Entries in 'HMV' (339)

Low Layton stock levels sparks silly pricing

Low Layton stock levels sparks silly pricing

Professor Layton and the Curious Village has gone missing from store shelves as Nintendo struggle to supply the sensational demand for its DS hit.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 25th 2008 at 5:02PM in News
2,500 fans queue for Lich King HMV launch

2,500 fans queue for Lich King HMV launch

HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store saw the official launch of Wrath of The Lich King at midnight last night, attracting a whopping 2,500 strong horde of fans.

by Jonathon Harker
on Nov 13th 2008 at 3:22PM in News
New product director at GAME

New product director at GAME

High Street retailer GAME has secured the services of retail veteran John Devon, who has signed up as product director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 6th 2008 at 3:33PM in News
Trade rocked by HMV assault on pre-owned

Trade rocked by HMV assault on pre-owned

HMV has left publishers fearing for revenues on new and catalogue stock with the introduction of its pre-owned offering.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 23rd 2008 at 3:21PM in News

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HMV launches pre-owned assault

HMV launches pre-owned assault

HMV has confirmed its entry into the pre-owned games market under the Re/Play brand.

by Neil Long
on Oct 20th 2008 at 12:36PM in News
HMV acquires Gamerbase

HMV acquires Gamerbase

HMV has acquired Gamerbase in a move that will see many more of the firm’s multiplayer gaming offerings rolled out in conjunction with the High Street giant.

by Neil Long
on Oct 13th 2008 at 2:43PM in News
HMV joins the British Retail Consortium

HMV joins the British Retail Consortium

HMV Group is to join the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The announcement will be made at the BRC's Annual Retail Industry Dinner tonight.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 24th 2008 at 1:25PM in News
Games overtaking music at HMV

Games overtaking music at HMV

Video games are set to become more lucrative category than music for HMV.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 9th 2008 at 10:48AM in News

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HMV sales up 4.3 per cent

HMV sales up 4.3 per cent

HMV has revealed details of its latest 18 week trading period ending August 30th 2008, seeing total sales growth of 8.6 per cent for HMV UK and Ireland. Like-for-like sales ...
by Jonathon Harker
on Sep 5th 2008 at 2:14PM in News
Will Wright coming to HMV Oxford Street

Will Wright coming to HMV Oxford Street

Will Wright will be touching down at HMV Oxford Street at 12.30pm on Wednesday September 3rd for a Q&A session ahead of Spore’s release on Friday (September 5th).

by Neil Long
on Sep 2nd 2008 at 4:13PM in News
HMV, Woolies swerve VAT on in-store goods

HMV, Woolies swerve VAT on in-store goods

HMV and Woolworths are both installing special kiosks in-store that allow consumers to purchase goods under £18 without VAT.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 21st 2008 at 1:16PM in News
HMV to introduce pre-owned games

HMV to introduce pre-owned games

Following a strong set of financial results from retailer HMV, the chain has confirmed that it will unleash its long-anticipated push into the pre-owned market this year – as predicted ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 1st 2008 at 11:20AM in News

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Games push HMV profit up 25%

Games push HMV profit up 25%

HMV has enjoyed more than 25 per cent year-on-year growth in profit, thanks to surging sales of video games.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 1st 2008 at 10:53AM in News
Summer sales madness grips UK

Summer sales madness grips UK

Major retailers Play, Zavvi and HMV have slashed the prices on leading game software and hardware in time for the summer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2008 at 12:44PM in News
Play.com slashes £40 off Rock Band

Play.com slashes £40 off Rock Band

Play.com have given UK Rock Band fans something to smile about – by cutting the total cost for Rock Band and all the game’s instruments by £40.

by Tim Ingham
on May 27th 2008 at 3:47PM in News
HMV: ‘We respect GAME’

HMV: ‘We respect GAME’

HMV has spoken of its respect for specialist GAME in a new interview with MCV.

by Tim Ingham
on May 23rd 2008 at 3:34PM in News

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UK retail prepares for 'manic' GTA weekend

UK retail prepares for 'manic' GTA weekend

Leading UK retailers have told MCV that extra GTA IV stock is being hurriedly pushed into stores in order to cope with the ‘manic’ demand expected this weekend.

by Tim Ingham
on May 2nd 2008 at 2:48PM in News
UK industry confident GTA IV won’t be sold early

UK industry confident GTA IV won’t be sold early

Concerns that some retailers may sell copies of Grand Theft Auto IV early so far appear ill-founded as the industry gears up for its April 29th launch.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 25th 2008 at 12:44PM in News
HMV to ramp up commitment to Blu-Ray

HMV to ramp up commitment to Blu-Ray

HMV has revealed that it will be stepping up its commitment to Blu-Ray significantly as the format continues to go from strength to strength.

by Neil Long
on Apr 4th 2008 at 12:52PM in News
Free Xbox Live points for GTA IV pre-orders at HMV.com

Free Xbox Live points for GTA IV pre-orders at HMV.com

HMV.com is prompting pre-orders of Grand Theft Auto IV on Xbox 360 by offering 1000 free Xbox Live points and a voucher book that contains over £130 worth of savings, ...
Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 27th 2008 at 9:42AM in News
HMV offers extra Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 content

HMV offers extra Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 content

HMV.co.uk is offering two exclusive weapons for anyone who pre-orders Rainbow Six: Vegas 2. The two guns can be unlocked by using a code.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 5th 2008 at 10:44AM in News
HMV offers 1,000 Xbox points with Lost Odyssey pre-orders

HMV offers 1,000 Xbox points with Lost Odyssey pre-orders

HMV is offering 1,000 free Live Points to anyone who pre-orders Lost Odyssey before its Friday release.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 27th 2008 at 9:40AM in News
HMV to focus on games after sales rise

HMV to focus on games after sales rise

Entertainment retail giant HMV has released a trading update for the five weeks ended January 5th 2008, which show considerable progress in the company’s three-year turnarond plan.

by Neil Long
on Jan 17th 2008 at 9:57AM in News
Games spearhead HMV growth

Games spearhead HMV growth

UK retailer HMV has announced its financial results for the 26 weeks ending October 27th, which show profits of £25.9 million, a big improvement on the £26.1 million loss in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2007 at 10:00AM in News
HMV: 'We're replacing CDs with games'

HMV: 'We're replacing CDs with games'

Having earlier today confirmed the opening of its first LAN gaming centre at its flagship Trocadero store in London, the chief executive of HMV Simon Fox has said that gaming ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2007 at 5:59PM in News