GameStop hires Amazon execs, makes e-commerce play


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.

Full story:

NRF SmartBrief

News and trends about the U.S. Retail industry

Designed specifically for retail professionals, NRF SmartBrief is a FREE daily e-mail newsletter. It provides the latest need-to-know news and industry information that maximizes your time, giving you an edge over your competition.