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Matthias Nagy

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Personalien

Jens Nygaard Knudsen ist gestorben
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jens_Nygaard_Knudsen
ASMODEE ADDS INTERACTIVE GAMES LICENSING MANAGER - Christian Dunn
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45523/asmodee-adds-interactive-games-licensing-manager
ASMODEE CANADA HIRES GM FOR LION RAMPANT - Kevin Ratko
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45596/asmodee-canada-hires-gm-lion-rampant
PEGASUS SPIELE HIRES ASMODEE NA VET AS SALES & MARKETING EXEC - Johanna Sadkovich
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45568/pegasus-spiele-hires-asmodee-na-vet-sales-marketing-exe
Johanna Sadkovich Joins Pegasus Spiele as Sales and Marketing Executive North America

Paizo Announces New Hires, Promotions

Sam Healey Relaunches Dice Steeple Podcast




Vertrieb

Was ist Bei Alliance/Diamond passiert

DIAMOND CANCELS RETAILER SUMMIT
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45397/diamond-cancels-retailer-summit
Alliance Halts Payments to Vendors; Asmodee to Leave Alliance in July 2020
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/102521/alliance-halts-payments-vendors-asmodee-leave-alli
DIAMOND HALTING DISTRIBUTION OF NEW PRODUCT, ALLIANCE SHUTTING DOWN COMPLETELY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45490/diamond-halting-distribution-new-product-alliance-shutting-down-completely
DEVIR GAMES WILL SELL DIRECT TO RETAILERS DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45497/devir-games-will-sell-direct-to-retailers-during-covid-19-crisis
VIZ CONTINUES SHIPPING MANGA TO BOOK CHANNEL
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45515/viz-continues-shipping-manga-book-channel
DIAMOND, ALLIANCE SUSPEND REGULAR PAYMENTS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45534/diamond-alliance-suspend-regular-payments
DIAMOND DETAILS DELAYED PAY-OUTS FOR PUBLISHERS, ALLIANCE HANDLED DIFFERENTLY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45561/diamond-details-delayed-pay-outs-publishers-alliance-handled-differently
DIAMOND, ALLIANCE FURLOUGH EMPLOYEES
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45591/diamond-alliance-furlough-employees
Alliance Game Distributors to Furlough Employees

MARVEL FURLOUGHS EMPLOYEES
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45642/marvel-furloughs-employees
DIAMOND PLANS TO RESUME SHIPPING NEW PRODUCT 'MID- TO LATE MAY'
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45610/diamond-plans-resume-shipping-new-product-mid-late-may
DIAMOND TO RESUME WEEKLY NEW PRODUCT DISTRIBUTION
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45658/diamond-resume-weekly-new-product-distribution
AWA STUDIOS SIGNS COMIC CHANNEL EXCLUSIVE WITH DIAMOND
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45688/awa-studios-signs-comic-channel-exclusive-diamond


Was ist bei Amazon passiert

AMAZON ENDS NON-ESSENTIAL INCOMING SHIPMENTS; B&N CEO SAYS 'WE WILL SUFFER'
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45447/amazon-ends-non-essential-shipments-b-n-ceo-says-we-will-suffer
GAMA LAUNCHES GAME STORE LOCATOR WITH STATUS INFO
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45535/gama-launches-game-store-locator-status-info
BARNES & NOBLE HAS 120 STORES OPEN
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45565/barnes-noble-has-120-stores-open
AMAZON TO RESUME NON-ESSENTIAL SHIPMENTS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45592/amazon-to-resume-non-essential-shipments

ASMODEE DELAYS ALL NEW RELEASES
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45484/asmodee-delays-all-new-releases
ASMODEE SUSPENDS NEW RELEASES THROUGH MAY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45612/asmodee-suspends-new-releases-through-may
LUMA, GREATER THAN GAMES, JAPANIME, MORE GAME COMPANIES SUSPEND SHIPMENTS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45507/luma-greater-games-japanime-more-game-companies-suspend-shipments


