As the vice president of video game retailer GameStop?s mobile business, Joe Gorman has overseen the burgeoning electronics trade-in business as well as the sales of gaming tablets. Thanks in part to the wave of trade-ins that will flood the market as the Samsung Galaxy S4 launches later this month, there?s going to be a huge opportunity for retailers to cash in on the $1.6...
(1 month and 6 days ago)
GameStop, the world’s largest video game retailer, will close 250 stores nationwide in an effort to streamline its business and shed unprofitable locations. The company’s chief financial office made the announcement at yesterday’s Goldman Sachs conference in San Francisco. GameStop has 13 stores in Maine. That’s a drop in the bucket ...
(3 months and 5 days ago)
Buzz is building for the next Xbox console, which will likely be purchased primarily through GameStop's retail stores around the country later this year. The company's CEO Mark Raines recently spoke with Games Industry and teased the public with his take on Microsoft’s upcoming endeavors.
(1 month and 14 days ago)
Xbox 720 and PlayStation 4 have been constantly rumored to be banning used-games, but the head of GameStop took the time to address the subject. According to a report from BSMH on Friday, Tony Bartel, president of GameStop...
(2 months and 11 days ago)
The perpetual rumor that either Sony’s Playstation 4 or Microsoft’s next Xbox could potentially block used games got a little attention from Gamestop in
(1 month and 20 days ago)
The Nook HD and HD+ got a great update late last night (via Engadget), as Barnes & Noble finally moved away from its closed and system-specific app and media ecosystem. The two Android tablets now offer Google Play, and new devices will ship with the app pre-loaded, while existing owners can get it via a software update over-the-air or via direct download.
(16 days ago)
Filed under: Investing As the face of the gaming industry shifts, with many consumers turning away from traditional consoles and toward mobile gaming, has the pre-owned game industry come to an end for GameStop ? In this video, Motley Fool consumer goods analyst Blake Bos takes a look at the company's earnings, discusses why investors should expect some weakness in 2013...
(1 month and 21 days ago)
GameStop's strategy is to minimize investment in bricks-and-mortar stores and boost shareholder payouts, while also dipping toes into newer businesses. But it has plenty left to prove.
(1 month and 22 days ago)
A growing variety of smaller and cheaper Android tablets will see it trump Apple.
(2 months and 9 days ago)
If you were among the select few that signed up for NVIDIA's Shield newsletter then you've been able to pre-order the company's curious handset for a few days now. The remainder of the gaming masses originally had to wait until Monday for their own turn, but that's no longer the case -- NVIDIA's retail partners have jumped on the pre-order bandwagon too so you can now stake...
(2 days ago)
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