OverviewNavarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of home entertainment PC software, video games and accessories, DVD Video and music. The company was incorporated in 1983 and became a publicly traded company 10 years later in December 1993.
In August 2002, the company acquired Encore, Inc., where it continues to operate as an independent publishing entity, headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
In May 2005, the company acquired FUNimation Entertainment, based in Fort Worth, Texas, licensor and home video distributor of Japanese animation and entertainment for children and young adults. The buy-out included FUNimation Productions, Ltd. and The FUNimation Store, Ltd.
As of March 31, 2007, Navarre had 798 employees. The company and its subsidiaries maintain sales offices and distribution facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The company headquarters is in New Hope, Minnesota, and its Canadian distribution branch is located in Toronto.
TriviaCompany location and contact information (2008):
7400 49th Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55428
2450 Victoria Park Ave., Suite 1
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5H3
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