Entries in 'discounts' (12)

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

The public’s increasing propensity to leave their festive shopping late has sent retail into a pre-Christmas sale panic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Discounting hits Aussie retailers

Discounting hits Aussie retailers

It is regarded by many as a phenomenon unique to the UK video games market, but savage price wars are now spreading further afield.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2011 at 1:24PM in News
OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

OPINION: What today's 3DS launch says about retail

Today’s 3DS launch has been proceeded by one of the most strangely competitive retail battles we’ve ever seen.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2011 at 8:00AM in News
DC Universe discounts extended

DC Universe discounts extended

Those hoping to sample Sony Online Entertainment's PS3 and PC superhero MMO DC Universe Online will be pleased to hear that the publisher has extended its discounted subscription offer for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 28th 2011 at 3:31PM in News

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DSi sales soar

DSi sales soar

DSi sales have leapt 40 per cent every week since Nintendo lowered the trade price last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Sony cuts Minis prices

Sony cuts Minis prices

From tomorrow a number of PlayStation Minis titles will go on sale for two weeks, with savings of between 50p and £1.50. The cuts come as part of what Sony ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 11:49AM in News
Microsoft cuts Games-On-Demand prices

Microsoft cuts Games-On-Demand prices

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has cut the price of a number of titles on its Xbox Live Games-On-Demand service in several territories – but not, it seems, in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2010 at 11:15AM in News
Tesco sales rise year-on-year

Tesco sales rise year-on-year

Leading UK supermarket chain Tesco has seen its annual Q3 sales increase 2.8 per cent year-on-year with ‘heavy discounting’ named as one of the chief reasons for its success.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2009 at 12:18PM in News

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High Street sales reach unprecedented pre-Xmas levels

High Street sales reach unprecedented pre-Xmas levels

New research from PricewaterhouseCoopers show that 82 per cent of UK High Street retailers are now offering significant sales or reductions in an effort to get shoppers spending money in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 23rd 2008 at 10:38AM in News
Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

Asda eyes gaming in festive price campaign

UK supermarket chain Asda has implemented its planned range of festive discounts across over 4000 of its in-store products this week, and has highlighted its game offering in the process.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 3:55PM in News
Wii games head to bargain bin fastest

Wii games head to bargain bin fastest

A new study by Electronic Entertainment Design and Research claims that Wii titles are far more likely to receive an early publisher wholesale discount than titles for either Xbox 360 ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 25th 2008 at 12:45PM in News
Blu-Ray promotions step up a gear

Blu-Ray promotions step up a gear

Though the final official confirmation is not expected to arrive until tomorrow, it seems that the world has accepted that the long-fought hi-def format war is at and end ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2008 at 11:01AM in News