Tag: GameStop

E-commerce, Retail Types

GameStop shares jump after retailer taps Chewy co-founder Ryan Cohen to lead e-commerce shift

March 8, 2021


Shares of GameStop jumped more than 45% after the company announced Monday that it has tapped Chewy co-founder Ryan Cohen to lead its shift to e-commerce. Cohen is serving as chairman of a special committee formed by GameStop’s board to […]

E-commerce, Retail Types

The scalpers who stole Christmas

December 14, 2020

Via: RetailWire

It happens every Christmas. Some fad toys get hot (remember Tickle Me Elmo and Furbies?) and profiteers scoop in to buy and resell at astronomical markups online. This year, so-called scalpers have brought a whole new level of technological sophistication […]

Retail Types, Stores

GameStop goes seamless with geeky ‘loot’

July 21, 2016

Via: Chain Store Age

Even geeks appreciate the convenience and hands-on experience of visiting a physical store. Recognizing the continuing popularity of brick-and-mortar, specialty video game retailer GameStop Corp. has been extending its pure-play ThinkGeek banner into physical stores. GameStop purchased ThinkGeek parent company […]