Entries in 'Retail' (490)

Man who paid £450 for a photo of an Xbox One is given a real one

Man who paid £450 for a photo of an Xbox One is given a real one

Did you read about that lad who paid £450 for a photo of an Xbox One?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 12:11PM in News
GAME introduces... a tinned Christmas dinner for gamers

GAME introduces... a tinned Christmas dinner for gamers

Christmas dinner in a tin. That’s apparently what GAME could shortly be selling in its stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 2:47PM in News
62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that another 62 Blockbuster stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:45AM in News
O2 is now offering Xbox One on contract

O2 is now offering Xbox One on contract

Mobile phone network O2 has added the Xbox One to its in-store console line-up.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2013 at 12:59PM in News

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Xbox One and PS4 fetching sky-high prices on eBay

Xbox One and PS4 fetching sky-high prices on eBay

Shoppers are currently paying through the nose to secure Xbox One and PS4 consoles on eBay.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 10:50AM in News
What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

What caused the publisher pre-owned U-turn?

Publishers do not like second hand game sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 11:53AM in News
Amazon announces air drone parcel delivery service

Amazon announces air drone parcel delivery service

Online retailer Amazon is hatching a plan to deliver orders to your home using automated flying drones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

In this week's issue of MCV, we talk to Microsoft's corporate VP Phil Harrison about the launch of the Xbox One and what lies ahead in the next-gen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 29th 2013 at 4:07PM in News

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HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV is reducing the amount of high-end technology it sells, the retailer has told MCV's sister site PCR.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 29th 2013 at 1:18PM in News
Game4u's Black Friday weekend sale is upon us

Game4u's Black Friday weekend sale is upon us

Game4u has kicked off its Black Friday sale on digital PC games, which will run from today (29th November) to 2nd December.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Nov 29th 2013 at 7:10AM in News
Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Amazon bringing Sunday deliveries to London this Christmas

Online retailer Amazon is to start offering Sunday deliveries in the UK for the first time this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:47PM in News

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GAME adds 12 new shops for Christmas

GAME adds 12 new shops for Christmas

UK retailer GAME has opened 12 new stores in the run-up to the Christmas trading period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:06PM in News
O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

O2 to sell PS4s on contract; 65 stores have launch day stock

Still hunting for a launch day PS4? Then O2 may be your surprising saviour.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 11:26AM in News
Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Microsoft strikes Xbox One agreements with Japanese developers

Xbox One has signed on multiple Japanese development studios to make full retail releases for Xbox One.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 27th 2013 at 7:40AM in News
BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

BBC's Panorama accuses Amazon of poor work conditions

Conditions for workers at Amazon warehouses “could cause mental and physical illness" according to an investigation by BBC Panorama.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2013 at 11:16AM in News

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'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

'Sony has captured the hearts of indie retail'

Top independent chains have told MCV that PS4 is already ‘winning the war’ against Xbox One.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 25th 2013 at 12:12PM in News
GAME pondering possible stock market return - report

GAME pondering possible stock market return - report

In what would complete one of retail’s most impressive turnarounds, GAME is said to be lining up a possible return to the stock markets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 1:45PM in News
PlayStation wants all retailers to sell PSN download games

PlayStation wants all retailers to sell PSN download games

All UK retailers are invited to sell our PSN games, says SCE UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:36AM in News
Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

Vita/PS4 'Ultimate' bundle in-bound this year

It’s not all about PS4 this Christmas for Sony, with the firm throwing £2.5m behind Vita, too.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 11:28AM in News
Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

GameStop has reported a strong set of numbers for the quarter ending November 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 2:57PM in News
All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

All Blockbuster UK stores to shut down

Managers at UK Blockbusters stores have this morning been told that every outlet is to close, MCV has learned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 12:28PM in News
Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

Blockbuster suspends postal rentals and online store but trade-in credit still valid

More services have been shut down by struggling retailer Blockbuster.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

The names of the 72 Blockbuster stores set for closure have been revealed by administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 4:09PM in News
GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

GAME has more Xbox One stock available tomorrow

200 launch day Xbox One units will be made available to GAME customers tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 2:45PM in News