Economic fears hit retailer stock orders
GamesIIndustry - January 26, 2009
Submitted by welshbloke (27) at 12:37AM PST on January 26, 2009
The global economic slowdown is applying more pressure on videogames publishers as retailers in the US slash their stock orders. In a bid to limit any risk of piling up unwanted inventory - if consumers stop buying games - all five key retail chains in the territory have started to cut their day one orders, causing growing concern among the publishing community.