Retail Boxes

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Sports card retail boxes are primarily sold through large retail chains like Target, Wal-Mart, and Kmart. Retail boxes can also be purchased online from smaller retail stores, and through eBay. The biggest benefit to buying retail boxes and packs is that they are significantly cheaper then their hobby box counterparts.

IRetail Blaster Boxes of Baseball Cards e1395857098659 Imagen brick and mortal retail environments retail boxes are broken up and sold by the pack. They are also available through manufacturer sealed "blaster boxes". Blaster boxes contain a set number of packs at a price below what it would cost to buy each pack individually. Blaster boxes are sold at three different price points ($9.99, $19.99, and $29.99) depending on the quality and quantity of the cards they contain. In addition to sporting a lower per pack rate, blaster retail typically include some sort of added bonus like a free pack or a special insert card.

Although they are the cheapest means of buying new sports card products, buying individual packs of sports cards from unsealed retail boxes is a risky proposition. This is because a handful of less then ethical collectors routinely go to Wal-Mart and Target to cherry pick the packs containing the special hits. The individuals, known as pack searchers, can identify game used memorabilia and autograph cards without even opening (or paying for) the packs. They determine which packs contain the hits by weighing each of them with a portable digital scale, and/or carefully pressing packs on both sides until they feel a sticker, which is indicative of an autographed card. Once they identify the packs which contain hits, they pay for them and go on their way, leaving behind all the hitless packs. Unfortunately these actions usually go unnoticed by store employees, although a growing number of stores have become aware of this problem and are prepared to take corrective action. One of the safest ways to buy sports cards

Sports card companies have increasingly been making more of an effort to include retail exclusive inserts and parallels in their retail products. Most of the retail exclusive cards come in the form of parallel base cards or fairly low level inserts and rookie card sets. One recent example of this was 2009 Topps Baseball Series 1 and 2, which took the retail exclusive concept to the extreme. Topps actually produced two different retail exclusive base card set variations, one for Wal-Mart and one for Target.

Retail boxes are a great choice for young collectors, hobby newcomers, and budget minded collectors alike. They sport much lower price tags then their hobby box brethren, yet are still a fun and exciting way to enjoy collecting sports cards. Player collectors enjoy the inexpensive selection of base cards found in retail boxes. Likewise, set collectors are drawn to retail boxes as they allow them to add to their latest set building projects without paying the extra charge inherent in buying hobby boxes.

Check out our sports card box price comparison and review database to find the best deals for buying retail boxes.

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PAST and PRESENT 2012 2013 Basketball Unopened Blaster Box Jerseys Autographs
$16.99
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2013 Topps MLS Major League Soccer Blaster 16-Box Case - 16 AUTOS PER CASE!
$164.95
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2013 TOPPS CHROME BLASTER BASEBALL - 16 BOX CASE POSSIBLE PUIG AUTOGRAPH
$212.00
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2014 TOPPS SERIES 2 MLB BASEBALL BLASTER BOX ( 10 PACKS )
$18.49
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2013 PANINI PRESTIGE NFL BLASTER BOX*8-PACKS WITH 10 CARDS PER PACK*
$9.00
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2014 TOPPS HERITAGE MLB BASEBALL BLASTER BOX ( 8 PACKS )
$19.99
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2013 TOPPS CHROME FACTORY SEALED BASEBALL BLASTER BOX 7 PACKS + 1 REFRACTOR PACK
$13.49
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2014 TOPPS WACKY PACKAGES CHROME BLASTER VALUE BOX ( 7 PACKS )
$19.95
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2013 UPPER DECK FACTORY SEALED BLASTER BOX*35 ROOKIES+BONUS ROOKIE PACK*
$8.53
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Panini NBA Basketball Trading Cards 2013-2014 Blaster Box BRAND NEW
$19.99
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2013 TOPPS CHROME FACTORY SEALED BASEBALL BLASTER BOX 7 PACKS + 1 REFRACTOR PACK
$10.09
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Box Of 81 Cards Topps PKG001996 Series Two 2014 Baseball Blaster Box New Sealed
$8.39
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2014 BOWMAN FOOTBALL BLASTER BOX EXCELLENT CONDITION
$16.99
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2013 Topps Prime NFL Football Blaster Box New Factory Sealed
$17.90
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2013 Topps Update Series Blaster Box Baseball New Factory Sealed 10 Packs
$19.95
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2014 Leaf Draft Football FACTORY SEALED 20-Pack BLASTER BOX (2 Autos) Manziel?
$8.50
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2013 TOPPS CHROME BLASTER BASEBALL - 8 BOX LOT ( 1 2 CASE ) POSSIBLE PUIG AUTO !
$99.50
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2013 TOPPS CHROME FACTORY SEALED BASEBALL BLASTER BOX 7 PACKS + 1 REFRACTOR PACK
$11.50
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2013 Panini Prizm Football lot of 2 Unopened Sealed Blaster Box
$19.99
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2014 Leaf Draft Football Blaster Box Case of 20 Boxes 40 Autos
$345.00
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