Janet Bareis joined GameStop Corp. in 2017 as senior vice president of Collectibles. In this role, she is responsible for developing and supporting the Company’s merchandising strategy and operations within the growing collectibles market.
Janet is a seasoned licensed-merchandise retail executive and brings to GameStop more than 20 years of senior management experience in leading marketing and merchandising for several Fortune 500 companies in the consumer products and retail industries.
Prior to joining GameStop, she spent 11 years with Walmart Stores, Inc., most recently as vice president and general manager of private brands with responsibility for product development, brand acquisitions and management, licensing negotiation and packaging. She also led key seasonal event merchandising and brought the concept of licensed seasonal events to Walmart.
Before Walmart, Janet spent approximately 18 years in national sales, sport and entertainment marketing and brand innovation leadership positions with Frito-Lay, Inc., and specialty store sales with the Estee Lauder Company.