Entries in 'euk' (43)

Entertainment chief Rob Salter leaving Tesco

Entertainment chief Rob Salter leaving Tesco

Influential retail exec Rob Salter is leaving Tesco on January 1st, 2013, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 11th 2012 at 10:36AM in News
HMV appoints new Head of Online

HMV appoints new Head of Online

Entertainment retailer HMV has announced the immediate appointment of Sarah Hughes as its new head of online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2009 at 11:26AM in News
Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Wii slashed to £145 at Asda

Supermarket behemoth Asda has cut the price of Nintendo’s Wii to £145.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2009 at 12:49PM in News
Tesco reveals renewed games push

Tesco reveals renewed games push

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has vowed to become a dominant force in video games retail after snapping up key personnel from EUK.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 9th 2009 at 10:53AM in News

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Music Box Leisure to be "EUK successor"

Music Box Leisure to be "EUK successor"

Music Box Leisure is on the prowl for new retail accounts – as Morrisons appoints the firm its long-term exclusive distribution partner.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 23rd 2009 at 11:30AM in News
1.1m games sold off cheap at EUK

1.1m games sold off cheap at EUK

The administrator of EUK is to auction off the contents of the wholesaler’s warehouse stock this week for a cut-price – including 1.1 million games.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 11th 2009 at 9:40AM in News
EUK games boss joins Tesco

EUK games boss joins Tesco

EUK’s former games chief John Stanhope has joined Tesco as senior buying manager in the UK – signalling the company’s keenness to get closer to the trade in 2009.
 
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by Tim Ingham
on Feb 10th 2009 at 4:33PM in News
EUK administrator heading for legal battle with suppliers

EUK administrator heading for legal battle with suppliers

EUK administrator Deloitte is in hot water with entertainment suppliers, who are preparing legal action to to claw back millions of pounds of stock.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 5th 2009 at 11:41AM in News

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EUK failure was 'too much' for Zavvi to cope with

EUK failure was 'too much' for Zavvi to cope with

The group founding partners of Zavvi have singled out the demise of EUK as having a big part to play in the chain's going into administration.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 24th 2008 at 12:35PM in News
Zavvi enters administration

Zavvi enters administration

Entertainment retailer Zavvi has fallen into administration following the collapse of EUK, auditor Ernst and Young has confirmed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 24th 2008 at 11:20AM in News
Asda firing on all cylinders after EUK collapse

Asda firing on all cylinders after EUK collapse

Asda has claimed that it is buying entertainment stock at the same rate as it did before EUK – its exclusive supplier – went into administration.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 20th 2008 at 3:20PM in News
EUK legacy looms large over frantic market

EUK legacy looms large over frantic market

Suppliers burnt by EUK’s demise disagree over whether to feed Zavvi with Christmas stock that will help it pay off its huge debts.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 19th 2008 at 10:49AM in News

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Woolworths’ demise robs UK of third largest games retailer

Woolworths’ demise robs UK of third largest games retailer

The UK faces losing its third biggest video games retailer in the wake of the Woolworths collapse, representing an annual market value of £137 million, MCV understands.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 19th 2008 at 10:46AM in News
Woolies and EUK: Over 500 suppliers owed cash

Woolies and EUK: Over 500 suppliers owed cash

The administator in charge of Woolworths has revealed that over 500 suppliers to Woolworths and EUK – including many games publishers – stand to lose money on products sold into ...
by Tim Ingham
on Dec 17th 2008 at 4:51PM in News
Official: Woolies to close in 19 days

Official: Woolies to close in 19 days

The death knell has rung for Woolworths – with administrators Deloitte confirming that all 807 remaining stores will be closed down by January 5th.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 17th 2008 at 2:06PM in News
Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi has reportedly opened a separate bank account to deposit takings from shoppers who have bought store vouchers.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 15th 2008 at 10:22AM in News

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EUK: Zavvi clarifies its position

EUK: Zavvi clarifies its position

Following news reports earlier today that EUK administrator Deloitte has called in Zavvi's debt to the distributor, the UK entertainment retailer has clarified its position to MCV.

by Lisa Foster
on Dec 12th 2008 at 3:52PM in News
BLACK FRIDAY: EUK administrator calls in £106m Zavvi debt

BLACK FRIDAY: EUK administrator calls in £106m Zavvi debt

Just minutes after news of EUK's demise – and the loss of around 700 jobs – it has emerged that the distributor's administrator Deloitte has called in Ernst & Young ...
by Lisa Foster
on Dec 12th 2008 at 12:59PM in News
EUK: Deloitte to scale down sale efforts

EUK: Deloitte to scale down sale efforts

Deloitte, the administrator handling the closure of Woolworths and distribution arm EUK, has confirmed that it is to step down its efforts to try and find a buyer for the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2008 at 12:35PM in News
EUK: Mass redundancies announced

EUK: Mass redundancies announced

MCV understands that workers at the Woolworths-owned distributor EUK have this morning been told that today is their last day in employment, following administrator Deloitte’s failure to find a buyer ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2008 at 12:14PM in News
WOOLWORTHS: UK games market will face more casualties

WOOLWORTHS: UK games market will face more casualties

Today’s closing down sale represents what is probably the last hurrah for the UK’s celebrated Woolworths brand – but top retail figures in the UK games industry have warned that ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2008 at 5:50PM in News
Nintendo clarifies EUK debt

Nintendo clarifies EUK debt

As Woolworths’ closing down sale gets underway today, leading platform holder Nintendo has spoken exclusively to MCV regarding claims in UK newspaper The Sun about the amount of debt owed ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2008 at 1:25PM in News
Woolworths to close down within days?

Woolworths to close down within days?

Woolworths could be facing its last few days on UK High Street with reports that administrator Deloitte has failed to find a buyer for the struggling retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2008 at 3:51PM in News
Theo Paphitis pulls out of Woolworths deal

Theo Paphitis pulls out of Woolworths deal

Theo Paphitis has pulled out of the running to buy parts of High Street chain Woolworths, which is on the brink of collapse, reports The Press Association.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Dec 5th 2008 at 2:49PM in News
Woolies to slash ALL prices by up to 50% tomorrow

Woolies to slash ALL prices by up to 50% tomorrow

Woolworths administrator Deloitte has told MCV that the retailer will launch its ‘Biggest Ever Sale’ tomorrow – with discounts of up to 50% on all goods.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 4th 2008 at 5:08PM in News