The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted many companies, and now video game retailer GameStop has revealed exactly how much money it has spent to address the pandemic. In its latest earnings report, GameStop revealed that it incurred about $25 million in costs to mitigate the impact of the pandemic.
These costs includes incremental wage payments to hourly associates who could not go to work due to store closures, while GameStop also spent money on “enhanced cleaning measures,” along with the expanded use of personal protective equipment at its stores, service centers, and distribution sites around the world.
“In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we prioritized the health and safety of our associates and implemented significant changes that we determined were in the best interests of our associates as well as the communities in which we operate,” GameStop said.
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