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GameStop to change name of EB Games locations in Canada to GameStop

GameStop Corp. (GME) said Wednesday it rebrand EB Games in Canada, by changing the name of the locations in Canada and the online store to the GameStop brand by the end of 2021. The stock slipped 0.5% in premarket trading. "This decision follows are receipt of feedback from our valued customers and stockholders," the videogame retailer said in a statement. The stock is little changed over the past three months through Tuesday, but has rocketed 848% year to date, while the S&P 500 has gained 17.2% this year.

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