Supermarket retailers are hoping the end of the major league baseball strike will spark a rally for trading cards. Though some executives polled by SN don't foresee any significant changes in the slumping trading card business, others said the end of the strike could mean high scores for the category. "It should help lift card sales," said Vic Anthony, nonfood buyer at Abco Foods, Phoenix. Abco's baseball card sales have gradually picked up since the strike ended, according to Anthony. ...
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