Entries in 'stores' (63)

RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

RadioShack closing up to 1,100 stores in US

Electronics and games retailer RadioShack has announced significant US store closures.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2014 at 3:12PM 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
Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
GAME adds 12 new shops for Christmas

GAME adds 12 new shops for Christmas

UK retailer GAME has opened 12 new stores in the run-up to the Christmas trading period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2013 at 1:06PM in News

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All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
GAME details Grand Theft Auto V midnight openings

GAME details Grand Theft Auto V midnight openings

Over 300 GAME stores are to open their doors at midnight for the arrival of Rockstar’s epic swansong for the current generation of machines.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Asda has dropped the Wii U from all UK stores

Asda has dropped the Wii U from all UK stores

Walmart owned UK supermarket Asda has decided it no longer has space for Nintendo’s Wii U on its shelves.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 3:13PM in News
Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Over 600 Windows Stores are to be installed in Best Buys across the US and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 2:39PM in News

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UPDATED: GAME paid fees of £3.2m in months following buyout; New stores planned

UPDATED: GAME paid fees of £3.2m in months following buyout; New stores planned

The new-look Game Retail was forced to pay owners OpCapita a significant sum in the months following its buyout despite continuing to post a loss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 9:25AM in News
Nintendo and GAME announce Multiplayer Mayhem events

Nintendo and GAME announce Multiplayer Mayhem events

3DS is to have a starring role in a host of Multiplayer Madness events staged across 15 GAME stores this Saturday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 1:05PM in News
Games get convenience store boost

Games get convenience store boost

Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons say they will push games through their local convenience stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

The boss of retailer GAME has reiterated that the chain could yet move to acquire store sites from HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 1:08PM in News

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GAME looking to acquire  HMV stores after stronger than expected Xmas

GAME looking to acquire HMV stores after stronger than expected Xmas

OpCapita owned retailer GAME has approached administrators Deloitte about the possible acquisition of some HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2013 at 7:27PM in News
Hilco linked to HMV store acquisition

Hilco linked to HMV store acquisition

The owner of HMV Canada is reportedly interested in acquiring some of the troubled chain’s UK stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 3:36PM in News
195 GAME stores opening tonight for Wii U

195 GAME stores opening tonight for Wii U

UK retailer GAME is opening the doors to 195 stores tonight to welcome the long-awaited UK arrival of Nintendo’s Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 12:34PM in News
GameStop planning 80 GameStop Kids stores in the US

GameStop planning 80 GameStop Kids stores in the US

80 US cities will this Christmas play host to a brand new store concept from GameStop.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2012 at 3:14PM in News

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HMV to introduce click and collect

HMV to introduce click and collect

Entertainment retailer HMV is to allow customers to order items online for pickup in their local store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2012 at 4:09PM in News
All GAME Australia stores to close

All GAME Australia stores to close

PriceWaterhouseCoopers, administrator for GAME, has today announced that 16 stores are set to close today, with all stores closing soon.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Jun 19th 2012 at 8:44AM in News
GAME could close "handful" of extra stores; New openings also planned

GAME could close "handful" of extra stores; New openings also planned

Retailer Game Retail has confirmed to MCV that a small number of additional store closures are likely to be announced in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2012 at 1:49PM in News
Five top High Street games stores

Five top High Street games stores

MCV and Koch Media round off Independent Retail Month with our final special feature focusing on the sector. This week, we look at five of the UK’s top stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 25th 2012 at 9:59AM in News
Five fast-growing indie retailers

Five fast-growing indie retailers

MCV and Koch Media continue Independent Retail Month with a roundup of five games indies which have grown massively in recent years.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 16th 2012 at 10:41AM in News
GAME sells Spanish and Portuguese stores

GAME sells Spanish and Portuguese stores

Another investment vehicle backed by OpCapita has acquired GAME’s Iberian stores in Spain and Portugal, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2012 at 3:57PM in News
GameStop "expects to open stores opportunistically"

GameStop "expects to open stores opportunistically"

Retail giant GameStop has said it “expects to open international stores opportunistically while keeping square footage flat”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 12:51PM in News
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 9th 2012 at 9:30AM in News
GameStop in for GAME's Iberian stores?

GameStop in for GAME's Iberian stores?

The deafening silence on GameStop’s intentions towards GAME continues, though one UK newspaper claims that an acquisition may be close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2012 at 9:06AM in News