How Could This Happen?: The Decline of the Trading Card Industry

Posted: 16th November 2009 by Steven Merriam in MLB
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What young sports fan didn't love going to get a pack of baseball cards after a long school or summer day for a very cheap price? I certainly did and I believe you all did to.á Cards had a big impact on my life as a kid; for example, when I got a sweet insert or jersey-piece of my favorite player I would go crazy.á I loved to get the latest issues of Beckket Sports Card Monthly to check the price of the card I had just received. But now the card industry has changed. The Donruss company has been bought by a European company called Panini and in the past couple of years some very prestigious card companies have gone out of business. Since the 1994 strike, the industry has gone way down hill.á I do not understand the reason for this decline in card sales.á This problem makes no sense to ...

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