Entries in 'morrisons' (27)

Morrisons renews games focus

Morrisons renews games focus

Morrisons is tackling the video games market with renewed focus this year, according to its games buyer Simon Millea.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 20th 2013 at 1:15PM in News
Morrisons acquires 49 Blockbuster stores

Morrisons acquires 49 Blockbuster stores

Supermarket chain Morrisons will acquire 49 stores from troubled retailer Blockbuster, it has been confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2013 at 10:53AM in News
Supermarkets to swoop for HMV stores?

Supermarkets to swoop for HMV stores?

Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury's are reportedly eyeing HMV outlets as a potential way to expand their own store counts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 24th 2013 at 5:36PM in News
Sainsbury's and Morrisons expected to report poor Christmas trading

Sainsbury's and Morrisons expected to report poor Christmas trading

The share prices of Sainsbsury’s and Morrisons have fallen amidst predictions that the pair will report disappointing Christmas trading results later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2013 at 12:50PM in News

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UPDATED: Morrisons slashes console prices

UPDATED: Morrisons slashes console prices

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has cut the price on a number of console SKUs, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2012 at 11:07AM in News
Tesco fails to match Morrisons' Gears of War 3 offer

Tesco fails to match Morrisons' Gears of War 3 offer

It looks as if Morrisons’ will be the cheapest place to buy Gears of War 3 on the UK High Street tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 12:32PM in News
Morrisons prices Gears of War 3 at £25

Morrisons prices Gears of War 3 at £25

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has hit the magic £25 price point for tomorrow’s big global release Gears of War 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News

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Morrisons terminates MBL contract early

Morrisons terminates MBL contract early

Supermarket chain Morrisons has ended its relationship with MBL Group five months early.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 6th 2011 at 10:53AM in News
New Morrisons supplier seeks games partners

New Morrisons supplier seeks games partners

Morrisons’ entertainment distributor is on the hunt for retail and publishing partners in a bid to become a major player in the games market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 1st 2011 at 11:28AM in News
MBL for sale as Morrisons ends contract

MBL for sale as Morrisons ends contract

Morrisons has ended its 14-year relationship with MBL Group, forcing the distributor to put itself up for sale.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2011 at 9:33AM in News
Morrisons cuts 3DS to £187

Morrisons cuts 3DS to £187

The once £230 Nintendo 3DS can now be pre-ordered for just £187 from supermarket Morrisons.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 11:47AM in News

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Morrisons joins ERA board

Morrisons joins ERA board

Morrisons buyer Kevin Lee is the latest addition to the ERA board.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 17th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
Morrisons goes low on MW2

Morrisons goes low on MW2

As predicted yesterday, UK national supermarket Morrisons is this morning the cheapest place to pick up a new copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, with both the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 10th 2009 at 9:25AM in News
Could MW2 price drop further still?

Could MW2 price drop further still?

It’s already the most competitive price war the UK games industry has ever seen, but the most dramatic could yet be to follow as the High Street prepares for Call ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2009 at 5:56PM in News
P2 readies for Tracy Beaker release

P2 readies for Tracy Beaker release

P2 Games has teamed up with publisher Random House and supermarket chain Morrisons for its upcoming Tracy Beaker video game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2009 at 1:12PM in News

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New Mario & Sonic slashed to £18.99

New Mario & Sonic slashed to £18.99

Supermarket giant Morrisons has slashed the price of Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games on Wii by over 50 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 16th 2009 at 1:56PM in News
Tesco offers FIFA 10 for £24.97

Tesco offers FIFA 10 for £24.97

Despite its RRP of £49.99, consumers are currently able to pick up EA’s FIFA 10 – which is released today – for as little as £24.99 thanks to a fierce ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2009 at 10:35AM in News
Wii Fit for £50 at Morrisons

Wii Fit for £50 at Morrisons

Morrisons has slashed the price of Wii Fit to under £50 in the latest round of supermarket price-cutting.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 7th 2009 at 2:10PM in News
RETAIL BIZ: News round-up

RETAIL BIZ: News round-up

This week on the UK High Street, ex-Play.com head of sales Gian Luzio has joined The Hut, and Tesco has revealed its new and improved games team.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 15th 2009 at 7:03PM in News
Morrisons looking for exclusive publisher deals

Morrisons looking for exclusive publisher deals

Ambitious supermarket Morrisons has told MCV that it is keen to sign more deals with publishers to sell their games exclusively through the chain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 11:02AM in News
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
PS3 FIFA ’09 slashed to £25 at Morrisons

PS3 FIFA ’09 slashed to £25 at Morrisons

Supermarket chain Morrisons has slashed the price of FIFA ’09 on PlayStation 3 to £25, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 7th 2008 at 10:46AM in News
Supermarket stock shock looms as EUK relations falter

Supermarket stock shock looms as EUK relations falter

MCV understands that UK publishers are increasingly wary of pushing stock through EUK ahead of the Christmas rush - and are considering cutting out the distributor entirely.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 2:58PM in News
Publishers plead: ‘Stop the price wars’

Publishers plead: ‘Stop the price wars’

Following a spate of aggressive promotions from the likes of Morrisons, Woolworths and Asda, leading industry figures have urged retail to hold fire on further cuts to new release pricing.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 26th 2008 at 11:40AM in News