Newegg Looks To Boot Up Holiday Sales, In October

Los Angeles-basedd online retailer Newegg said this morning that it is launching a series of sales and deals on its various video game accessories and titles, through a month long effort in October is it calling "Gametober". The company--which appears to be attempting to extend its holiday sales season into October--said it will offer up a number of sweepstakes for video game enthusiasts, deals and promotions from manufacturers, flash sales, and more. The company said its October promotions come because there are many release of new titles and accessories by publishers and vendors, looking to prepare for the "holiday rush". The holiday season for retailers traditionally started in November.