Entries in 'Retail' (387)

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

PS4 and Xbox One help Argos smash festive records

Catalogue retailer Argos posted its best Christmas results in a decade with the help of video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:38AM in News
Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

Retailers unfazed by empty release schedule

UK game stores have played down concerns over a quiet start to 2014.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 29th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Amazon to launch console this year - report

Amazon to launch console this year - report

A games-focused under-the-TV entertainment system will be launched by Amazon in 2014, a new report has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 12:56PM in News
GAME ups entertainment market share

GAME ups entertainment market share

Retailer GAME increased its share of the UK entertainment market by 2.3 per cent year-on-year for the 12 weeks ending December 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News

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Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Find out if you're underpaid in the latest MCV magazine

Worried about Wii U? Excited by Alien: Isolation? Want to find out how much you're worth? Then the latest edition of MCV is for you.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 24th 2014 at 11:11AM in News
Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

Time is running out for Nintendo Wii U

The UK games industry still has faith in Nintendo, but told MCV that drastic action is needed to save Wii U.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 1:11PM in News
GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

GAME tops UK retail Christmas league table

OC&C Strategy Consultants’ Christmas 2013 league table has named GAME and the UK’s big High Street winner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 2:43PM in News
Record 2013 sales for SimplyGames

Record 2013 sales for SimplyGames

Online indie SimplyGames.com says its 2013 sales were up 120 per cent over 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 12:59PM in News

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Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Grand Theft Auto V PC listings appear on Amazon

Listings for a PC version of Grand Theft Auto V have appeared on two of Amazon’s websites.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2014 at 10:08AM in News
GAME teases PC on-demand service

GAME teases PC on-demand service

Sony might not be the only firm planning to introduce its own cloud gaming service.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:05PM in News
Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Dixons: Steam is the best way to buy games

Even the UK’s High Street retailers are singing Steam’s praises when it comes to selling games.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 21st 2014 at 12:01PM in News
Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News

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Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Another console has seen its RRP significantly cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:39AM in News
First Xbox One price cut appears online

First Xbox One price cut appears online

Xbox One is the subject of a price cut for the first time by a UK online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Online retailer Amazon is planning to ship orders to customers before they have even pressed the ‘buy’ button’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News

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GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

Less than two years after it nearly vanished altogether, GAME could be ready to re-join the stock market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News
HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

The retailer's flagship store closes its doors today for the last time after 30 years.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 13th 2014 at 5:09PM in News
GAME's next-gen redesign

GAME's next-gen redesign

Do we need High Street shops?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

Video game consoles and software made £605.5m for the UK High Street last month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:53PM in News
12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

The worst of the financial crisis may be behind us, but the year ahead promises to be a challenging one for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:34AM in News
ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News