The Size of the Hypnos Store

Just an item of interest, as I mentioned trying to cut down the number of items we move over to the new online store. I checked the store database and there’s a total of 1,587 items in the product database. Many of these are inactive (no longer in stock), but actually there have been several items we have completely deleted from the database when we closed them out — so the actual number of items we have ever had for sale is probably more near 2,000. Wow!

In the old days of Hypnos mail order, I printed a catalog on paper, folded and stapled it, and mailed it to people with an order form they could fill out and mail in with a check. At first, there were so few items sold this way that I included a cover image (black and white, laser printed, but it was something) of every single CD in the catalog. A little while later, the “hot sellers” and Hypnos label items still had cover images, but the rest were just text summaries.

It’s incredible to think there have been so many different items for sale through the Hypnos store through the years! I certainly don’t want to move 1,587 items over to the new store.

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