GameStop hires Amazon execs, makes e-commerce play

2021-06-10

GameStop has hired former Amazon executives Matt Furlong, Jenna Owens, Matt Francis, Elliott Wilke and Mike Recupero as CEO, chief operating officer, chief technology officer, chief growth officer and chief financial officer, respectively. The gaming retailer reported a 25% jump in first-quarter sales and outlined plans for a turnaround effort that's largely focused on growing e-commerce sales.

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