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GAME: No new acquisitions on the horizon

Despite revealing her criteria for acquisition targets last month, GAME CEO Lisa Morgan has told MCV that the firm isn’t expecting to grow through buyouts any time soon. Speaking after GAME’s impressive financial results announcement last month, Morgan said that the firm’s strategy hadn’t changed” and that any potential acquisition …

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GAME boss reveals acquisition checklist

If you’re a specialist retailer with between 20 and 25 stores, you might just be on GAME Group CEO Lisa Morgan’s shopping list this year. That’s according to an interview with the firm’s boss on financial news site Cantos, in which she was asked: Let’s look at your strategy on …

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GAME: We dont want a price war

Game Group CEO Lisa Morgan has ruled out any possibility of a ‘price war’ with supermarkets and online retailers this year. Speaking to financial news site Cantos, Morgan said that GAME was comfortable with the competitive marketplace it operated in – and that potentially damaging cost-cutting "would not be in …

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Morgan: Rivals cant compete with the GAME experience

GAME Group CEO Lisa Morgan has said that its mix of offers, pre-owned software and ‘fantastic’ staff set it apart from its supermarket and online competitors. Speaking to financial news site Cantos, Morgan said that both online and in-store, the firm offered a shopping ‘experience’ that is "way beyond our …

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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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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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Retail rakes it in after 360 cut

Retail has hailed Microsoft’s mission to hit the mainstream after dropping its entry-level SKU to under 160 – and stores have seen sales rocket following the cut. MCVUK.com revealed this week (via ChartTrack figures) that the console enjoyed a 36 per cent rise in sales after three days at its …

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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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Gamestations pre-owned blitz

Gamestation has made its play to become the UK’s leading destination for pre-owned games by slashing its prices on next-gen software. The retailer’s most impressive cuts have come on Xbox 360 titles, with the cheapest being sold for a startlingly low 3.99.Games such as Sega’s Football Manager 2006 are being …

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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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