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GameStop Signals Major Retail Transition, Says It’ll Close 120-130 Stores

GameStop Signals Major Retail Transition, Says It’ll Close 120-130 Stores

The digital game retailer’s plan to shutter between 120 and 130 of its 6,457 stores worldwide falls into its CEO’s description of “GameStop 3.0,” a new phase of the company’s lifespan where it will...

Why Holiday Season ‘Self-Gifting’ Is Such a Huge Retail Trend

Why Holiday Season ‘Self-Gifting’ Is Such a Huge Retail Trend

We’ve all heard that it is better to give than receive. During the holiday shopping period, there’s a new twist to this old adage: With the rise of “self-gifting,” many consumers are clearly big...

The Tricks and Treats in the Business of Halloween Pop-Up Shops

The Tricks and Treats in the Business of Halloween Pop-Up Shops

Halloween is just around the corner but the shops peddling costumes, makeup, fake tombstones and all manner of cobwebs, skulls and life-size plastic ghouls have been doing a brisk business all month. Specialty stores...