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Retailer Q

November 24, 2014 / / Retailer Q 0 Comments

The days of parity between the U.S. and Canadian dollar are over, with economists predicting a $0.85 Canadian dollar for the next three to five years. Diamond’s conversion this week was 114.89%. Which leads me to this Retailer Q: how is your store pricing comics?…

November 26, 2012 / / Retailer Q 0 Comments

From a retailer perspective what’s the right way for a comic publisher to follow through a media hit and garner new readers? What are they doing wrong? How have you maximized new reader sales based on hit media properties?…

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective.

Please share your FCBD success stories from this past weekend: how it went, what your store does to promote the event, that kind of thing.…

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective.

DC’s New 52 is six months old, titles have been cancelled and new titles announced; all in all a resounding success. As retailers are you seeing sales of DC’s titles sinking back to pre-relaunch numbers? Are you selling more DC titles than you were before the relaunch? How does DC’s future look from this point on?…

February 6, 2012 / / Retailer Q 3 Comments
December 28, 2011 / / Retailer Q 0 Comments

As a comics retailer how would you characterize your sales of periodical comics versus collected editions, and what kind of life these have after the initial release? How would you gauge your comic sales in relation to format? Are people “waiting for the trade” actually buying?…

November 28, 2011 / / Retailer Q 0 Comments

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective.
Diamond discussed at NYCC this year the possibility of a second Free Comic Book Day event in 2012 for Halloween. Can the comic industry, and more specifically comic retailers, support and maintain a successful second FCBD-like event?…

November 1, 2011 / / Retailer Q 2 Comments

Last updated on November 26th, 2014 at 02:39 amWelcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers.  Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. Alive and kicking for stores that do some outreach. So many people looking for material like Hark! A Vagrant, Darwyn Cooke’s Parker, Craig Thompson’s Habibi, Love &…

September 30, 2011 / / Retailer Q 0 Comments

As a retailer do you offer subscriber/frequent buyer discounts, such as a flat percentage off all purchases or buy X get one free cards? Why or why not?…

Last updated on October 1st, 2013 at 07:29 amWelcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers.  Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective. It’s funny that you mention that no retailer can afford to skip it, because this was the first time since the first one that we actually did…

Welcome to Retailer Q, spinning 52Q’s format at top Canadian comic retailers. Comic Book Daily asks the question and our retail friends give their perspective.
DC’s announcement of rebooting their line with 52 series debuting in September, releasing in print and digital on the same day, has taken the comic world by storm. As a comics retailer what impact do you foresee? How will this change affect you?…