School-Bound Consumer Electronics Enthusiasts Get Great Deals on Their Favorite Technologies from GameStop Subsidiaries
GRAPEVINE, Texas (August 18, 2014) — GameStop (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes customers favorite technologies affordable and simple, announced today its wholly owned subsidiaries Spring Mobile and Simply Mac locations are offering a wide range of back-to-school savings to make the most popular technologies affordable and simple for school-bound shoppers. Special deals are available at the more than 230 Spring Mobile and 35 Simply Mac locations nationwide.
“It's school supply time and there's no shortage of cool electronics to help students gear up to return to the classroom,” said Jason Ellis, president of Spring Mobile. “For college courses to grade school, students of all ages are loading up with a variety of electronics and supplies, and we are offering a variety of deals and special offers to help ease some of those back-to-school expenses.”
Special Deals Available Now
At the more than 230 Spring Mobile locations in 23 states nationwide, there are a number of promotions designed to make sure customers have the best in mobile devices and accessories for back to school. The third-largest authorized retailer of AT&T wireless solutions, Spring Mobile is offering the following deals:
• Save an extra $100 on any new iPad with the purchase of an iPhone 5c or iPhone 5s. For this promotion, iPhone must be purchased with AT&T Next (not a two-year contract) and iPad must be sold with a two-year commitment.
• Get a Samsung Tab 3 7.0 for free with purchase of any Samsung Galaxy smartphone, activation required.
• Buy an LG G3, LG Flex, or LG G2, and get a LG G Pad for free, activation required.
• $25 off any phone with new activation.
• Buy any two accessories and get a third free (of equal or lesser value).
• Save $10 on any tablet accessory.
For all back-to-school deals and locations, visit www.springmobile.com.
Simply Mac, the largest and fastest-growing Apple specialist and Apple authorized service provider, also has exclusive sales from July 28 through Sept. 14 on new and certified pre-owned products to start the school year off right. From MacBook Air to iPads to iPhones, Simply Mac’s special offers are perfect for helping students and educators prepare for the new semester:
13-inch Pre-owned MacBook Air for students for $699.
$200 Entertainment Bundle: Apple TV + SOL Republic Tracks HD + $25 off any backpack.
$200 Class Bundle: MS Office 365 University + LaCie Porsche 2TB Hard Drive + $25 off any backpack.
$100 off any pre-owned computer for students.
For all back-to-school deals, visit www.simplymac.com.
Unique Buy-Sell-Trade Option Helps Back-to-School Money Go Farther
In addition to offering a wide assortment of special offers, all GameStop subsidiaries provide a unique buy-sell-trade option that allows customers to earn trade-in value for their pre-owned consumer electronics toward new products for the school year.
“Electronic devices are becoming essential to the education system,” said Steve Bain, president of Simply Mac. “With our buy-sell-trade model, students and educators alike will receive value by trading in their old products, which can provide real savings on the new devices they need for success.”
This announcement is just one more example of parent company GameStop’s specialty-retailing strategy to make customers’ favorite technologies affordable and simple.
About Spring Mobile
Spring Mobile is an authorized AT&T dealer of wireless services operating 239 locations across 23 states. Founded in Utah in April 2001, Spring Mobile is one of the nation’s fastest growing AT&T wireless operators and a wholly owned subsidiary of GameStop Corporation.
About Simply Mac
Simply Mac is an Apple Specialist: an authorized Apple retailer that sells only Apple products and accessories. Founded in August 2006, it operates 35 premier Apple Specialist retail locations in 17 states throughout the United States. Each store offers sales, personalized classes, trade-in programs, and in- and out-of-warranty service and
repair for Apple products. Simply Mac is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. To learn more about Simply Mac visit simplymac.com or call 877-5-SIMPLY.
About GameStop Corp.
GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is a global, multichannel video game, consumer electronics and wireless services retailer. GameStop operates more than 6,600 stores across 15 countries. The company’s consumer product network also includes www.gamestop.com; www.Kongregate.com, a leading browser-based game site; Game Informer® magazine, the world’s leading print and digital video game publication; and www.buymytronics.com, an online consumer electronics trade-in platform. In addition, our Technology Brands segment includes our Simply Mac, Spring Mobile and Cricket stores. Simply Mac, www.simplymac.com, operates 35 stores, selling the full line of Apple products, including laptops, tablets, smartphones and offering Apple certified warranty and repair services. Spring Mobile, http://springmobile.com, sells post-paid AT&T services and wireless products through its 210 AT&T branded stores. Cricket Wireless, www.cricketwireless.com, is a new AT&T brand offering pre-paid wireless services, devices and related accessories. We operate 37 Cricket stores in select markets throughout the United States.
General information about GameStop Corp. can be obtained at the company's corporate website. Follow GameStop on Twitter @ www.twitter.com/GameStop and find GameStop on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/GameStop.
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