John Makowiec loved collecting cards, and now he makes sure all kids can enjoy the experience with his Cards 2 Kids program which hands out donated trading cards to kids in need and other charitable organizations.
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.
The online buy/sell venue Check Out My Cards branches out past 8 million cards. Find out why – from the CEO and from those who use the site on a daily basis.
The iconic Ken Griffey Jr. rookie card from 1989 kicked everything off for Upper Deck. Now 25 years later, the company is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a commemorative card set and giveaways planned throughout the year.
In a new multi-year deal, Upper Deck, NHL, and NHLPA have agreed to make Upper Deck the exclusive manufacturer of NHL trading cards starting with the 2014-15 season. Panini’s NHL license ends June 30.
Upper Deck has relaunched its online store, offering a new look and a tiered cash back program through September 2, 2013.
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.
Media outlets always ask about the current card market. When they start talking about how today’s market pales in comparison to two decades ago, I know they are only talking about the modern card market.
The complete sets stole the show at the recent Mile High Card Co. auction. A 1966 Topps set totaled nearly $130,000, with impressive prices reached for football and hockey sets as well.
Dr. Price announced Sport Kings will now be part of In the Game Inc., and offers a preview of Series F, which will include autograph cards of Shaquille O’Neal, among others.