GameStop is a famous brand in the field of video games and consumer electronics industry. They advertise with the slogan “Power to the Players.” The organization trade publicly on the New York Stock Exchange and is an active participant of S&P 600. The company sells their products online along with a network of retail stores in various countries across the globe. They have operations in countries like New Zealand, United States, Australia, and many European nations. The company started their operations in 1984 under the guidance of James McCurry and Gary Kusin. According to January 2019 records, the Executive Chairman of the company is Dan DeMatteo, whereas their Interim Chief Executive Officer in the same year is Shane Kim. The annual net income of the company is more than US$ 34 million.
When it comes to their workforce, the company has over 22,000 full time and 30,000 part-time employees through which they control their 7,200 stores globally. They have divided their operations into two different divisions each for technology and video games items. In addition to that, the company has plenty of subsidiaries like EB Games, Geeknet, Simply Mac, Think Geek, Zing Pop Culture, Game Informer, and EB Games Australia.
GameStop Company Details
The Technology division was established in the year 2013 and consists of operations of Spring Mobile, Cricket Wireless, and Simply Mac. There are more than 200 retail outlets that come under this division. On the other hand, the video game division consists of retail shops of video games and consumer electronics. Additionally, the subsidiaries like buymytronics.com and Kongregate also come under this division. Apart from retail stores, the company also own Game Informer magazine and Simple Mac brand.