Details of the new product line for Sochi 2014 have not yet been determined, but as with the summer collection, the winter edition will include Team USA’s top Olympians, Paralympians and hopefuls. It will also feature authentic autographed cards from top athletes, a highly sought-out feature for collectors and sports fans.
Panini’s Black Friday promotion was one of the highlights in sports cards last year, and the company is gearing up for another groundbreaking promotion this year. Here are some initial details, with much more to come in the next week or so.
Upper Deck has launched the first trading card rewards application for the Dynamics ePlate Visa credit card device. This innovative offering lets consumers earn exclusive Upper Deck Trading Cards with every purchase.
Showing that not all successful trading card sets are related to the major sports, Topps has announced that Mars Attacks Heritage has officially sold out.
Panini America has hired collectibles industry veteran D.J. Kazmierczak as its vice president of sales. Kazmierczak will oversee the company’s U.S. sales operations and will report to Panini America CEO Mark Warsop.
Panini has inked a multi-year trading cards deal with No. 1 NBA draft pick Anthony Davis, allowing for autographed cards and much more.
Panini has expanded its agreement with the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and will also sponsor all autograph sessions during HOF induction weekend.
For those busting a lot of Panini product at the National Convention, $6,500 worth, the Texas company is offering a VIP experience filled with Hall of Fame athlete appearances, exclusive product and much more.
In 1971, Milk Duds needed a new selling angle – baseball cards, with a nod to the local nine, Chicago Cubs. The sepia-toned cards, complete with spelling errors and an odd image of Milt Papas, still find buying collectors. Here’s a look at the set and the background story on the candy company that produced them.
Upper Deck’s World of Sport trading cards return in 2012 with Evolution video cards and other surprises in a release that features athletes from many different sports.