it’s my own website. Are some of the largest card shows of the year under covered?
Shout out to Sports Card Info for the awesome pin he sent.
On this episode:
Ryan discusses the recent dismissal of the Topps Now lawsuit filed by Paul Lesko.
COMC Black Friday sales results are revealed and what’s the plan going forward in terms of buying and selling cards.
Beckett responds to Ryan’s criticism of a quote found in Sports Business Journal.
Upper Deck is reportedly skipping the Las Vegas Industry Summit and will be hosting their own conference in Phoenix.
Update on the Sports Card Radio website.
In this episode we talk about the year for Topps Now.
Recap of an article found here: Sports Business Journal: By capturing the moment in MLB, Topps secures a new market (subscription needed).
Some of the rhetoric and hype about Topps Now don’t exactly match up to the numbers.
Frankly, the year long program wasn’t even as popular as eTopps 15 years ago. eTopps came before smart phones and social media. Shouldn’t Topps have been able to sell more cards now?
Embarrassing and inaccurate quotes from a Beckett Media analyst regarding Topps Now in the same article.
A letter from a wholesale distributor regarding Upper Deck ePack is read. Many in this hobby pretend to be all out the collector, very few live up to it.
Ryan hit a huge bonus with his frequent flyer miles. Who in the card world would he let fly for free with him?
The Sports Card Radio R-Rated Podcast – hosted by Ryan.
For the original Sports Card Show hosted by Colin – view the all those shows here.
On the Sports Card Radio R-Rated Podcast we talk about product allocations by Panini and Topps.
The NFL downturn and how it could impact cards going forward.
Cardboard Connection CEO Mike Smeth felony case update. You can view the updates for yourself here: