Entries in 'Retail' (450)

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
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

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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
UPDATE: FIFA 14 midnight launch across 10 cities in India

UPDATE: FIFA 14 midnight launch across 10 cities in India

UPDATE: Distributor Milestone Interactive has just sent over a list of all the stores that will hold FIFA 14 midnight launches. The total now stands at 18 stores across 10 ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 20th 2013 at 2:44PM 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

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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

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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
Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

Grand Theft Auto V price roundup - where's cheapest?

It could be the biggest release of all time, so has Grand Theft Auto V sent UK retail into a fierce price war?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
Amazon "looking into" early delivery of Grand Theft Auto V

Amazon "looking into" early delivery of Grand Theft Auto V

The weekend arrival of Grand Theft Auto V with some Amazon customers is being investigated by the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:16AM in News
Video: Grand Theft Auto 5 midnight launch in Mumbai

Video: Grand Theft Auto 5 midnight launch in Mumbai

Games the Shop and Landmark stores in Mumbai and Pune held midnight launches for Grand Theft Auo 5 last night.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 17th 2013 at 9:13AM in News

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UK Grand Theft Auto V prices are the cheapest in Europe

UK Grand Theft Auto V prices are the cheapest in Europe

Gamers on the continent have faced paying up to 42 per cent more for their copies of Grand Theft Auto V than those buying it in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Indies braced for Grand Theft Auto V windfall

Indies braced for Grand Theft Auto V windfall

It’s not just the big chains planning events around GTA V, with indie retailers telling MCV they are running midnight openings of their own.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 16th 2013 at 1:02PM in News
Flipkart to ship Grand Theft Auto 5 preorders on 16th September

Flipkart to ship Grand Theft Auto 5 preorders on 16th September

India’s largest retailer for games, Flipkart.com, has said it will ship out preorders of Grand Theft Auto 5 on 16th September, a day prior to release date.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 15th 2013 at 11:49AM in News
Call of Duty: Ghosts on PSN for Rs 2,799; Rs 1,500 less than retail

Call of Duty: Ghosts on PSN for Rs 2,799; Rs 1,500 less than retail

Call of Duty: Ghosts has just gone up for preorder on the Indian PlayStation Store and there’s a massive difference in price from the retail version.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 14th 2013 at 8:33AM in News
Grand Theft Auto V goes on sale in Spain - report

Grand Theft Auto V goes on sale in Spain - report

Remember the days when getting hold of a game early was as easy as popping down to your local indie? These are not those days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 2:01PM in News
How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

How cheap is Apple's 'budget' iPhone 5C in the UK?

The UK’s mobile operators have announced their price plans for Apple’s new entry-level iPhone 5C.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

More than 1,000 UK stores will be open from midnight for the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Blockbuster trade-in deal

Get Grand Theft Auto V for free with Blockbuster trade-in deal

Blockbuster has revealed its own Grand Theft Auto V trade-in offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:29PM in News
Even WH Smith is feeling the Grand Theft Auto V love

Even WH Smith is feeling the Grand Theft Auto V love

High Street stalwart WH Smith may have long since abandoned core gaming, but shoppers may have noticed this week the presence of Grand Theft Auto V in its windows.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:03PM in News