Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday June 02, 2015

GameStop, Not Hot Topic, To Acquire ThinkGeek For $140M

Good news! It looks like GameStop, not Hot Topic, will be buying ThinkGeek. Whew!

Remember the long, long-ago of, er, just last week when we thought Hot Topic was planning to buy the parent company of online specialty retailer ThinkGeek? Well, now they’re not. A mysterious new suitor showed up just a few days later, and it appears they have the better bid. And so, Geeknet today announced that their brief fling with Hot Topic is over, and they will be joining up with GameStop instead.