GameStop lays of 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble

Can the bleeding be GameStopped? — Game Informer staff also affected by retailer’s “Reboot Initiative” Kyle Orland – Aug 21, 2019 12:16 am UTC Brightly lit GameStop storefront.Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company’s “total associate base at our company headquarters as well…

GameStop lays of 120 corporate staffers as stock continues to tumble

Can the bleeding be GameStopped? —

Game Informer staff also affected by retailer’s “Reboot Initiative”

Kyle Orland
– Aug 21, 2019 12:16 am UTC

Brightly lit GameStop storefront.Major video game retailer GameStop has announced layoffs for 120 corporate staffers, representing a 14% reduction of the company’s “total associate base at our company headquarters as well as at some other offices.”
“While these changes are difficult, they were necessary to reduce costs and better align the organization with our efforts to optimize the business to meet our future objectives and success factors,” GameStop said in a statement. “We recognize that this is a difficult day for our company and particularly for those associates impacted. We appreciate their dedication and service to GameStop and are committed to supporting them during this time of transition.”
It’s unclear if that number includes staffers at GameStop-owned Game Informer magazine, many of whom took to Twitter today to share news of their unexpected layoffs. Of the 19
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