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GameStop to close up to 200 stores

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links SIPA USA/PA Images Just two months after GameStop announced ambitious plans to breathe new life into its stores, the company has announced that between 180 and 200 stores around the world will be closing their doors for good before the year is out — and more closures are coming. The […]

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Razer’s largest store yet opens in Las Vegas on September 7th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Peter Barreras/AP Images for Razer USA Soon, you won’t have to make a pilgrimage to San Francisco if you’re determined to visit a Razer store in the US. The gaming giant is opening its largest store yet, and just its second in the US, at The LINQ Promenade in Las […]

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Microsoft’s first UK store opens in London on July 11th

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Microsoft It’s been several years in the making, but Microsoft has finally announced an opening date for its flagship store in London. Its first physical retail premises in the UK will open to the general public on July 11th in Oxford Circus, covering 21,932 square feet over three floors. Situated […]

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eBay opens QR code-powered shop in the UK

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links APN Today, eBay opened a brick and mortar concept store in the UK’s Wolverhampton. The month-long retail experiment will offer wares from 40 small, local businesses and will host a series of free, interactive workshops. While eBay has opened pop-ups before, this is the first of its kind in the […]

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Tencent ‘s game store is available outside of China

Engadget RSS Feed Jon Fingas/Engadget Just because China’s Tencent owns a stake in Epic Games (not to mention other game publishers) doesn’t preclude it from offering an international game store of its own. The tech giant has launched a Hong Kong-based WeGame X service that’s accessible worldwide, including in English (available through a drop-down menu), […]

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Amazon aims to open checkout-free Go stores in office lobbies

Engadget RSS Feed Amazon The current nature of Amazon’s no-checkout Go stores seems tailor-made for grabbing a quick bite to eat during a break from work, and the company is determined to seize on that opportunity. It just opened a tiny (450 square feet) Go store inside one of its Seattle offices to promote a […]

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Epic Games will take on Steam with its own digital store

Engadget RSS Feed Epic Games Buoyed by Fortnite‘s phenomenal success over the last year or so, Epic Games is launching its own digital store to take on the likes of Steam, EA’s Origin and Blizzard’s Battle.net. However, Epic is giving developers a higher revenue share than most of its competitors. Much like creators who sell […]

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Nike’s new NYC flagship store is fueled by its mobile app

Engadget RSS Feed New York City’s 5th Avenue shopping district is home to iconic brands like Tiffany & Co., Gucci, Versace and Adidas, but for the past few months a big member of that list has been missing: Nike. The company closed its flagship NikeTown store at the end of 2017, reportedly in part because […]

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