The new Silver Snail had it’s grand opening at it’s new location today. I was lucky enough to have time to stop by during my lunch hour to check it out. The new location is at 329 Yonge Street. I have…
Anthony forwarded a link to me today for BlogTO and their Best Comic Shops In Toronto. It’s a nice snapshot of comic shops, listing one to nine, but absolutely no criteria are defined for what put these shops on the…
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?Read More
Dark Horse did an about-face this week over its day and date digital pricing. Last week they announced day and date digital books would be $1 less than print, but after a furor on the CBIA retailer forums they changed…
Marvel released a FAQ for retailers, which is far more telling: let me see if I can sum this up. For the same cover price Marvel will be selling a print comic and a digital comic. The retailer will receive their usual discount on the print comic and will receive $0.50 credit for every digital copy redeemed. Marvel is basically saying that not only does the digital copy hold no value, they're paying to get it out there.Read More
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?Read More