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GAME to invest £5m online this year

GAME CEO Lisa Morgan has pledged to spend 5 million on the retailer’s increasingly successful web offerings this year. In an interview with financial news site Cantos, Morgan revealed that FY online sales hit 58 million for the financial year ended January 31st, 2008. The retailer revealed this morning that …

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GAME plans 100 new stores

GAME’s outlook for financial year 2008/9 demonstrates the retailer’s current confidence as it looks to expand heavily into France, Spain and Australia, with 100 new stores on the agenda. It also expects to see continued strong current trading” and for the Gamestation acquisition to result in revenue and cost synergies …

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GAME unveils stunning financials

GAME Group has released its preliminary results for the year ended 31st January 2008 – and in doing so revealed that the High Street giant is in rude health. Total sales growth for the period stands at 86 per cent, with like for like sales up by 41.2 per cent. …

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260 GAME stores to sell GTA IV at midnight

GAME is to open 260 stores across the UK and Ireland at midnight tonight for the launch of GTA IV. In addition, these stores will re-open their doors at 7.00am – and will be joined by every one of GAME’s 414 UK stores. GAME is advising customers that only those …

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GAME boss Morgan in The Telegraph

GAME boss Lisa Morgan has given her first ever national newspaper interview to The Daily Telegraph – and the newspaper has praised the business acumen of the retailer’s CEO. The piece charts Morgan’s life from being a buyer at now-defunct chain Tandy when she was 19-years old, through her roles …

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UK retail running out of GTA IV

Play.com has sold out of its allocation GTA IV pre-orders – whilst GAME and Gamestation’s online offerings have already put up warning of stock running low. Play.com’s head of games Gian Luzio told MCV that the title was far and away the biggest selling title” he’d ever seen on PS3 …

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GAME offers world first Mario Kart Wii play

Nintendo and GAME is to celebrate the launch of Mario Kart Wii on April 11th with a nation wide tournament. The tournament is set to take place in thirty GAME stores across the country, with prizes including a Mario Kart VW Beetle Convertible and 250 of ‘Experience Vouchers’ for activities …

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Q&A: GAME boss Lisa Morgan

Following the news that Gamestation’s York HQ would not be closing as part of the Gamestation integration and the appointment of two new MDs for each chain , GAME CEO Lisa Morgan spoke exclusively to MCV to give us the full story of what’s happening at the leading specialist. Take …

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Gamestation HQ safe from closure

GAME Group has confirmed that it won’t be closing Gamestation’s York office. The news comes after the retailer revealed two new MDs. Tricia Brennan has taken up the reins at GAME and Martyn Gibbs will now head up the Gamestation team. Both brands have had an incredible year and we …

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Free Xbox Live points for GTA 4 pre-orders

GAME and Gamestation are promoting pre-orders of GTA 4 on the Xbox 360 by offering 500 Xbox live points and four GTA Gamerpics for free. The deal applies to both the normal and special edition versions of the game, and mirror’s HMV’s offer for Lost Odyssey. There is currently no …

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