Entries in 'trends' (31)

US: Blu-ray sales surge

US: Blu-ray sales surge

In news that can only mean good things for Sony’s PS3, sales of Blu-ray discs in North America have shown an impressive year-on-year increase for the three months ending March ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 11:26AM in News
Piracy declining in the UK

Piracy declining in the UK

Illicit internet filesharing is on the decline in the UK, if new research is to be believed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2009 at 6:23PM in News
US: Casual up, consoles down

US: Casual up, consoles down

New data from metrix specialist comScore has shown that the number of people playing online casual games in the US was up by 22 per cent annually in May – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2009 at 12:58PM in News
Annual PC market worth $11bn

Annual PC market worth $11bn

Whilst the fragmentation of the PC market across traditional retail and online has made the entire segment hard to track, and even created the (debatable) belief that the sector is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2009 at 12:33PM in News

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Retail sales dip in February

Retail sales dip in February

The unexpected upturn in retail fortunes seen in January has not been carried over to February, with the British Retail Consortium reporting a 1.8 per cent like-for-like drop on the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 12:01PM in News
Paine: DS selling better than ever

Paine: DS selling better than ever

Forget the festive season – Nintendo’s DS console is selling more right now than the platform holder would expect in the run-up to Christmas, according to marketing director Dawn Paine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2008 at 1:50PM in News