Entries in 'Retail' (520)

Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

Amazon to increase price of Prime membership due to increased delivery costs

The cost of membership to Amazon’s popular Prime service is going up, the retailer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 3:22PM in News
Carphone Warehouse rebranding 60 of its stores as Samsung-only

Carphone Warehouse rebranding 60 of its stores as Samsung-only

Samsung smartphones are to receive their own dedicated retail presence on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Flipkart bestsellers - January 2014

Flipkart bestsellers - January 2014

We’re back with the Flipkart charts, but with a couple of changes. We’re now turning it into a monthly affair, and with the launch of the PS4 last month, we’ll ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 10:12AM in News
Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Ebuyer ponders move onto High Street

Online retailer Ebuyer.com is considering opening its first shops on the High Street.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2014 at 9:56AM in News

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GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

GTA V PC pre-orders could start Friday

It would appear the biggest game of 2013 is finally landing on PC.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 29th 2014 at 4:32PM in News
MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

MCV Salary Survey 2014: How much are you worth?

This year, our salary survey shows a slight increase in the average UK games industry yearly wage.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 29th 2014 at 11:38AM in News
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

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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
Game4u begins PS4 exchange promotion, offers Rs 9,000 for PS3, Xbox 360

Game4u begins PS4 exchange promotion, offers Rs 9,000 for PS3, Xbox 360

Game4u has a trade-in offer for those looking to move up from PS3 or Xbox 360 to the PS4.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 27th 2014 at 12:16PM 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
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

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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
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

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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
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
INTERVIEW: Marcin Iwinski, co-founder, CD Projekt

INTERVIEW: Marcin Iwinski, co-founder, CD Projekt

Marcin Iwinski’s love for games and his passion for the work his company does are infectious. Having started out as a publisher and distributor in Poland, CD Projekt announced itself ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 21st 2014 at 4:10AM 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
Game4u kicks off end-of-season sale on PC, console games

Game4u kicks off end-of-season sale on PC, console games

Over 700 games are on sale as part of Game4u’s end-of-season sale.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jan 16th 2014 at 2:39PM 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