GameStop launches donation campaign to help support our veterans and their families

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today a partnership with The Call of Duty Endowment (the Endowment) and Snowball Express to raise funds to help support U.S. military veterans and the children and families of America’s […]

GameStop launches holiday layaway program; now customers can reserve and pay for gifts on their holiday shopping list

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-20 — /EPR Retail News/ — The holiday shopping season is quickly approaching and GameStop, a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, is making it easier for customers to purchase the gifts on their holiday shopping list by opening up its holiday layaway program. Now […]

GameStop to close for the Thanksgiving holiday to give all store associates time to be with family and friends

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will once again close all of its nearly 4,000 U.S. retail locations, headquarters, refurbishment center and two distribution centers for the Thanksgiving holiday. This year, GameStop is encouraging all retailers to close […]

Amazon.com unveils its 2016 Holiday Toy List

SEATTLE, 2016-Oct-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Amazon.com today (Oct. 13, 2016) unwrapped its 2016 Holiday Toy List (www.amazon.com/holidaytoylist), a hand-selected list of more than a thousand of the season’s most sought-after products for kids featuring the hottest toys, games for the entire family, electronics, popular books, learning toys and more. In addition to once again […]

Chipotle Mexican Grill announces new online game based on animated short film “A Love Story”

DENVER, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) announced today (Oct. 11, 2016) a new online game based on the company’s original, animated short film “A Love Story.” The game is available online and allows users to test their memory skills by matching up real Chipotle ingredients while being careful not to […]

Barnes & Noble brings back Tabletop Gaming Meet Up on October 15

New York, NY, 2016-Oct-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the nation’s largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today (10/11/2016) announced that it will be hosting a Tabletop Gaming Meet Up at all of its stores nationwide on Saturday, October 15, starting at […]

GameStop stores nationwide to open at 12:01 a.m. EDT on October 13 for the launch of PlayStation®VR

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Oct-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (10/06/16) that more than 1,600 of its stores across the country will be open for the 12:01 a.m. EDT October 13 launch of PlayStation®VR — a new virtual reality system […]

Twitch Prime: Amazon and Twitch launch new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers

SAN FRANCISCO, 2016-Oct-04 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (September 30, 2016 ), Amazon and Twitch announced Twitch Prime, a new set of Amazon Prime benefits created for gamers. Prime members get exclusive discounts on pre-order and new release games, a rotating selection of free digital games and in-game loot, plus a premium experience on Twitch that […]

Newegg celebrates Gametober™ with great deals and exciting sweepstakes this October

Los Angeles, CA, 2016-Sep-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — Newegg, the top tech-focused e-retailer in North America, is celebrating this year’s Gametober™ with great deals on the latest gaming gear, and a pair of sweepstakes with prizes tailor-made for video game enthusiasts. Each October gamers await the release of new titles and video game accessories as […]

SONIC® Drive-In crew Hazel Green, Alabama wins gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES

SONIC® Drive-In crew Hazel Green, Alabama wins gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES   OKLAHOMA CITY, 2016-Sep-24 — /EPR Retail News/ — The SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) crew of the SONIC Drive-In on Highway 231 in Hazel Green took home the gold medal at this year’s annual DR PEPPER SONIC GAMES, a […]

Taco Bell kicks off PlayStation® VR sweepstakes with virtual reality pop-up experience in New York City

Irvine, Calif., 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Virtual reality is one of the hottest gifts this holiday season — and Taco Bell knows hot. That’s why Taco Bell is teaming up with Sony Interactive Entertainment to give away PlayStation®VR before it’s available in stores. Beginning September 15, each Taco Bell® Big Box will provide a […]

Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards now available free on both iOS and Android devices

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2016-Sep-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Order up! Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards is now available globally on iOS and Android. Animation Throwdown: The Quest for Cards is the only collectible card game featuring five hit Twentieth Century Fox animated comedies: American Dad!,Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, Futurama, and King of the Hill. […]

GameStop to broadcast live from its annual consumer video game show, GameStop EXPO

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today (09/09/16) that it will broadcast live for the third year from its annual consumer video game show, GameStop EXPO. Gaming fans who want to catch all the announcements […]

Lego­-like innovative, ecofriendly, extralarge cardboard blocks for children launch on Kickstarter

ITALY, 2016-Sep-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Edo is thrilled to announce the launch of Kickstarter campaign for their innovative, ecofriendly, extralarge cardboard blocks. The blocks can be used by kids to bring ideas to life. Whether kids want to build a fort or a car, Edo blocks make it easy for them to build lifesized […]

GameStop reveals special guests and celebrities attending the GameStop EXPO 2016

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Aug-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, revealed today the list of celebrities and special guests attending the GameStop EXPO 2016. Fans attending the GameStop event on Wednesday, September 14, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, are […]

GameStop Corp. announces sales and earnings for the second quarter ended July 30, 2016

GRAPEVINE, TX , 2016-Aug-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today ( 08/25/16) reported sales and earnings for the second quarter ended July 30, 2016. The following table summarizes the second quarter results for fiscal 2016 and […]

GameStop invites gaming fans to experience the future of gaming at the 2016 GameStop Expo at Anaheim Convention Center on September 14

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Aug-12 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, (NYSE: GME) a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, will be rocking the Anaheim Convention Center on September 14 by inviting gaming fans to experience the future of gaming during its annual GameStop Expo. From playing the new Sony […]

GameStop completes acquisition of AT&T authorized retailers: Cellular World Corp., Midwest Cellular, Inc., and Red Skye Wireless, Inc.

