April 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/25/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p56
Trade Publication
The article presents information on investment banking in the field of retail trade as of April 2005. Grapevine, Texas-based GameStop Corp. is buying video game retailer Electronics Boutique Holdings for $1.4 billion. The purchase will allow GameStop, which operates a chain of more than 1,800 video game stores, mostly in the U.S., a foothold in foreign markets. Krispy Kreme will report a loss for its latest quarter because of a deepening sales slowdown and legal and regulatory costs brought on by its accounting woes. INSET: In The News.


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