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GAME names new CEO

The search is over. GAME has found its replacement for former CEO Lisa Morgan. Former Vodafone UK commercial director Ian Shepherd has stepped in as permanent replacement for Morgan. He takes over properly from June 28th – four months after he departed Vodafone for new opportunties. At Vodafone he’s credited …

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GAME keen on kiosks

In further evidence that GAME is looking to ramp up its pre-owned offering, MCV can reveal that the retailer is trialling US-style kiosks that could allow customers to rent, buy and even trade-in video games. GAME CEO Lisa Morgan told MCV that trial kiosks were now in certain UK stores. …

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GAME reveals pre-owned trading is 18% of business

GAME has this morning finally, for the first time, started to publicly discuss the value of its pre-owned offer as part of its end-of-year results. Lisa Morgan, GAME CEO, today revealed that pre-owned games represent 18 per cent of turnover for the financial year – during which the firm reported …

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GAME plans 20 new store openings in 09

GAME Group may be centralising its key management and cutting back on overhead, but the good news for the market is that it remains committed to opening more stores this year. Around 20 sites have been earmarked for launch either as GAME or Gamestation. Some stores may close this year, …

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GAME plots French expansion to compete with GameStop

GAME CEO Lisa Morgan has told MCV that the company is confident it can tackle GameStop’s dominant presence in France. GAME’s current ten per cent share of the French market is dwarfed by fellow retailer Micromania, which claims 23 per cent of the market. Micromania is the leading independent video …

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GAME appoints new COO

GAME Group has appointed of Terry Scicluna as its new Chief Operating Officer. Scicluna joins from Alliance Boots, where until recently he was MD of Unichem. He has also held senior leadership roles at Alliance Pharmacy, where he was Chief Operating Officer responsible for 1.2billion worth of turnover and over …

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GAME shares plummet after winning trading statement

GAME Group’s shares have slumped by 14 per cent today, following its stunning trading statement this morning . Analysts have suggested that demand for the industry has peaked in the wake of the results. According to Reuters, Game shares, which had outperformed the UK general retailers index by about 85 …

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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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