Entries in 'Retail' (381)

Minecraft toys heading to retail

Minecraft toys heading to retail

Jazwares’ new range of Minecraft toys is hitting stores this month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Online retailer Simply Games has confirmed to MCV that it’s PS4 pre-order upgrade plan has not been forced upon it by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Green Man Gaming named as headline sponsor for Golden Joysticks

Green Man Gaming named as headline sponsor for Golden Joysticks

Independent retailer Green Man Gaming has been named as headline sponsor at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 2:07PM in News
HMV hosting F1 2013 launch event this Friday

HMV hosting F1 2013 launch event this Friday

A real-life F1 car will be the star attraction at the official F1 2013 launch event at HMV Oxford Street this Friday (October 4th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 3:58PM in News

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GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons has created 3,000 temporary jobs for the lead up to Christmas in various roles across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:12PM in News
Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo teams up with Tesco for Wii U fight back

Nintendo UK has set itself ambitious targets in its bid to rescue the ailing Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:54AM in News
Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

Partners in crime: Rockstar and retail in £100m haul

UK games retail made over £100m from software sales last week as Grand Theft Auto V broke all UK records.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 27th 2013 at 11:45AM in News

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IN PICTURES: GAME's FIFA 14 midnight launches

IN PICTURES: GAME's FIFA 14 midnight launches

Hundreds of GAME stores opened their doors last night as FIFA 14 was finally released in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:20AM in News
FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

One of the biggest releases of the year arrived at midnight last night, but retail is again playing it safe with its pricing for FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile pulls Blackberry phones from US stores

T-Mobile US is to withdraw BlackBerry smartphones from sale in its stores, following a lack of demand.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

PES shows greater price decline than FIFA in weeks following release

It appears that the PES series takes the battle to FIFA on more fronts than simply on the pitch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 26th 2013 at 10:01AM in News

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GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

GAME lines up Premier League talent for midnight FIFA 14 launches

‘Hundreds’ of GAME stores will be opening on Thursday night for the midnight release of EA’s FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 3:04PM in News
eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

eBay teams up with Argos for click & collect service

Consumers will soon be able to choose for some of their eBay purchases to be collected from Argos stores rather than be delivered to their doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 11:02AM in News
Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

Microsoft: There's still room for the physical market to grow

The physical market is not in decline, Xbox Live product manager Pav Bhardwaj has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2013 at 9:58AM in News
BP gives up on video games

BP gives up on video games

One of the more unusual video games retailers has abandoned the sector.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 1:23PM in News

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Tesco launches its own Android tablet

Tesco launches its own Android tablet

Tesco has entered the tablet market with the Hudl.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 11:43AM in News
GAME announces Beyond: Two Souls lock-ins

GAME announces Beyond: Two Souls lock-ins

Sony’s PS3 exclusive Beyond: Two Souls is to get its own round of lock-ins at UK retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Xbox One makes Toys R Us Fabulous 15 list but PS4 misses out

Xbox One makes Toys R Us Fabulous 15 list but PS4 misses out

The US arm of Toys R Us has this year introduced a ‘Fabulous 15’ festive shopping list, but only one next-gen console made the cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:01PM in News
OPINION: Retail ceasefire contributed to Grand Theft Auto V success

OPINION: Retail ceasefire contributed to Grand Theft Auto V success

Remember, the App Store launched after GTA IV hit. It has been easy to forget just the level of spectacle that an old fashioned go-to-the-shop-and-buy it games release can deliver.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Sep 20th 2013 at 12:32PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Distributor AFA Interactive closes its doors this week, while Bluemouth grows into Asia and PAX Australia joins the IGEA.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 20th 2013 at 7:39AM in News
Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Amazon reveals EA next-gen upgrade deal

Another option has been offered for those hoping to upgrade to the next-gen versions of EA’s upcoming games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 4:06PM in News
EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

EB Australia apologises for GTA V fake-cocaine stunt

The Australian arm of games retailer EB Games has issued an apology for a Grand Theft Auto V display in one of its stores that used sherbert as fake cocaine.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Sep 19th 2013 at 3:14PM in News
PS4 could face four months of shortages

PS4 could face four months of shortages

The PlayStation UK team is in crucial talks to secure more PS4 consoles, after admitting it had underestimated how popular it would be.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 19th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

It's pretty clear who the star of this GTA V midnight launch photo is

Grand Theft Auto V is not just for teenage boys. And we have proof that makes that an ACTUAL FACT.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 9:10AM in News