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GameStop Corp.
Formerly
Babbage's (1984–1999)
Public
Traded as
  • NYSEGME (Class A)
  • S&P 600 component
Industry Retail
Predecessors Software Etc.
Funco
Founded 1984; 37 years ago (1984)
Founders Leonard Riggio
Daniel DeMatteo
Richard Fontaine
Headquarters
Grapevine, Texas
,
U.S.
Number of locations
5,509 (Feb. 2020)
Area served
Key people
Dan DeMatteo
(Executive Chairman)
George Sherman
(CEO)
Products Video games
Consoles
Accessories
Revenue Decrease US$6.466 billion (2019)
Operating income
Increase US$−464.4 million (2019)
Increase US$−470.9 million (2019)
Total assets Decrease US$2.82 billion (2019)
Total equity Decrease US$611.5 million (2019)
Number of employees
14,000 full-time
22,000-42,000 part-time (2019)
Parent NeoStar Retail Group (1994–1996)
Babbage's Etc. (1996–1999)
Barnes & Noble Booksellers (1999–2004)
Divisions Video Game Brands
Technology Brands
Subsidiaries Babbage's
EB Games
EB Games Australia
Game Informer
Geeknet
Micromania
ThinkGeek
Zing Pop Culture
Rhino Video Games

GameStop is an American company that sells video game. The company is based in Grapevine, Texas, United States. Grapevine is a suburb of Fort Worth. It has 5,509 retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Europe. This is as of February 1, 2020.

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