Working with other hobby shops may seem counterintuitive, but it has a lot of benefits — for their business and for yours, too
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Having the right amount of the right stuff at the right time is the goal of good inventory management — and it’s not all guesswork
Adobe: Mobile retail needs a boost
Only 45 percent of consumers are satisfied with retail applications, and just 47 percent are satisfied with retail mobile websites, according to a 2015 digital marketing survey conducted by Adobe. Thi...
DC wins Batmobile ruling
DC Comics has prevailed in a suit brought in 2011 against Mark Towle's Gotham Garage for producing Batmobile replicas.
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld DC Comics&r...
Force Friday spurs double-digit gains
Industry data-tracker NPD Group reports that Disney's Sept. 4 global "Force Friday" rollout was a great victory for the Star Wars empire of licensed products, with triple-digit growth in some areas as...
New garden railway at Iowa State
Work has been completed on an $80,000 model railroad at Reiman Gardens on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, Iowa.
The exhibit assembled by Applied Imagination features local landmarks s...
611 In Steam
This special publication covers the debut of the restored Norfolk & Western No. 611.
Basic Trackwork for Model Railroaders, 2nd Edition
This is the one-source guide modelers need to learn to install trackwork properly for smooth operation in any scale.
Lionel Trains: Best Layouts & Store Displays
This publication will showcase a full range of colorful and collectible model railroad layouts made by Lionel's craftsmen.
Acclaimed modeler Chris Mrosko explains how to build dioramas that showcase models and create dramatic scenes, as well as offering expert modeling tips.