GameStop Taps Amazon Vets as CEO & CFO as Online Sales Pi...
Gaming - Retail

Following the announcement in April that GameStop CEO George Sherman would be stepping down, the retailer has appointed a new head in former Amazon lead Matt Furlong. Furlong joins GameStop after two...

IGN
June 10, 2021

Independent Video Game Stores Are Here to Stay
Gaming - Retail

While many have spent the early months of 2021 speculating—sometimes for great sums of money—whether or not stores like GameStop would survive, less attention has been paid to how smaller video ga...

Wired
April 5, 2021

The Stonks Guy is Now in Fortnite
Gaming

Fortnite has added a new skin to its collection that may look a touch familiar to internet dweebs. Diamond Hanz, introduced in Chapter 2, season 6, is a play on the beloved stonks man, but now on your...

The Verge
April 1, 2021

Chewy Co-Founder Tapped to Lead GameStop E-Commerce Transforma...
Gaming - Retail

Ryan Cohen is back in the spotlight this week after GameStop named him to lead the company’s e-commerce transformation, the stock rallied more than 40% on Monday. Sarah Needleman, reporter at the Wa...

CNBC
March 9, 2021

GameStop Spikes 14% After Announcing Transition to E-Commerce
Finance - Gaming - Online - Retail

Shares in GameStop rose 14% in regular trading Monday after the company announced board member and Chewy founder Ryan Cohen will lead its strategic transformation. Cohen has been actively pushing for...

Business Insider
March 8, 2021

Xbox Series X Restock Updates for GameStop, Amazon, Best Buy, ...
Electronics - Gaming

After proving elusive for four months, the Xbox Series X and Series S have both returned to the shelves. GameStop restocked the former on Wednesday and the latter has been available from Amazon, Anton...


February 25, 2021

Reddit’s 5-Second Commercial Pays Ode To GameStop
Branding - Online

Networks were baffled by its decision to run a JPEG as a television advertisement, as per a Reddit tweet. Reddit took out a five-second advertisement during Sunday’s Super Bowl that paid an ode to "...

Yahoo Finance
February 8, 2021

Robinhood Forges Ahead with Super Bowl Debut Despite GameStop ...
Finance

Robinhood will air its first-ever Super Bowl commercial as it looks to bring a message of democratizing stock trading to a wider audience, according to a company blog post. The 30-second spot, "We ar...

Marketing Dive
February 3, 2021

This is going to end badly’: GameStop gamers battle risk...
Finance - Retail

All the talk of how the little guy is making big bucks buying former outcasts — like GameStop, AMC and BlackBerry — after researching the buzz on Reddit's WallStreetBets instead of reading the Wal...

USA Today
January 29, 2021

Robinhood raises $1 billion to meet cash demands
Finance

Robinhood Markets Inc. raised more than $1 billion from its existing investors, an infusion meant to help the company meet rising demands on its cash stemming from frenzied trading in GameStop Corp. ...

Wall Street Journal
January 29, 2021

Reddit’s Pushes Tootsie Roll Stock to Record
CPG - Finance

The maker of Tootsie Pops has spiked to a record as retail traders pour into heavily-shorted stocks fueled by excitement over GameStop Corp.’s meteoric surge. Shares of Chicago-based Tootsie Roll I...

Crain's Chicago Business
January 28, 2021

What the heck is happening with GameStop?
Finance - Gaming

Are you confused about a video game and electronics retail chain suddenly getting a huge boost in the middle of a pandemic? That’s where this explainer comes in. For the full story, visit USA Today...

USA Today
January 27, 2021

Why AMC and BlackBerry are next after GameStop
Attractions - Finance - Gaming - Retail - Tech

A bunch of Reddit users decided to play the market and push GameStop's stock up to nearly three times its average over the past several months. Then they started spreading their strategy to struggling...

CNET
January 27, 2021

Hasbro mixes My Little Pony with other iconic toy brands for r...
Toys

Hasbro Pulse has launched two new retro My Little Pony collectible figures, one inspired by Twister and the other inspired by Lite Brite. Hasbro’s My Little Pony brand has gotten a variety of cro...

The Toy Book
December 3, 2020

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