GameStop Corp. is a Fortune 500 company, which is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas. The company is considered as one of the world’s largest video game retailer who is operating more than 5,700 stores all-around 14 countries as well as provides an excellent selection of new & pre-owned video gaming consoles, video game titles and accessories in both digital and physical formats.
GameStop, as a brand, also provides its customers with a large variety of POP! board games, collectables, vinyl figures and many more.
GameStop has a different buy-sell-trade plan, gamers can also trade in various video game consoles, accessories and games, as well as consumer electronics for in-store credit or cash.
The company’s global family of brands consist of EB Games, Game Informer magazine, Micromania, ThinkGeek and GameStop.
GameStop is mainly divided into 2 operating parts: Technology Brands and Video Game Brands.
The Technology Brands part was built during the 4th quarter of the year 2013 & houses the companies Simply Mac, Spring Mobile, and Cricket Wireless.
As of April 2014, the Technology Brands part consisted of 218 retail outlets. And GameStop’s Video Game Brands part consists of the organization’s other businesses like a video game as well as consumer electronics retail shops: Kongregate, that is a digital video game distribution site; as well as buymytronics.com, that is a consumer electronics market.
One of the well-known pre-owned as well as value video games company accounted for 47 per cent of GameStop’s gross revenue for the fiscal year ending February 2014.
GameStop achieved EB Games in the year 2005 for a sum of $1.44 billion. Also, the acquisition increased GameStop’s working into New Zealand, Europe, Australia and Canada. After 2 years, that is in the year 2007, GameStop achieved Rhino Video Games from Blockbuster for a secret amount.