Trades of popular Android tablets now accepted in all U.S. stores
GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 28, 2012--
GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world’s largest multichannel retailer of video
games, has again expanded its mobile electronics business with new
trade-in and pre-order programs. The company is now accepting trades on
a wide range of Android tablets and is taking pre-orders on the brand
new Google Nexus 7 tablet (16GB). The Nexus 7, which was just announced
at Google’s I/O developer conference, is the first tablet to feature the
latest Android OS – Jelly Bean – and will be available for $249 in
Beginning tomorrow, consumers can pre-order the Nexus 7 at all U.S.
GameStop stores. GameStop customers can also take advantage of a 30%
trade bonus on all items traded towards the pre-order of the Nexus 7.
This includes trades of video game hardware, software and accessories as
well as iDevices and eligible Android tablets.
“We’ve seen great consumer enthusiasm for our recommerce initiatives,
particularly our iDevice trade program that launched last fall,” stated
GameStop president Tony Bartel. “With the increasing popularity of
Android tablets and the emerging multiscreen gaming trend, this is the
ideal time to expand the program to meet the needs of our hybrid
For consumers looking to trade in an Android tablet, all U.S. GameStop
stores are now offering instant cash or in-store credit for Android
tablets from a variety of top brands. Trade values, ranging up to $250
in-store credit or $200 cash, are based on model, memory size and
physical condition. GameStop also offers a recycling option to help
consumers properly dispose of non-working or damaged tablets.
To learn more about GameStop’s latest tablet offerings, visit www.GameStop.com/Tablets.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company
headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel
video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands
include 6,614 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide and
online at www.GameStop.com.
The network also includes: www.Kongregate.com,
a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer(R) magazine, the
leading multi-platform video game publication; Spawn Labs, a streaming
technology company; and a digital PC game distribution platform
available at http://www.GameStop.com/PC.
General information on GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's
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Source: GameStop Corp.