Signs of life are beginning to return to the trading card field, some retailers report. Buyers are reporting renewed shopper interest in sports and entertainment cards, despite plummeting sales at supermarkets over the last three years, higher cost of cards and fear of theft. The release earlier this year of a limited-card series that featured Mickey Mantle baseball cards spurred an upward tick in baseball card sales. Despite the sagging baseball trading card market that developed in 1994 ...

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