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UK Retailer GAME To Close 40 Stores In "Rationalisation Programme"

UK Retailer GAME To Close 40 Stores In "Rationalisation Programme"
 

Chain faces a “a challenging retail market”.

UK games retailer GAME – the only dedicated store of its kind on British high streets these days and certainly the only store prepared to accept socks as payment – has said that it “intends to close” 40 stores in what it is branding a “rationalisation programme”.

The chain – which has weathered quite a few bumpy periods over the past decade and is now owned by Sports Direct, along with its Belong sub-chain – has already served notice on 27 stores, including shops in Mansfield, Canterbury, Watford, Glasgow Fort, Leicester, Derby, Norwich Chapelfield, Lakeside, Bexleyheath and Carmarthen (it’s worth noting that in some cases, like Leicester, GAME is shutting one of two stores already in that location). The retailer has said that it will serve notice on “additional sites” in the near future.

Read the full article on nintendolife.com

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