GameStop Boosts Compensation for Some Store Employees With Shares and Raises

GameStop plans to reward thousands of employees with stock and pay raises, returning focus to its bricks-and-mortar business as the company looks to become profitable under new leadership.

The videogame retailer, which had pivoted last year to growing online sales, is trying to do more to motivate and retain the employees at its stores, according to a Wednesday memo to employees reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.