GameStop Swoops In To Buy ThinkGeek For $140 Million

Lirodon writes: Remember a few days ago, when Slashdot’s former parent company was the subject of a $122 million takeover bid by Hot Topic? Well, another geeky retailer entered the fray in the battle for ThinkGeek, and won. GameStop will be acquiring Geeknet for $140 million. The video game retailer has promised synergies, such as in-store pickup and integration with its rewards program.


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