“Essential” Gamestop locations staying open during pandemic

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(WEHT)- Gaming and electronics retailer, Gamestop says it is keeping some “essential” locations open despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

The retailer says it is essential because it sells computer equipment to help people work from home. However, some employees say the retailer is trying to capitalize on a spike in video game shopping during the emergency.

On Friday, some Gamestop locations in California and Pennsylvania began to close.

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(This story was originally published on March 21, 2020)

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