September 29, 2009 // Franchising.com // GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – Gamer Doc™, the retail video game store franchise that delivers a new and interactive customer experience, today announced the opening of its first store in Michigan, located in Grand Rapids at 5161 Northland Drive, NE. David Schroeter is the store owner.
"We are very pleased to have the opportunity to work with David and bring the Gamer Doc experience to Grand Rapids," said Jim Belanger, president of Gamer Doc. "This is our first store in the Midwest, and we look forward to continuing to expand our footprint in Michigan and throughout the region."
"Gamer Doc is so much more than just a video game store and I couldn't wait to be part of it," Schroeter said. "We are an entertainment center, where our customers can come in and pre-order, buy, sell, rent or trade-in games, and have their consoles and discs repaired. My store will be available for birthday parties and other celebrations, and we will also host tournaments where local gamers can meet and compete for great prizes."
Gamer Doc currently has stores open in Bear, Delaware; Burlington, Ontario; Highland Park, California; Miami, Florida; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Springfield, Pennsylvania.
The store features "Gamer Centers" for Xbox® 360, Wii® and PlayStation® 3 that make it easy for customers to come in and find the consoles, games and accessories they want. Gamer Doc also sells flat-panel HD monitors and cables, and the knowledgeable staff is happy to show customers how to hook-up their systems for optimum game play.
"Our customers include young people, moms and dads, and even senior citizens, because video games are quickly becoming the most popular form of entertainment for all ages," Schroeter said. "At Gamer Doc, we are happy to answer all of our customers' questions, talk about their favorite games, and introduce them to new ones."
Gamer Doc is an innovative franchise concept that offers the opportunity to own, develop and operate a retail video game emporium. Launched in December 2007, Gamer Doc delivers a new and interactive experience to all customers. From dedicated gamers to Mom or Dad who want to try out a game, trade-in some old games or check out the latest titles and consoles from Microsoft®, Nintendo®, and Sony®, all customers will enjoy the ultimate gaming experience. Gamer Doc offices are located in Newport Beach, Calif.