It’s certainly a buyer’s market out there, as prices have pulled back significantly from their highs. But you’ve got to know where to hunt for deals. This week Sig shares three tips on how to find great deals from some of the largest vendors.
Sig wasn’t able to attend MagicFest Las Vegas last weekend. But that doesn’t mean he was disconnected from price trends. This week he examines a particular vendor’s hotlists throughout the event to identify winners and losers.
It’s a well-known fact that every speculation target carries an associated risk, and sometimes it’s better to hold off on a purchase because of it. David gives his perspective on buying, selling, and how the QS Insider Community can be an invaluable asset in your arsenal.
Magic finance and Magic play are two separate hobbies nowadays. They are frequently in tension with each other–an optimal choice in one may be suboptimal in the other. This week Sig reflects on this tension and shares personal anecdotes for how it has impacted his buy/sell decisions.
Patrick continues his Getting Started series, this time covering the primary avenues of selling your Magic products in the secondary market.
With the advent of TCGplayer opening up to anyone who wants to own an online store without a brick-and-mortar location, numerous people have opened started Magic card businesses out of their apartments/dorm rooms/homes. However, many of us, myself included, do not have any formal business training. That being said, I’ve worked for various companies since graduating from […]
Magic is a hobby riddled with trends and data—sometimes baffling ones. Sig shares three observations that may make sense on the surface, but are perplexing underneath.
Sig is a long-time advocate of buying up Reserved List cards—so why is he constantly selling them? This week Sig shares his motivations for selling cards even as they’re on the rise.
After a year spent building his online inventory, David has learned several invaluable lessons about the buying process. Today he shares the pitfalls he encountered.
This week Sig examines budget, time, and enjoyment as three vectors of Magic finance that dictate how you should set priorities to get the most out of the hobby.
For years, vendors marked down older, heavily-played cards dramatically. Now, changes in the market surrounding Old School is leading to player demand in excess of supply.
The layout of your store may sound like a boring topic, but it has real implications for customer experience and sales. David looks at the best practices for game stores in this area.
Running a brick-and-mortar store presents a lot of pitfalls that can cost you business. David looks at some practices to avoid that commonly plague Magic stores.