Shares of GameStop
It's not hard to understand why GameStop shares have moved steadily downward over the last six weeks or so. Sony's
GameStop and competitor Electronics Boutique
This is surely the way things are going to go for GameStop and Electronics Boutique for the foreseeable future -- at least until the next round of consoles are released. Both are expanding rapidly in the face of a fundamentally strong industry with some temporarily downbeat characteristics. And both expect to be well-positioned against each other, as well as rivals such as Wal-Mart
Perhaps it's not a "classic growth story," but investors who buy into this long-term strategy may want to watch the company's shares should they keep falling on near-term results.
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Fool contributor Dave Marino-Nachison doesn't own any of the companies in this story.