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As GAME battles with its landlords over store rent fees, staff face an anxious start to 2020

GAME staff face an anxious start to 2020 as they wait to learn their fate following the struggling company’s announcement of impending store closures.

Yesterday, GAME announced it intends to close 40 stores in the UK, and called for “realistic, fair” rents amid “a challenging retail market”. According to Gfk, the UK retail market suffered a 20 per cent drop in physical game sales last year.

13 stores have been served notice so far, including sites in Mansfield, Canterbury, Watford, Glasgow Fort and Leicester. This week, GAME served notice on a further 14 sites, including Derby, Norwich Chapelfield, Lakeside, Bexleyheath and Carmarthen, as part of what it called a “store rationalisation programme”.

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