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Aug-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop Corp.(NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of three national AT&T authorized retailers: Cellular World Corp.,Midwest Cellular, Inc., and Red Skye Wireless, Inc., adding 507 stores to its Technology […]

Starbucks introduces “Starbucks for Life” summer edition, August 2 through September 12

Seattle, 2016-Aug-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — For the past two years, members of the Starbucks Rewards™ loyalty program have had the chance to win “Starbucks for Life” during the holiday season. Instead of waiting another four months for the next chance to win, Starbucks is introducing a summer edition. Prizes include Starbucks for Life, Starbucks for […]

There will be nearly 40 Toys“R”Us Outlet locations to shop at by the end of this year

WAYNE, NJ, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Outlet retailing has taken off over the past couple of years, with a growing number of outlet centers1 and increased popularity among consumers for off-price shopping2. And, it’s no wonder why – if you’re anything like me, you love a good deal. A friend asks, “Cute top! Where’d […]

Toys“R”Us® announced nationwide hunt to fill the the country’s newest and most awesome job yet – President of Play

Wayne, NJ, 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Toys“R”Us® announced today a nationwide hunt to fill the company’s, and perhaps the country’s, newest and most awesome job yet – President of Play. One lucky kid in the U.S. will soon be selected to spend a year playing with the hottest new toys and games and […]

Sears starts the back-to-school season with two new private label apparel lines and a new “The Secret Life of Pets” app game

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., 2016-Jul-28 — /EPR Retail News/ —  Sears has kicked off the back-to-school season with two new private label apparel lines, a new interactive in-store Sears app experience and shopping conveniences that make shopping easier, more fun with less time taken away from the last few days of summer. With fresh, updated jeans perennially […]

Argos launches its new Autumn / Winter 2016 offering

Milton Keynes, UK, 2016-Jul-19 — /EPR Retail News/ — Leading retailer Argos launches its new AW16 range to shoppers on Saturday 16 July, offering over 60,000 products in catalogue and online, and featuring must-have gifts from top brands including Apple Watch, Fitbit Blaze and Alta, virtual reality gaming with Playstation VR plus great deals including Canon […]

Groupe Casino Q2 2016: Group organic growth of +3.8%; market share gains in France

Paris, France, 2016-Jul-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — In France, sales up +1.2% on an organic basis and +0.2% on a same-store basis Géant Casino: +2.2%(1) growth (same-store and organic) and ongoing gains in market share Leader Price: sales up +1.7% on an organic basis and +1.1% on a same-store basis Supermarchés Casino: organic growth […]

Carphone Warehouse unveils new Universal VR Headset from Goji

London,, 2016-Jul-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wednesday 13th July 2016: Carphone Warehouse unveils new Goji Universal Virtual Reality (VR) Headset as the latest addition to its accessories range. The Universal VR Headset from Goji takes customers into the cinematic world of virtual reality, where imagination becomes reality, for just £39.99. Users will be able to […]

Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game Song of the Deep launches

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — A gorgeous underwater world, a mysterious disappearance, and a girl who’ll stop at nothing to find her father — that’s just the beginning of Insomniac Games’ new underwater exploration game, Song of the Deep, which launches today for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. Combining discovery, skill, and […]

GameStop collected $760,000 in donations as part of its 4th annual in-store donation campaign benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

GRAPEVINE, TX, 2016-Jul-13 — /EPR Retail News/ — GameStop, a family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, announced today that it collected more than $760,000 in donations as part of its fourth annual in-store donation campaign benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The proceeds collected help advance research and […]

Melco Crown Entertainment Limited and DFS Group unveil the exciting expansion of City of Dreams’ retail area

ANOTHER FIRST FOR CITY OF DREAMS SET TO TRANSFORM THE REGION’S RETAIL LANDSCAPE MACAU, 2016-Jun-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (Nasdaq: MPEL) (“Melco Crown Entertainment” or the “Company”), developer, owner and operator of casino gaming and entertainment casino resort facilities in Asia, and DFS Group, the world’s leading luxury travel retailer, proudly […]

Rakuten opens online store on Kaola.com

Hangzhou, China, 2016-Jun-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — Kaola, the e-commerce and cross-border platform of Chinese Internet services leader NetEase, Inc., and Rakuten, Inc., operator of Japan’s largest Internet shopping mall Rakuten Ichiba, today announced the signing of an agreement to partner on a strategic collaboration to bring the best of branded Japanese goods to Chinese […]

“Open for Business”: eBay and Gimlet Creative launch new podcast featuring valuable lessons in entrepreneurship

“Open for Business” features insight and advice from small business owners and industry experts, showing how to start your own company. San Jose, California, 2016-Jun-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — When she was in third grade, Corri McFadden started a sticker trading company during recess. “Everyone would trade their stickers, and they would go through me,” she […]