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Offline Jesse James

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Re: What kind of displays are you seeing?
« Reply #15 on: May 6, 2008, 09:50 PM »
A WM I hit tonight had a scant 8 figures, all Mutt Williams...

The next film title?  Mutt Williams and Pluggers of the Mass Retail Outlets.  Queue the Indy theme.
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Re: What kind of displays are you seeing?
« Reply #16 on: May 6, 2008, 11:14 PM »
I checked out TRU tonight as I had to meet a friend there for his Kuby fix. I walked in & under construction around where the figures are. I walked all the way around the back of the store & nothing thus far so I venture off around the whole store & back to the figures. Not a bloody thing in that section. Then I spot them, 1 square island with Indy tucked away. This is the first time I have seen them, I never bothered to go out & hunt them down before.

1 side had the single figures, GH & 12". The other had the deluxe & truck. The rest was the electronic whip. Yep, pretty sad.  ::)

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Re: What kind of displays are you seeing?
« Reply #17 on: May 7, 2008, 02:22 PM »
I would have to say that for the most part, the displays I have been seeing are pretty pathetic.

I'm glad that the stores really didn't seem to over-order. So perhaps they will come away from the situation looking that the movies lines and see that Indy is indeed a popular line.

For example, I was in TRU this morning when they opened, the Indy stuff is with Batman, Iron Man, Hulk and Prince Caspian stuff - meanwhile the Speed Racer junk takes up the marquee area across from these displays. The rest of the movie lines are fully stocked - plenty of things to choose from.

The Indy space on the other hand had the following: 2x Indy w/Bazooka, 1x Mutt w/Sword, 1x Mutt w/Snake, Deluxe Indy w/Temple Pitfall, a 12" Mutt Williams and the Role Playing Whip. That's it. No vehicles, no figures other than the ones I list. Nothing. Two days ago, this space was filled with product.

I'm really glad to see the line selling well - I really don't want anything to jeopardize the ToD wave.
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