360haven works best with JavaScript enabled
[News] GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year
Results 1 to 5 of 5
  1. #1
    News Reporter

    longy999 is offline
    Join Date : Dec 2010
    Location : Notts, UK
    Age : 35
    Posts : 2,321

    GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year

    Name:  download.jpg
Views: 49
Size:  7.0 KB

    Earlier this week GameStop hosted its 2014 Investor Day, at which it outlined some core business plans for the coming year. What does that mean for gamers? Less stores, basically.

    It's not a mass closure, but the company is clearly looking to streamline its business — it's planning to close 120-130 stores in the coming year, out of a current worldwide total of 6,457. Not a major dent, but the company appears to be looking to markets larger than the dedicated gaming space; it currently has plans to expand its Spring Mobile, Simply Mac and Cricket brands with hundreds of new stores across the franchises.

    These are focused on the mobile device and Apple consumer gadget sectors.

    This movement into new fields has been described as an era of "GameStop 3.0" by CEO Paul Raines, due to its attempts to expand its non-gaming business to more closely resemble its primary business.

    GameStop is clearly a major game retail presence around the world, particularly in the U.S. Are you a fan of its stores, and would you miss your local if it's one of those that gets closed down?
    Downloads : 26 || Uploads : 10 || Rep Power : 5217 || Posts : 2,321 || Thanks : 269 || Thanked 615 Times in 419 Posts

  2. #2
    Saint Warrior

    scorpionnet is offline
    Join Date : Nov 2011
    Location : 美国
    Posts : 3,324

    Re: GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year

    That is not good, some people will be affected, but business today are adopting different strategy pointing more toward stream. Thanks longy999 for keeping us updated
    Downloads : 38 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 5933 || Posts : 3,324 || Thanks : 413 || Thanked 437 Times in 390 Posts

  3. #3
    The Immortal God

    CloudStrife7x is offline
    Join Date : Dec 2010
    Location : Unknown
    Age : 30
    Posts : 18,755
    Twitter: @

    Re: GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year

    i would definitely miss my gamestop if it closed down, i get all my games there
    Downloads : 157 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 22362 || Posts : 18,755 || Thanks : 4,451 || Thanked 3,096 Times in 2,607 Posts

  4. #4
    Bear Hugs

    revsix6 is offline
    Join Date : Nov 2011
    Posts : 1,935

    Re: GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year

    Dang, hope it's not near any of my area :(
    Downloads : 23 || Uploads : 0 || Rep Power : 4440 || Posts : 1,935 || Thanks : 150 || Thanked 216 Times in 189 Posts

    I've given you knowledge and wisdom. Different places we come from, but open arms we accept.- My Mentor

  5. #5
    g10_glitterboy is offline
    Join Date : Oct 2011
    Location : Ohio
    Posts : 77

    Re: GameStop planning to close 120 stores this year

    The only reason to even shop at GS is to pre order collectors editions of games. So many other retailers over the past 6-8 years sell the same new games so GS is not the only place to buy them. You can almost always get the games online much cheaper and without the hassle of GS employees trying to get you to trade in your stuff for peanuts then turning around and selling it for $5 less than the brand new copy.



Similar Threads

  1. Full list of closed GAME / Gamestation stores
    By longy999 in forum Nintendo News, Updates, and Rumors
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-28-2012, 05:01 PM
  2. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-18-2011, 01:16 PM
  3. UNCHARTED Greatest Hits DualPack in Stores September 6th
    By BrayWyatt in forum PS3 News, Updates, and Rumors
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 09-03-2011, 02:01 AM
  4. Mortal Kombat hits stores April 19
    By jkipp82 in forum Xbox 360 Game News
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-22-2011, 04:52 AM

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

About 360haven

    360haven is an Forum Devoted To Game modding Fans from all over the world.

    An Awesome Community of Xbox 360 Gamers, Modders and Developers who Create & Share Tutorials, Applications, Gfx, Trainers and Gamesaves.

    A haven for the l33t.
    A scarce paradise for modders.

Like this page