GRAPEVINE, Texas, Nov. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME), a global family of specialty retail brands that makes the most popular technologies affordable and simple, today announced that Board of Directors member, Jerome L. Davis has been recognized as one of 2017's Most Influential Black Corporate Directors by Savoy Magazine.

Daniel A. DeMatteo, Executive Chairman for GameStop said, "We are very fortunate to have Jerome on our board and very appreciative of the innovative insights and contributions he brings to GameStop given his distinguished career across multiple industries.  The fact that Savoy Magazine has chosen to recognize Jerome for his positive influence in corporate America comes as no surprise to us and we congratulate him for receiving this well-deserved recognition."

Mr. Davis serves as the chair of GameStop's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. He has been a valuable member of GameStop's Board of Directors since 2005.

About GameStop Corp. GameStop Corp., a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 7,400 stores across 14 countries. The company's consumer product network also includes; Game Informer® magazine, the world's leading print and digital video game publication; and ThinkGeek,, the premier retailer for the global geek community featuring exclusive and unique video game and pop culture products. Our Technology Brands segment includes 1,500 Simply Mac, Spring Mobile AT&T and Cricket stores. Spring Mobile,, sells all of A&T's products and services, including DIRECTV and offers pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories through its Cricket branded stores in select markets in the U.S. Simply Mac,, sells the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, and smartphones and offers Apple certified warranty and repair services.

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