Entries in 'shepherd' (12)

ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

We’ve been down this road before. Another bleak set of retailer financials, another article in MCV wondering what can be done about it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 12:28PM in News
ANALYSIS: GAME's trading update

ANALYSIS: GAME's trading update

Last week The Telegraph ran the headline ‘Can GAME Group survive?’ It was a sensational headline, not entirely based on the facts of the situation, and as GAME Group CEO ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 28th 2011 at 3:36PM in News
GAME comes out fighting

GAME comes out fighting

GAME Group has hit back at its detractors after issuing a profit warning last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:26AM in News
GAME 'won't be drawn into a price war'

GAME 'won't be drawn into a price war'

GAME CEO Ian Shepherd believes the Group can be a major player online without being drawn into a price war.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 10th 2011 at 2:09PM in News

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GAME: 'It's foolhardy to fear digital'

GAME: 'It's foolhardy to fear digital'

GAME insists it has nothing to fear from digital retailers after backing Xbox Live, PSN and streaming service OnLive.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 10th 2011 at 9:40AM in News
GAME's like-for-like sales drop by 9.9%

GAME's like-for-like sales drop by 9.9%

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has reported a 9.9 per cent drop in like-for-like sales for the 26 weeks ending July 31st 2011.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2011 at 8:16AM in News
Female Shepard gets cover role

Female Shepard gets cover role

BioWare's Mass Effect series has always tried to remain gender neutral – with equal options for both male and female characters and no discrimination regarding sexual relationships.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2011 at 1:57PM in News
GAME: Pre-owned attitudes are changing

GAME: Pre-owned attitudes are changing

Ian Shepherd, the CEO of leading UK games retailer GAME, has said that the attitude of publishers toward pre-owned has changed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2011 at 3:17PM in News

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Raising the GAME

Raising the GAME

For some time, GAME Group has been the first to admit that it needs to reclaim relevancy and up its game in terms of hi-tech retailing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2011 at 1:53PM in News
GAME: Our market favours the specialist

GAME: Our market favours the specialist

In a presentation entitled "Dedicated to Gaming", GAME Group CEO Ian Shepherd has outlined his strategy for growth in the coming years, claiming that the specialist games retailer will not ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 1:29PM in News
GAME to unveil new £15m strategy today

GAME to unveil new £15m strategy today

Video games retailer GAME will today lift the lid on a significant change to business strategy that will position the Group for life in an increasingly digital world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 8:34AM in News
GAME not afraid of FIFA discounting

GAME not afraid of FIFA discounting

Supermarkets choosing to ‘go low’ on FIFA this week won’t be able to match GAME’s specialist offer, Ian Shepherd reckons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2010 at 9:20AM in News