Entries in 'Retail' (547)

GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

GameStop thinks that cheap digital games are a 'mistake'

The president of GameStop has warned the games industry that it risks repeating the mistake of the music and film sectors by devaluing its main commodity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2014 at 10:23AM in News
GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

GAME plans GAMEtronics bays and GAME Marketplace for 2015

A national rollout for GAMEtronics and a new online marketplace called GAME Marketplace are two of the initiatives planned for GAME in the coming year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 3:48PM in News
GameStop is closing its stores for Thanksgiving

GameStop is closing its stores for Thanksgiving

US High Street games retailer GameStop has confirmed that its stores will be closed on Thursday November 27th for Thanksgiving.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2014 at 9:02AM in News
How independent retailers can survive the industry transition

How independent retailers can survive the industry transition

While trying to grow our own business we continually look at our competitors, both large and small, to see which direction the industry is heading in. And as the market ...

on Nov 20th 2014 at 12:22PM in News

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Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

Gross revenue climbs as GAME's share price continues to soar

GAME Digital has reported a 17 per cent increase in group revenue for the quarter ending October 25th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2014 at 12:55PM in News
Argos website issues irk angry customers

Argos website issues irk angry customers

The Argos website has been rocked by problems over the past week, causing many customers to vent their frustrations online.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:14AM in News
Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

Next-gen price wars continue as GameStop drops PS4 below £300

The somewhat surprising UK next-gen price war has intensified with one major retailer dropping the PS4 to below £300.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
GAME hands out £1.08m in Reward Points via Virtual Loyalty Shares

GAME hands out £1.08m in Reward Points via Virtual Loyalty Shares

Retailer GAME has over the weekend rewarded 8,000 customers with a big slice of free store credit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2014 at 11:29AM in News

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - where's cheapest?

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - where's cheapest?

Gamers worldwide are as of today able to head out and buy Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 9:53AM in News
FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 stays king of UK charts for sixth week as Sunset Overdrive debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has remained top of the UK charts for a sixth week running, despite strong competition from Sunset Overdrive.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 3rd 2014 at 9:31AM in News
GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

GAME's Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare midnight opening will happen on SUNDAY night

Activision and GAME are this year allowing fans who queue up for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare at midnight to get the game a day earlier than everyone else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2014 at 1:58PM in News
GAME kicks off its Christmas marketing campaign

GAME kicks off its Christmas marketing campaign

‘It’s GAME Season’ – that’s the marketing line for this year’s Christmas marketing drive from retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2014 at 2:57PM in News

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Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Walmart introduces pre-owned games to 1,700 US stores

Pre-owned games are now available on the shelves of 1,700 of Walmart’s 4,800 US outlets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2014 at 4:22PM in News
What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

What's next for the Xbox 360 at UK retail?

In June last year, GfK Chart-Track announced that the Xbox 360 had overtaken Nintendo’s Wii to become the UK’s best-selling home console for that generation.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 28th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Asda facing mass legal action over gender pay discrepancies

Asda facing mass legal action over gender pay discrepancies

Walmart-owned Supermarket chain Asda is being sued over alleged discrepancies between the salaries it pays to male and female workers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 4:01PM in News
Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

Very offering exclusive PS4 SingStar Ultimate Party bundle

There’s yet another PS4 hardware bundle available in the UK, this time from Very.co.uk.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:48PM in News

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Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Amazon posts $544m Q3 operating loss as Fire Phone bombs

Online retail leader Amazon has posted an operating loss of over half a billion dollars for Q3 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2014 at 2:34PM in News
Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

Hearthstone producer making GAME appearance tonight

The executive producer of Blizzard’s card battle Hearthstone is making a UK retail appearance tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 3:26PM in News
Tesco chairman Broadbent steps down amidst profit overstatement fiasco

Tesco chairman Broadbent steps down amidst profit overstatement fiasco

Britain’s biggest retailer Tesco has revealed that it underestimated the extent of its recent profit overstatement.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2014 at 12:30PM in News
CEX rolls out Bitcoin payments to 32 new stores

CEX rolls out Bitcoin payments to 32 new stores

Pre-owned specialist CEX is now accepting Bitcoin payments in 32 additional stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2014 at 4:03PM in News
GAME Digital shares reach 300p high

GAME Digital shares reach 300p high

Shares in the rejuvenated GAME have reached a record high of over 300p today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2014 at 10:49AM in News
FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA top of UK charts for a fourth week as Evil Within debuts at No.2

FIFA 15 has held off competition from The Evil Within and Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel to stay top of the UK charts for another week running.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 20th 2014 at 10:42AM in News
Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

Limited edition PS4 bundle includes FIFA 15 and Minecraft for free

A special PS4 bundle is coming to retail that includes Minecraft and FIFA 15 for no extra cost.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Nintendo now allows digital purchases to be made on the web

Digital Wii U and 3DS games can now be purchased on the Nintendo web store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 12:43PM in News
GAME reports year of increased revenue and profit

GAME reports year of increased revenue and profit

Rejuvenated retailer GAME has reported strong revenue and profit growth for the year ending July 26th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2014 at 9:56AM in News