Tag Archives: GAME

GAME unveils new management team

Tricia Brennan has been appointed managing director of GAME UK and Ireland, and Martyn Gibbs has stepped up to become managing director of Gamestation. Both will report to Group chief executive, Lisa Morgan. Brennan and Gibbs are both promoted from their previous roles as commercial director at GAME and Gamestation …

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GAME bosses sell £5.4m company shares

GAME’s two most senior management members, Lisa Morgan and David Thomas, have sold over 5 million of stock between them. The news has influenced the retailer’s share price to fall by 14 per cent today, down to 192.75p. A GAME spokesperson told MCV: "Lisa and David could not trade shares …

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Pandemic working on LOTR title?

A recent analyst report from EA has let slip that recently-acquired development studio Pandemic is working on a Lord of the Rings title, according to Kotaku . Pandemic rose to fame following its sterling work on war zone sandbox title Mercenaries and multiplayer shooter Star Wars: Battlefront. Nothing is known …

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Tesco rules online roost

Tesco Direct has retained the top spot in a table of 100 retail websites, with a score of 8 out of 10 for January. A list of 100 retail websites has been compiled by the Retail Bulletin and SiteMorse, with the first 125 pages of each retailer’s website being tested …

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UK retail hails GTA IV as ‘event of 2008’

The retail community is buzzing in anticipation of Grand Theft Auto IV’s release, following Rockstar’s confirmation of an April 29th release date – with many key figures from the trade voicing confidence in the title’s record-smashing ability. As with previous GTA releases, GTA IV will be the benchmark for all …

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US games retailer heads for UK

After years of speculation, a major US games retailer has finally promised to take on GAME in the UK – and the shock news is it’s not GameStop. Play N Trade, which boasts that it is the fastest-growing specialist chain over the pond, has unveiled a battleplan that could see …

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INTERVIEW: GAME on 07

There’s plenty going on at GAME Group – on top of integrating its former rival Gamestation into its existing infrastructure, it continues to broaden its business by reaching out to new consumers and expanding in Europe. We get the full story from CEO Lisa Morgan and David Thomas, deputy CEO …

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GAME: No rush over Gamestation integration

The leading games retailer can begin the integration of the two companies in earnest after the Competition Commission finally approved GAME’s 74 million acquisition of Gamestation – but that doesn’t mean a summer of major upheaval, said deputy CEO and group finance director David Thomas. We’ll start to implement the …

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GAME/Gamestation deal cleared but only just

In its final report published today, the Competition Commission has concluded that GAME’s 74 million acquisition of Gamestation may not be expected to result in a substantial lessening of competition in the markets for the supply of gaming software, consoles and related accessories in the UK.” But the report reveals …

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Huge Xmas sales leap at GAME

A strong Christmas has topped off what has been a bumper year for UK High Street retailer GAME. For the six weeks ending January 12th, total group sales including those from acquired rival Gamestation were up by 76.3 per cent compared to the same period last year. Like-for-like sales increased …

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