GameStop Q3 2017 financial results: Net Sales of $1.99 Billion

GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.59, Including a Non-Operating Benefit of $0.11 Same store sales increase 1.9%, the third consecutive quarter of growth New software sales grow 5.4% Collectibles sales increase 26.5% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Nov. […]

GameStop offers the very best holiday deals this Black Friday weekend

Retailer Offers Holiday Shoppers the Lowest Prices Available on Consoles, Games, Toys and Collectibles GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (Nov. 20, 2017), GameStop’s Black Friday ad hit stores nationwide and GameStop.com/BlackFriday, revealing some of the best gaming and collectibles offers in retail. Budget-savvy shoppers can take advantage of incredible savings when they […]

GameStop appoints Daniel A. DeMatteo as its interim Chief Executive Officer

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME) today (Nov. 14, 2017) announced that its Chief Executive Officer, J. Paul Raines, has had a reoccurrence of his previously disclosed medical issue and is seeking treatment.  In light of these developments, the Board of Directors of the company has appointed the company’s Executive Chairman, Daniel A. […]

GameStop PRO DAYS: a jump-start on holiday deals, Nov. 10-12

PRO DAYS offer more than $2,300 in pre-Black Friday savings GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — While other retailers are revealing their Black Friday deals, GameStop is giving gamers and savvy shoppers a jump-start on holiday deals this weekend. During PRO DAYS, Nov. 10-12, PowerUp Rewards Pro and Elite Pro members will have exclusive access to a bonus […]

GameStop Helps Shoppers Take the Guesswork out of Holiday Game-Giving

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Holiday shopping is now in full swing, and as parents can attest, video games will be on most wish lists this year. With so many options to choose from, deciding exactly which games are right for kids can be intimidating. To help gifters feel confident about the […]

GameStop launches in-store donation campaign for military charities: The Call of Duty Endowment and Snowball Express

Celebrates five-years of partnering with the Call of Duty Endowment to help veterans find jobs Launches in-store donation campaign to benefit Call of Duty Endowment and Snowball Express GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Nov-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop announced today (Nov. 01, 2017 ) that it will once again be accepting donations at its GameStop and ThinkGeek stores nationwide […]

Barnes & Noble unveils its exclusive assortment of books, toys & games, gifts for the holiday season

Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide Gearing up for the Holiday Season with Exclusive Assortment of Books, Toys & Games, Gifts and More The Company Makes Gifting Effortless with Its Holiday Gift Guide and Unique Online Tools Including SmartGift and Book Graph™ Barnes & Noble Once Again Encourages Customers to Join in the Holiday Book Drive […]

GameStop Offers Unbeatable Trade-In Values and Layaway Options

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Sep-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — WHAT: After selling out of Xbox One X – Project Scorpio Edition console reserves in record time, GameStop has now secured a new allotment of the world’s most powerful system, in its standard edition. Accompanying the second wave of pre-orders, the company is showing its commitment to […]

Classic Gaming Lives Again with Release of New Atari 2600/Sega Genesis Handhelds and Value Systems from AtGames

HD Consoles with Wireless Controllers Coming in October Los Angeles, CA, 2017-Sep-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The classic videogames of the 70s, 80s, and 90s are coming home and going on the road as AtGames today announced the launch of the Atari Flashback Portable Game Player, the Sega Ultimate Portable Game Player, the Atari Flashback […]

GameStop Q2 2017 results: Total global sales increased 3.4% to $1.69 billion

Continued strength in Nintendo Switch sales helps drive a 1.9% increase in same store sales Collectibles sales grow 36.1% Global omnichannel sales increase 86.2% GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today (Aug. 24, 2017) reported […]

SONIC® Drive-In announces Final 12 crews to compete in 2017 DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES

National Training Competition Gets One Step Closer to Determining the Best Crew in the Country OKLAHOMA CITY, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the last nine months, SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) has put thousands of drive-in crews from across the country through a series of trainings, quizzes, and challenging team and individual competitions in search of […]

GameStop appoints Janet Bareis as Senior Vice President of Collectibles

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (Aug. 23, 2017) Janet Bareis will join the company as Senior Vice President of Collectibles, a newly created position within the company. As a member of GameStop’s senior leadership […]

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console

Argos now accepting pre-orders for Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console   London, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Eager Xbox fans can place pre-orders for the hotly anticipated new Xbox One X and Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft console on argos.co.uk from today (22 August 2017), the retailer has announced. Fans now have […]

GameStop kicks off nationwide pre-orders for Xbox One X

GameStop kicks off nationwide pre-orders for world’s most powerful system GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Aug-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, the world’s largest gaming retailer, is giving power to the players by offering fans the first chance to experience Xbox One X, as part of a multimillion dollar campaign to support the new system. Today (Aug. […]

2017 San Diego Comic-Con collectibles now available for purchase at GameStop and ThinkGeek stores

San Diego Comic-Con Collectibles Available Exclusively at GameStop & ThinkGeek Stores Nationwide GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jul-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Fans who couldn’t make it to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) this week shouldn’t have to miss out on the year’s hottest convention exclusives. A variety of highly sought-after 2017 SDCC collectibles were revealed at the […]

