Palace intrigue on the GameStop board of directors | This Week in Business

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Something interesting is happening at GameStop.

No, not the mind-boggling January stock spike, although that was nothing if not interesting.

What I’m talking about is the slow takeover the company has been seeing over the past year, and the mysterious strategy it says it will embrace going forward. IGN had an in-depth look at the boardroom turmoil recently, but we’ll try to briefly summarize it here

Last year, a couple of GameStop stockholders (Hestia Capital and Permit Capital) took their gripes with the retailer’s management team public, and nominated a couple candidates to represent them on GameStop’s board of directors.

Prior to

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