Store Support:
Haba
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WOTC ANNOUNCES GAME STORE RELIEF
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45511/wotc-announces-game-store-relief
ANOTHER FREE PRODUCT FOR RETAILERS FROM WOTC
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45546/another-free-product-retailers-wotc
Pegasus
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EMERGENCY CREDIT FOR COMIC STORES? 'STATUS' ADDED TO COMIC SHOP LOCATOR, TKO OFFERING TO SHARE ONLINE SALES
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45521/emergency-credit-comic-stores-status-added-comic-shop-locator-tko-offering-share-online-sales
DC DONATES $250K, JIM LEE DONATING ART TO HELP COMIC RETAILERS VIA BINC
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45551/dc-donates-250k-jim-lee-donating-art-to-help-comic-retailers-via-binc
HUMBLE BUNDLE FOR COVID-19 RELIEF RAISES OVER $1.3 MILLION IN FIRST DAY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45536/humble-bundle-covid-19-relief-raises-over-1-3-million-first-day
‘Virus’ Card Game by Goliath to Help Fund COVID-19 Research

GAMA Provides Retail Support List

CARES ACT IMPROVES OPTIONS FOR RETAILERS, OTHER SMALL BUSINESSES
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45519/cares-act-improves-options-retailers-other-small-businesses
FEDERAL PROGRAMS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES RUN OUT OF MONEY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45604/federal-programs-small-businesses-run-out-money
ROLLING FOR INITIATIVE -- $349 BILLION GONE IN 14 DAYS
https://icv2.com/articles/columns/view/45616/rolling-initiative-349-billion-gone-14-days
Asmodee Germany Launch Retailer Initiative, ‘Open! Back in the Game’

Spiel Direkt
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Pegasus
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GAMES WORKSHOP SHUTS DOWN OPERATIONS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45525/games-workshop-shuts-down-operations
GAMES WORKSHOP UPDATES SHUTDOWN
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45632/games-workshop-updates-shutdown
GAMES WORKSHOP CREATES FREE SPECIAL EDITION MODEL FOR INDEPENDENT RETAILERS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45660/games-workshop-creates-free-special-edition-model-independent-retailers
Games Workshop Secures Operating Loan, Reopens Warehouse, Some Stores



Hintergrund:

WORLD ACCORDING TO GRIEPP: DISTRIBUTOR CASH FLOW 101
https://icv2.com/articles/columns/view/45542/world-according-griepp-distributor-cash-flow-101
NPD Reports Game & Puzzle Sales Up 228% For Week Ending March 21

U.S. Game and Puzzle Sales Grew by 55% in Q1

WORLD ACCORDING TO GRIEPP: GEEK WINTER IS COMING
https://icv2.com/articles/columns/view/45635/world-according-griepp-geek-winter-is-coming


CMON

Links: Charlie Theel Digs into High Society, Tom Felber Burns Bridges, and Hong Kong Suspends Trading in CMON Limited
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/102744/links-charlie-theel-digs-high-society-tom-felber-b
CMON Trading suspended
https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/2405083/cmon-trading-suspended
ANNUAL REPORT DELAYED, TRADING SUSPENDED IN CMON
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45581/annual-report-delayed-trading-suspended-cmon
CMON Suspends Stock Trading, Independent Directors Resign

CMON Response
https://cmon.com/news/cmon-april-2020-update
CMON RELEASES MORE INFO ON 'GOING CONCERN' ISSUE
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45583/cmon-releases-more-info-going-concern-issue
CMON Responds to Business Speculation, Reassures Consumers



COVID-19 at the Gaming Table IV: Delayed Releases, Free Games, and a Print-and-Play Design Contest
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/102248/covid-19-gaming-table-iv-delayed-releases-free-gam
Asmodee Launches ‘Print & Play’ Website with Popular Titles

Pegasus Free PnP
https://www.pegasusdigital.de/browse.php?filters=45695

Feuerland Regain English, French Rights, Partners with Capstone Games



Quartalsergebnisse

Spin Master to Report Q1 Results May 6, Asks Shareholders Not to Attend Annual Meeting

