Entries in 'closures' (47)

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
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
All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

The last of Blockbuster’s UK stores will close next week, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

62 more Blockbuster stores to close and rentals suspended as end nears

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that another 62 Blockbuster stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2013 at 10:45AM in News

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Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

Blockbuster names 72 stores due for closure

The names of the 72 Blockbuster stores set for closure have been revealed by administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 20th 2013 at 4:09PM in News
Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Blockbuster cuts a quarter of workforce as suppliers face up to big losses

Administrators Moorfields Corporate Recovery has confirmed that 72 of Blockbuster’s 264 stores are to close.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:52AM in News
2K Marin hit with significant layoffs as operations reportedly cease

2K Marin hit with significant layoffs as operations reportedly cease

The Bureau: XCOM Declassified developer 2K Marin has suffered a round of layoffs, publisher 2K Games has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:11AM in News
EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

EA shuts down Phenomic as part of realignment effort

Electronic Arts has closed its German-based studio EA Phenmoic as part of the publisher's company-wide realignment.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 15th 2013 at 5:20AM in News

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Zynga hit with massive layoffs, multiple studio closures

Zynga hit with massive layoffs, multiple studio closures

Over 520 staff members at Zynga are set to be laid off, as the firm will reportedly shut down multiple studios in a restructuring effort.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 4th 2013 at 7:15AM in News
Report: EA Partners label shutting down

Report: EA Partners label shutting down

EA is reportedly set to close EA Partners, the firm’s program for providing contract-based publishing services for third-party developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 25th 2013 at 8:15AM in News
The impact of High Street closures on game distribution

The impact of High Street closures on game distribution

Following the loss of HMV and Blockbuster stores, the role of a distributor has become (in principle) easier for now, with fewer stores to deliver to.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 20th 2013 at 1:35PM in News
More store closures expected at Blockbuster

More store closures expected at Blockbuster

Administrator Deloitte has confirmed to MCV that there will be further closures at Blockbuser stores UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 1st 2013 at 2:47PM in News

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UPDATED: Further 37 HMV shops to close; Full list here

UPDATED: Further 37 HMV shops to close; Full list here

Administrator Deloitte has confirmed the intended closure of an additional 37 HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 12:21PM in News
GameStop hopes to acquire 40 former GAME stores

GameStop hopes to acquire 40 former GAME stores

US games retail giant GameStop intends to acquire 40 former GAME outlets in France.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 9:19AM in News
Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic shuts down Impossible Studios, Infinity Blade: Dungeons delayed

Epic Games has closed Infinity Blade: Dungeons developer Impossible Studios, delaying the iOS title indefinitely.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2013 at 4:10AM in News
Blockbuster administrator: "We are fighting in the trenches"

Blockbuster administrator: "We are fighting in the trenches"

The lead administrator at Blockbuster has issues a grave warning to workers at the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 10:48AM in News

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Up to 100 HMV stores preparing for closure

Up to 100 HMV stores preparing for closure

Administrator Deloitte is preparing to close anything up to 100 HMV stores, reports claim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 9:34AM in News
More HMV store closures expected by the end of the week

More HMV store closures expected by the end of the week

A fresh spate of HMV store closures and job losses are likely to be announced by the end of the week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2013 at 12:18PM in News
Hilco could close up to half of HMV stores

Hilco could close up to half of HMV stores

HMV now looks very likely to survive on the UK High Street – at a price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2013 at 11:03AM in News
Majesco shuts down Boston branch - report

Majesco shuts down Boston branch - report

Social games studio Majesco Boston has closed down, at least according to a former employee.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 8th 2013 at 8:40AM in News
Deloitte confirms closure of 125 additional Comet stores

Deloitte confirms closure of 125 additional Comet stores

Hopes that Comet will emerge from its administration appear to be fading after the biggest store closure plan so far was revealed by Deloitte.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2012 at 11:12AM in News
Argos to undergo brand overhaul; More store closures incoming

Argos to undergo brand overhaul; More store closures incoming

Popular catalogue retailer Argos is to revamp its UK operations in a new drive beginning next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2012 at 10:43AM 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
Best Buy losses lead to 50 store closures

Best Buy losses lead to 50 store closures

Continued profit declines have led US technology retailer Best Buy to close 50 of its big box stores.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 30th 2012 at 10:58AM in News
LISTED: GAME/Gamestation closures and remaining stores in detail

LISTED: GAME/Gamestation closures and remaining stores in detail

The first GAME and Gamestation stores to be shut after the chain’s entry into administration have closed their doors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2012 at 10:40AM in News