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GAME sales climb 45 per cent

High Street games retailer GAME has credited the success of next-gen consoles for a strong performance in the first half of 2007 that has seen like-for-like sales climb 45.6 per cent and profits reach 6.2 million. In contrast, in the same period last year the chain reported a 5.6 million …

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Competition Commission reveals initial findings on Gamestation deal

A new ‘statement of issues’ on the Competition Commission’s website reveals four ‘theories of harm’ and six ways in which the recent acquisition could create a substantial lessening of competition. The four hypothetical ‘theories of harm’ are stated as: (a) An increase in the market power of the merged entity …

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GameStop in for Gamestation after competition enquiry?

After the Office of Fair Trading referred GAME’s 74 million deal for bitter rival Gamestation to the Competition Commission, GameStop has re-emerged as a potential player in the UK. It is a completed deal, so ultimately we can turn around and reverse the whole thing,” said Competition Commission spokesperson Rory …

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