News, reviews, business articles and site updates for a board games store in Canada

The Christmas Rush – Reflections on Procedures

Monday, December 12th, 2011 Posted in business | No Comments »

All through the year, we have been building up processes, dealing with the increase in sales and figuring out how to reduce errors and create processes to make the business run more smoothly.  Christmas is now happening, and all these ...

Changes to Local Pickup Hours

Monday, October 24th, 2011 Posted in general, site updates | 1 Comment »

One of the biggest benefits of having recently hired another full-time employee is that we can now have staff at the office on a regular basis. As a result, we've finally managed to do away with the appointment system for ...

Sales Revenue by Manufacturer – September 2011

Friday, October 7th, 2011 Posted in business | No Comments »

Sorry I haven't posted anything interesting lately; it's been a busy couple of months. I'll probably finish the draft blog posts I have on what's been keeping us busy, but in the meantime, I thought readers might be interested in ...

October 2011 Newsletter

Monday, October 3rd, 2011 Posted in Newsletters | 7 Comments »

New RPG Section, Pre-Order List & MMP Games Many of you might have noticed a new category - Role-Playing Games. We've recently introduced this new category and have entered 4 different systems at the moment. If there's a system you'd like ...

Guest Review : Caylus

Monday, September 26th, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

In Caylus, you and your opponents play the roles of builders who are tasked with building a village and castle for King Philip the Fair in the year 1289. Caylus is a fairly heavy strategy game that revolves around a ...

Starlit Citadel Survey Results

Monday, August 22nd, 2011 Posted in business | No Comments »

I thought some of you might be interest dint he survey results.  I am not going to post all the results, some of it will be no real interest to casual readers, others we feel might be a tad too ...

Guest Review : Dixit the Board Game

Sunday, August 21st, 2011 Posted in reviews | No Comments »

Dixit is a wonderful family/party game for 3-6 players with light strategic elements, fast-paced, creative gameplay and beautiful artwork that will satisfy novice players and seasoned board game veterans of all ages. It is a game that primarily requires imagination ...

August 2011 Newsletter

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011 Posted in Newsletters, site updates | No Comments »

Site Improvements ...

Ongoing Site Modifications

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 Posted in site updates | No Comments »

There have been some improvements to the site, both on a usability perspective as well as additional options for use.  I thought I'd list them out here if you missed them: Local Pickup Appointment Calender We now have an appointment calender powered ...

Small World update

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in site updates | No Comments »

Wow, Small World really has been the hit of the year so far.  It's now out-of-stock on the publisher level.  Alliance just confirmed this. I was able to get 7 additional copies from a Canadian distributor, of which 1 is already ...