Entries in 'asda' (113)

Asda admits to selling below cost

Asda admits to selling below cost

The truth is out: Supermarkets lose money on the triple-A titles on which they choose to slash prices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 9:23AM in News
New Mario & Sonic slashed to £18.99

New Mario & Sonic slashed to £18.99

Supermarket giant Morrisons has slashed the price of Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games on Wii by over 50 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 16th 2009 at 1:56PM in News
US: Pre-owned comes to Wal-Mart

US: Pre-owned comes to Wal-Mart

US supermarket giant Wal-Mart has begun selling pre-owned games for the first time.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 5th 2009 at 11:54AM in News
Tesco offers FIFA 10 for £24.97

Tesco offers FIFA 10 for £24.97

Despite its RRP of £49.99, consumers are currently able to pick up EA’s FIFA 10 – which is released today – for as little as £24.99 thanks to a fierce ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2009 at 10:35AM in News

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RRPs tumble as FIFA 10 arrives

RRPs tumble as FIFA 10 arrives

In what has become an annual ritual at UK retail, this Friday’s release of FIFA 10 looks likely to spark a fierce price war at the nation’s supermarkets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 29th 2009 at 2:27PM in News
Wii price dropped at supermarkets

Wii price dropped at supermarkets

Supermarket giants Sainsbury’s and Asda has slashed the price of Nintendo Wii to below £150, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2009 at 5:57PM in News
PS3 price drops begin

PS3 price drops begin

Ahead of the anticipated PS3 price cut (and/or the possible unveiling of a PS3 Slim) announcement at Sony’s Gamescom conference tomorrow, the discounting of PS3 hardware on the UK High ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 17th 2009 at 6:34PM in News
Price cuts boost Asda market share

Price cuts boost Asda market share

Asda’s market share has risen over the last three months, thanks to price cuts attracting more customers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 14th 2009 at 12:19PM in News

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Games price hike 'worrying', says Asda

Games price hike 'worrying', says Asda

Asda’s entertainment director Fergal Gara has questioned the publishing community’s recent decision to raise RRP of top triple-A software.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 31st 2009 at 6:01PM in News
Asda eyes move into digital space

Asda eyes move into digital space

Asda games buying boss Duncan Cross has hinted that the supermarket is ready to accommodate the sale of digital games – but said that any move into the space is ...

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 24th 2009 at 10:58AM in News
Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Supermarket behemoth Asda has cut the price of Nintendo’s Wii to £145.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2009 at 12:49PM in News
Supermarket battle hots up as Somerfield enters the fray

Supermarket battle hots up as Somerfield enters the fray

Somerfield has unveiled a shock warplan to become a leading games retailer – as fellow supermarkets Asda, Tesco and Sainsbury’s aggressively expand their buying teams in a bid to grab ...

by Tim Ingham
on May 8th 2009 at 12:25PM in News

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Major retailers back GamePlan

Major retailers back GamePlan

Leading High Street games retailers GAME, HMV and Asda have all pledged to support upcoming games retail event GamePlan, which takes place this June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 10:11AM in News
Asda to create 7,000 new jobs

Asda to create 7,000 new jobs

Asda has announced it will create 7,000 new jobs in the UK over the course of 2009, through a combination of opening new stores and extending existing ones.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 28th 2009 at 11:16AM in News
Asda firing on all cylinders after EUK collapse

Asda firing on all cylinders after EUK collapse

Asda has claimed that it is buying entertainment stock at the same rate as it did before EUK – its exclusive supplier – went into administration.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 20th 2008 at 3:20PM in News
Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi has reportedly opened a separate bank account to deposit takings from shoppers who have bought store vouchers.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 15th 2008 at 10:22AM in News

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Zavvi buys direct as it cancels orders

Zavvi buys direct as it cancels orders

Zavvi is the latest retailer to set up a direct buying relationship with entertainment suppliers – following EUK’s decline into administration last week.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 11:54AM in News
Price war sees Wii drop to £157

Price war sees Wii drop to £157

It’s the season to be jolly and retail is celebrating by baring its teeth and slashing prices on games hardware – and Asda is leading the way with a £23 ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2008 at 1:49PM in News
Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

UK supermarket chain Asda has implemented its planned range of festive discounts across over 4000 of its in-store products this week, and has highlighted its game offering in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 3:55PM in News
Asda makes move to buy direct

Asda makes move to buy direct

Asda has confirmed to MCV that it has started buying stock directly from entertainment suppliers – to avoid a Christmas stock crisis in the wake of EUK’s demise.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 27th 2008 at 10:27AM in News
PES 2009 cut to £27 at Asda

PES 2009 cut to £27 at Asda

Hot on the heels of the FIFA ’09 price battle, Asda has slashed the price of Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 to just £27 on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 16th 2008 at 11:01AM in News
PS3 FIFA ’09 slashed to £25 at Morrisons

PS3 FIFA ’09 slashed to £25 at Morrisons

Supermarket chain Morrisons has slashed the price of FIFA ’09 on PlayStation 3 to £25, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 7th 2008 at 10:46AM in News
Asda considers bypassing EUK

Asda considers bypassing EUK

Asda has asked around 15 of its entertainment distributors to set up direct accounts, should its relationship with Woolworths-owned buying team EUK ‘suddenly deteriorate’.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 6th 2008 at 12:37PM in News
Sainsburys to slash 360 to under £100

Sainsburys to slash 360 to under £100

MCV sources have revealed that Sainsburys are set to aggressively cut the price of Wii and 360 hardware.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 5:47PM in News
FIFA price war kicks off

FIFA price war kicks off

Tomorrow marks the launch of one of this year’s biggest releases, and retailers have already slashed the price of FIFA ‘09.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 3:38PM in News