Entries in 'asda' (113)

New games boss for Asda as Thompson moves on

New games boss for Asda as Thompson moves on

Craig Thirkell is Asda’s new games buying manager.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2012 at 12:48PM in News
HMV and Asda "best-placed" to grab GAME market share

HMV and Asda "best-placed" to grab GAME market share

Consumer research firm Kantar Worldpanel has said that HMV and Asda are “best-placed” to gain from this year’s spate of GAME and Gamestation closures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2012 at 1:20PM in News
GAME rivals: 'We will fill the gap'

GAME rivals: 'We will fill the gap'

Rival retailers say they are ready to step up as the credit crisis at GAME Group deepens.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2012 at 9:57AM in News
Asda announces Mass Effect 3 midnight openings

Asda announces Mass Effect 3 midnight openings

Supermarket chain Asda is to open over 200 stores at midnight tonight so gamers can get their hands on Mass Effect 3 the very moment it is released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2012 at 10:08AM in News

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Asda offers 3DS-Vita trade-in deal

Asda offers 3DS-Vita trade-in deal

Supermarket chain Asda has revealed a new trade-in deal for 3DS owners who are considering a swap for Sony’s new PlayStation Vita.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2012 at 9:07AM in News
Vita Wi-Fi for £197 at Asda tonight

Vita Wi-Fi for £197 at Asda tonight

Asda has become the first UK supermarket to promote its PlayStation Vita price – and it’s the lowest price we’ve yet seen for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2012 at 9:44AM in News
Asda begins console trade-ins

Asda begins console trade-ins

Supermarket chain Asda has gone live with a new Tech Trade-In offer that allows customers to hand over a range of their consumer tech – including games consoles – in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 6th 2012 at 12:55PM in News
'There's still a place for us in pre-owned'

'There's still a place for us in pre-owned'

Argos may have thrown in the towel, but other mass-market retailers insist their own used games ventures are fighting fit.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2011 at 9:30AM in News

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Asda introduces £98 HD TV

Asda introduces £98 HD TV

UK supermarket chain Asda is selling a 19-inch HD-ready TV for under £100 this Christmas.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 2:58PM in News
Asda debuts £40 Blu-ray player

Asda debuts £40 Blu-ray player

Supermarket chain Asda is kicking off its drive to win the Christmas market with a discount Blu-ray player offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2011 at 2:17PM in News
Asda's Locke promoted

Asda's Locke promoted

Games vet Frazer Locke has been named trading director for Asda Direct.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 15th 2011 at 2:15PM in News
Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Low Value Consignment Relief will no longer apply to goods sent to the UK from the Channel Islands, the Government has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:01AM in News

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Wii cut to £89 as festive price wars gain traction

Wii cut to £89 as festive price wars gain traction

The Nintendo Wii has fallen to its lowest price ever on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 11:21AM in News
Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Forget the High Street price war, the biggest battle this Q4 will take place online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 29th 2011 at 8:31AM in News
FIFA 12 for £35 from Asda online

FIFA 12 for £35 from Asda online

Asda's online customers can pre-order the FIFA 12 special edition for £35 later today, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 26th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
OPINION: Fergal Gara & SCE UK; Dead Island's success; GameCity prize

OPINION: Fergal Gara & SCE UK; Dead Island's success; GameCity prize

Over THE past few weeks we’ve reported on managerial role changes at Microsoft, Activision, HMV, Disney and Comet.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 16th 2011 at 8:30AM in News

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HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV has recruited former Asda chief Mark Hodgkinson as marketing and e-commerce director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Fergal Gara named SCE UK MD

Fergal Gara named SCE UK MD

Fergal Gara is the new VP and managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment UK and Ireland, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 7th 2011 at 9:11AM in News
HMV and Asda veterans to take Grainger nationwide

HMV and Asda veterans to take Grainger nationwide

Grainger Games has hired two retail experts in its bid to become a national brand.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Asda predicts 2013 market turnaround

Asda predicts 2013 market turnaround

UK games retail can expect another 18 months of decline before things start growing again, says Asda.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2011 at 1:57PM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
Retail cuts Wii to below £100

Retail cuts Wii to below £100

As predicted by MCV, games retail has cut the price of Wii to under £100.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
3DS breaks retail records

3DS breaks retail records

Two of the UK's leading retailers have confirmed that Nintendo's 3DS is their facets selling video games console ever.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 4:50PM in News
No games for Asda’s mini shops

No games for Asda’s mini shops

Asda will open 168 new shops this year, but the majority of them won’t stock video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 8:30AM in News
Asda will open 168 shops this year

Asda will open 168 shops this year

Supermarket giant Asda will open 168 stores this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 10th 2011 at 2:13PM in News