Video Games Market to 2020 In China: Consumption Volume, Value, Import, Export and Sale Price Analysis

Pune, India, 2017-Jun-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Video Games SWOT Analysis And Forecast 2021 The growth of video games slowed down at the end of the review period, falling from 36% in 2014 to 17% in 2015. This was mainly caused by the stagnant development of online games, which accounted for 65% of the whole video games […]

GameStop announces ‘Blast from the Past’ sale on pre-owned consoles and Gaming Bundles

GameStop pre-owned gaming bundles to provide hours of staycation or vacation summer fun GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Summer is a great time to go retro with a gaming “blast from the past.”  As families and vacationers get ready for the Fourth of July, one of the great ways to keep families […]

2017 Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give announces record donation of more than $1 million to support food pantries across Midwest

Representatives announce dates for fifth year tournament GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2017-Jun-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — The fourth annual Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give concluded today (June 18, 2017) with a win by Canadian LPGA Professional Brooke M. Henderson and a record donation of more than $1 million to the retailer’s Simply Give program […]

Sheetz announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner

ALTOONA, Pa., 2017-Jun-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (June 7, 2017) Sheetz, one of America’s fastest-growing family-owned and operated convenience retailers for more than 65 years, is proud to announce Sebastian Joynes as the 2017 Sheetz Family Award of Excellence winner. Awarded Saturday, June 3, during the closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics Pennsylvania Summer […]

GameStop offers top trade-in dollars for pre-owned consumer electronics or video game hardware

GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — What do the iPhone 7, GameStop and Costa Rica have in common? If you trade-in an iPhone 7 today, GameStop will give you up to $355 – enough to help purchase a round-trip flight for one to Costa Rica.* GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that […]

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8

Amazon announces two new additions to its Fire Tablet lineup—the all-new Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 = Fire 7, the next generation of Amazon’s best-selling tablet, is now thinner and lighter with an improved 7” IPS display, longer battery life, and improved Wi-Fi connectivity—still only $49.99 Fire HD 8, the next generation of Amazon’s […]

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup

Amazon adds all-new Fire 7 Kids Edition and Fire HD 8 Kids Edition to its Fire tablet lineup   All-New Fire 7 Kids Edition includes Fire 7 tablet with 16 GB of storage and 8 hours battery life, a year of Amazon FreeTime Unlimited, a kid-proof case, and a 2-year worry-free guarantee—still only $99.99 Introducing […]

GameStop raised nearly $1.2 million during its in-store donation campaign for Autism Speaks

For the second year, GameStop and its family of retail brands show their passion for autism awareness while raising funds for Autism Speaks® GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (May 16, 2017) that it collected nearly […]

Kongregate launched its first original title on Steam, GRIDD: Retroenhanced

GRIDD, Regularly Priced at $11.99, is 10% Off for a Limited Time Only on Steam SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-May-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kongregate, a leading publisher of mobile, web, and PC games, today ( May 16, 2017 ) launched their first original title on Steam, GRIDD: Retroenhanced. GRIDD is a fast-paced arcade style shoot […]

GameStop announces new Nintendo Switch units available while supplies last

Mario Kart – one of the biggest and most loved games from Nintendo – is the latest game to launch on the innovative Nintendo Switch platform GRAPEVINE, Texas, 2017-May-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Just in time for the April 28 launch of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that […]

GameStop: Office Space: Idle Profits mobile game launches free on iOS and Android

New mobile game now available free on iOS and Android SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Apr-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — FoxNext Games and Kongregate, a leading publisher of mobile, PC, and web games, today launched Office Space: Idle Profits for free on iOS & Android devices to save you from suffering through another “case of the Mondays.” Ultrabit, a Kongregate subsidiary […]

Barnes & Noble hosts Gaming events at select stores nationwide on Saturday, April 29

Select Barnes & Noble Stores Nationwide are Inviting Customers to Come Together and Socialize Around Tabletop Gaming with Special Demos, Giveaways and More Featured Games 20% Off at Participating Stores, with an Additional 10% Off for Barnes & Noble Members  New York, New York, 2017-Apr-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the […]

Amazon help parents and kids connect with new feature for its Amazon FreeTime service

Discussion Cards let parents share in their kids’ digital experience through short summaries of the books, videos, educational apps and games their kids are using in Amazon FreeTime, and connect with their kids through suggested questions and family activities designed to encourage dinner table conversation Parent Dashboard helps parents discover and learn about the books, […]

Chipotle launches “Spot the Imposter” game in celebration of becoming the only restaurant brand without additives and preservatives in its food

Chipotle launches “Spot the Imposter” game in celebration of becoming the only restaurant brand without additives and preservatives in its food   Players search for “imposter” ingredients hidden among the company’s 51 real ingredients DENVER, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today (Apr. 3, 2017) launched “Spot the Imposter,” an online […]

Boardgames & Books with Breaking Games and Barnes & Noble

NETCONG, NEW JERSEY, 2017-Apr-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Breaking Games, an award-winning game publisher and manufacturer, announced that Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, will carry five of Breaking Games’ titles, starting April 9, in about 650 of its stores […]