Hasbro Announces Q1 Earnings Call

Hasbro’s Annual Meeting will be Virtual Only

HASBRO'S TOTAL GAMING BUSINESS UP 40% IN Q1
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45666/hasbros-total-gaming-business-up-40-q1
Hasbro Gaming is Highlight of First Quarter, 40% Growth Over Last Year




Events

GAMA EXPO WRAPS UP A BAD WEEK
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45421/gama-expo-wraps-up-bad-week
US tabletop event Origins delayed to autumn, ‘virtual convention’ to be held this summer
https://www.dicebreaker.com/topics/origins-game-fair/news/origins-game-fair-2020-delayed
POKEMON SHUTS DOWN ORGANIZED PLAY
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45532/pokemon-shuts-down-organized-play
FANTASY FLIGHT POSTPONES IN-STORE OP UNTIL FALL
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45602/fantasy-flight-postpones-in-store-op-until-fall
'YU-GI-OH! ORGANIZED PLAY POSTPONEMENTS EXTENDED
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45682/yu-gi-oh-organized-play-postponements-extended
ORIGINS DECISION DEFERRED, ATLAS OFFERS LOCAL GAME DROP, GFE HQ WORKS FROM HOME
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45460/origins-decision-deferred-atlas-offers-local-game-drop-gfe-hq-works-home
CORONAVIRUS TAKES ITS TOLL ON GEEK CULTURE EVENTS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45449/coronavirus-takes-its-toll-geek-culture-events
EVENTS PLATFORM PATRON CEO ON COVID-19 IMPACT ON FAN EVENTS
https://icv2.com/articles/columns/view/45498/events-platform-patron-ceo-covid-19-impact-fan-events
ALA ANNUAL CONFERENCE CANCELED, AWESOME CON DELAYED, ACE COMIC CON SUES GROWTIX, MORE
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45506/ala-annual-conference-canceled-awesome-con-delayed-ace-comic-con-sues-growtix-more
GAMA POSTPONES ORIGINS GAME FAIR
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45575/gama-postpones-origins-game-fair
Origins Postponed, BGG Spring Cancelled

Toy Association Launches ‘Toy Fair Everywhere’ A Series of Week-Long Virtual Events

Steve Jackson Games Hosts Virtual Fnord Con

Berlin Brettspiel Con Postpones to December

UK Games Expo Cancels August Event

GardenCon will become PaizoCon Francia

As Large German Events Cancel, Spiel Still Hopeful

Paizo Announces PaizoCon Online for May 26-31

BoardGameGeek Announce BGG.CONline for May 20-21

Anmeldung Hamburg
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Anmeldung Rostock
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Diverses

Union Vote at TCGplayer Suspended

KICKSTARTER LAYS OFF 40% AFTER BIG DROP IN PROJECTS
https://icv2.com/articles/news/view/45695/kickstarter-lays-off-40-after-big-drop-projects?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
Dungeons & Dragons Records 6th Consecutive Year of Growth

Gamemasters Movie Picked up for Distribution by Gravitas Ventures

The Army Painter Shifts from Paint to Hand Sanitizer

From Hedbanz to Hospitals

Spin Master Awarded Record Damages in Chinese Patent Dispute

Mattel Rolls Out Sugarcane-based Plastics in Time for Earth Day

Mattel to Reduce Non-Manufacturing Workforce by 4%

UNCONVENTIONAL WARFARE WARGAME – PATENTS IN BOARD GAMING
https://www.myuenlaw.com/blog/unconventional-warfare-wargame-patents-in-board-gaming
Hasbro Reaches Settlement in Marisa Pawelko Trade Secrets Case

New U.S. Age Determination Guidelines go in Effect June 1



Award

Links: Leacock on Pandemic in Today's World, Tales of Tricks Taken, and Nominees for the 2020 Origins Awards
https://www.boardgamegeek.com/blogpost/102063/links-leacock-pandemic-todays-world-tales-tricks-t
Winners Announced for 14th Annual Golden Geek Awards

Deutscher Computerspielpreis
https://deutscher-computerspielpreis.de/preistraeger