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£19,000 on the line at UK’s Insomnia57 March tournament

This March, Birmingham’s NEC will play host to tournaments for six games totalling 19,000 in prize money for UK gamers. The Insomnia57 event over the March 25-28 weekend will also be one of the first Street Fighter V tournaments on British soil, with 1,000 on the line. As the festival …

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GAME’s share price up 8% as New Year sales improve

GAME’s share price has improved slightly – up 8 per cent – after the retailer said its Christmas and New Year’s sales were not as bad as it feared. Sales trends improved for the three-week period ending January 9th, 2016, with transactions down 0.4 per cent. The retailer now repeats …

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GAME Digital appoints Mark Gifford as CFO

The former chief financial officer of department chain Fraser is to take on the role of CFO at GAME Digital. Mark Gifford joined Fraser as director of finance in 2002, before moving to become CFO in 2007. Previously, he held senior finance positions at travel firm First Choice. He will …

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Knight becomes GAME’s UK Retail MD in senior management shuffle

GAME has announced some changes to its senior management team following its recent strategic realignment. As announced last week, GAME has now been split into three divisions – GAME Retail, GAME eSports and Events and GAME Digital Solutions. Former category director Charlotte Knight, who has been with the company for …

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Could Multiplay acquisition be a Game-changing move?

This morning’s announcement that UK retailer GAME Digital were to acquire events organiser Multiplay for 20m came as a shock for more than a few reasons. First to consider is GAME’s recent and languishing history with their shareholders, being born out of the ashes of the former GAME Group’s administration …

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GAME shares surge following 30% sales jump

Markets may regard retail flotations as a risk, but GAME’s early success on the stock exchange prove that they can prove very successful GAME Digital has reported a sales increase of 30 per cent for the year ending July 26th, which includes the period following its flotation in June. Throughout …

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GAME declares intention to float on stock exchange

UK retailer GAME has finally confirmed what has been on the cards for months – it’s going to float itself on the stock exchange. It will be doing so under the name GAME Digital. It’s a remarkable change of fortunes for a company that in March 2012 fell into administration, …

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