Author Archives: The Keep

FigWiz Podcast Episode 1.5 – Slinging Toys for the Holidays

The holidays are upon us, and that means there’s a whole lot of opportunity in them there figures! Today we talk a little on the fast-paced, high demand, and sometimes unethical sport of reselling popular toys. We discuss how to get a good read on ups and downs of fast price changes in various seller environments as well as some of the rules of engagement when handling the criticism of bashers. Here are few online resources to see what’s hot and poppin’ in the markets! Amazon’s Toys & Figures Best Sellers Amazon’s Best Toys of the Month – Figures Amazon’s Best Toys of the Month – Dolls Ebay’s How-To Guide […]

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Rules of Retail: Instantly Piss Off Your Customers

Having opened, operated, and closed my physical store 7 times in the last 10 years, I’ve had to go through every aspect of managing my business from public speeches in schools to laying down my own carpet.  In all these hard lessons, I’ve amassed some wisdom that I’d like to share before my old age eats away at my memory.  So, my ‘Rules of Retail’ will be a subject that goes over the many experiences and lessons learned that can hopefully give you some light on your future adventures both as a retail professional and as a customer… yes, there is an etiquette to being a good customer. Instant Sparks With Customers […]

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FigWiz Podcast Episode 1 – Hottest Hobby Toys 2014 Holiday Season

Hey, guys!  Here we talk about our top 5 things we’re looking forward to this holiday season and some of the brands to really look out for that’ll definitely put smiles on any fan’s face!  Links to special items to follow below! NOTE: The Pokemon Heritage Collection seems to be an Australia exclusive… suck. balls.   Notable Products Mentioned for this Holiday! Skylanders Trap Team: Kaos Trap Pack Disney Frozen Sisters Giftset Big Hero 6 11″ Deluxe Flying Baymax with 4.5″ Hiro Action Figures Link amiibo Super Smash Bros. – Nintendo Wii U Pokémon Omega Ruby – Nintendo 3DS Pokémon Alpha Sapphire – Nintendo 3DS Big Hero 6 Armor-Up Baymax […]

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Talking about toys and collectibles

Hey, all! This is ‘The Keep’ of PowerAnime.com along side Carlos of AngryBananas.com creating a space where we can share our thoughts about the hobby collectible toy industry and hear yours as well!  We are really big enthusiasts of figures, businesses and community and feel this would make a great outlet to save some of the things we feel are worth keeping on record.  We’ll be publishing podcasts and YouTube videos about things on our mind, things we’re into, and things to come!  Thanks for swinging by!

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