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micromania

[‚mī·krə′mā·nē·ə]
(psychology)
A delusional state in which the patient believes himself diminutive in size and mentally inferior.
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As if that is not enough, in order to celebrate this great occasion, Micromania is offering 25% off all BMX bikes for the month of March.
The Micromania group have just approached the local municipality with the idea in hope that they will take charge of the distribution of the kit with costs to be possibly subsidised by commercial sponsorship.
In 2008, we opened or acquired 1,002 stores worldwide, including the acquisition of Micromania, the largest video game retailer in France.
The completion of the Micromania acquisition has enabled GameStop to secure a major, growing foothold on the European continent, where sales are forecasted to reach $2 billion in 2009.
5 million Micromania acquisition was completed with a combination of cash on hand and cash from operations by January 2009.
L Capital's $700 million sale of Micromania to GameStop
Such statements may include, but are not limited to, the outlook for fiscal 2008 and beyond, future financial and operating results, projected store openings, the company's plans, objectives, expectations and intentions, statements about the benefits of the business combination transaction involving GameStop and Micromania, including future financial and operating results and other statements that are not historical facts.
I am pleased to say that during the quarter we negotiated the acquisition of Micromania, France's largest video game retailer.
Also, on November 17, 2008, GameStop completed the transaction to acquire Micromania, France's leading video game retailer with 332 locations.
GRAPEVINE, Texas -- GameStop (NYSE: GME), the world's largest video game retailer, today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Micromania, France's leading video game retailer with 332 locations throughout the country, from private equity fund L Capital.
GameStop, which currently has no stores in France, will operate 5,889 locations worldwide in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and, with the Micromania acquisition, the European store count will top 1,077 stores located throughout France, Italy, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.
L Capital had acquired a minority stake in Micromania in 2001 before taking the control of the company in 2005.