🠈  Game Stop  🠊


Game Stop is the world's largest provider of video games and entertainment software. Game Stop has over 6600 stores and 17000 employees worldwide.

GameStop traces its history to a software retailer called "Babbage" established in Dallas in 1984. The company went through a rapid series of mergers with stores include Electronics Boutique, FuncoLand and Software, etc along with a brief period of ownership by Barnes and Noble.

The biggest jump in the number of GameStop stores came with the merger between Game Stop and EB Games in 2005.

Corporate headquarters are in Grapevine, Texas. The company trades on the NYSE with the symbol: GME.

Retail Archeology

This video by Retail Archeology visits several stores in Phoenix and speculates about the future of the brand.

Corporate History

This section shows corporate events in the company's rapid merger chain.

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  1. Wikipedia - GameStop (Drawn 3/25/2017)
  2. NY Times - NeoStar Bankruptcy (Drawn 1/16/2020)
  3. Business Insider - GameStop Store Closures (Drawn 1/16/2020)
  4. GameStop acquires 504 ATT Stores (Drawn 1/16/2020)

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