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

2016 in Review: 2 Steps Forward, 1 Step Back

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 Posted in business | No Comments »

2016 has been a mixed year for us, mostly with overall improvements in the business but with some setbacks as well. Industry Consolidation & Restrictions We continued to see industry consolidation including the purchase of F2Z by Asmodee creating a single company ...

2015 In Review: Industry Changes

Friday, January 8th, 2016 Posted in general | No Comments »

I occasionally write these posts about the year before, talking about how the year went or not. I sort of didn't do a massive review for 2014 last year, more discussing what would happen in 2015 instead. This year, I'll ...

2015 – A Year of Change

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 Posted in business, site updates | No Comments »

2015 is going to be an interesting year for Starlit Citadel. We are undertaking a large number of changes in the business and I thought some of you might be interested in reading more about it. Firstly, Kaja our Manager ...

2013 – the Year of the Pre-Order

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 Posted in business | No Comments »

I try to write a 'Year in Review' post at the end of each year.  Often, I never get around to doing it because life gets too busy and once I find the time, it's June of the next year.  ...

2012 In Review

Monday, December 31st, 2012 Posted in business | No Comments »

2012 has turned into both an exciting and disappointing year for us.   There's numerous reasons for this, ranging from a number of unexpected costs, a game industry that is changing on its head and internal process changes. The Changing Face ...

Year in Review : 2011

Sunday, January 1st, 2012 Posted in business | No Comments »

What a year, 2011 was our best year so far; with solid growth through most of it.   There were significant challenges throughout the year; but I continue to be grateful to all our customers who have made this possible. Sales & ...

The year in review : 2010

Saturday, February 26th, 2011 Posted in business | 1 Comment »

It's February, so this is a rather late 'year-in-review'; but between the Con and getting our books in-order, I haven't had time to really analyse the year.  For obvious reasons, I'm not discussing our actual revenue figures.  However, ...

Year in Review – 2009

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 Posted in articles, business | 7 Comments »

Well, it’s 2010 now and let’s start by saying Thank You to all our customers.  It was the first year that one of us would work full-time at Starlit Citadel (me!) and the first full year that we brought shipping ...

2008 in review

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 Posted in business, general | No Comments »

Well, that’s 2008 nearly over and done with.  And we must say, it’s been one crazy year.  This is the first, full calendar year that we have been in operation, with the company first incorporated in April 2007 and the ...