Panini America has reached exclusive trading card agreements with more than 200 additional universities that will allow the company to use the schools’ team logos and university marks in its trading card products for college specific trading card sets.
Derek Jeter signed cards, buy-backs of original Donruss-branded cards, will be appearing in select Panini baseball products, starting with Classics Baseball in November.
The University of Georgia, University of Kentucky and University of Miami have come to terms with Panini, allowing the card manufacturer to exclusively produce cards bearing their marks.
Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter Contest returns for a second year, with Trent Dilfer coaching the lucky winner on media relations. Panini Super Bowl Kid Reporter entry cards are inserted into every pack of the company’s 2014 Score, 2014 Rookies & Stars, 2014 Prizm, 2014 Absolute and 2014 Contenders NFL trading card products.
Teddy Bridgewater’s first NFL rookie cards and autographed cards will arrive in the June release of Panini America’s 2014 Score Football.
You are familiar with rewards programs for your credit cards and the like – now it’s coming to trading cards. In an effort to rid their products of redemptions, Panini is introducing a Rewards Program where collectors can pick and choose the cards they want.
Panini is honoring the Seattle Seahawks as NFL champions with an 18-card commemorative set featuring Malcolm Smith, Wilson, Lynch and images from Super Bowl XLVIII.
Here is a quick rundown of card manufacturers’ plans for wrapper redemption programs at the National Convention. Many companies are offering new sets/cards each day of the July 31-Aug. 4 event.
Panini has inked a limited autograph memorabilia deal with Los Angeles Dodgers rookie slugger Yasiel Puig for its memorabilia division, Panini Authentic.
From the Industry Summit in Las Vegas, Panini America announced it has reached an exclusive multi-year autograph agreement with Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg. First product to feature Strasburg will be 2012 Prizm Baseball ion April.