Entries in 'Retail' (511)

Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

Man stages Blockbuster megaphone protest to get PS4 refund

One disgruntled Blockbuster customer took matters into his own hands when told he could not receive a refund for his PS4 pre-order.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 11:22AM in News
Head to GAME Stratford for your official Call of Duty: Ghosts launch event

Head to GAME Stratford for your official Call of Duty: Ghosts launch event

The official UK launch event for Call of Duty: Ghosts will take place at GAME’s Stratford store at Westfield tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2013 at 10:42AM in News
HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

HMV app returns to App Store - minus in-app downloads

The controversial HMV music download app is back on iOS although its key bit of functionality has been cut.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 4:17PM in News
Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

Exclusive: The UK PC download charts

UKIE's digital charts project has taken huge strides this year, with more data than ever so that we now have a semi-accurate picture of the UK PC download market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 31st 2013 at 11:53AM in News

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Asda confirms £39.97 price for COD: Ghosts; outlines midnight events + deals

Asda confirms £39.97 price for COD: Ghosts; outlines midnight events + deals

UK supermarket Asda will be selling Call of Duty: Ghosts for £39.97 from midnight on the evening of Monday November 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 1:22PM in News
GAME offers chance to pay for Xbox One and PS4 early, jump the queue on launch night

GAME offers chance to pay for Xbox One and PS4 early, jump the queue on launch night

Consumers are being offered the chance to jump straight to the front of the queue when buying either Xbox One or PS4.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 10:54AM in News
Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Blockbuster promises next-gen console pre-order refunds

Troubled UK retailer Blockbuster WILL refund customers who have paid for PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2013 at 9:13AM in News
Borderlands 2 on pace to break 2K sales records

Borderlands 2 on pace to break 2K sales records

Borderlands 2 has shipped over 7.5m copies at retail, and is on track to become 2K Games' highest-selling title ever.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 30th 2013 at 7:34AM in News

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Blockbuster won't honour PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders

Blockbuster won't honour PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders

Troubled retailer Blockbuster has confirmed that it will not be honouring PS4 or Xbox One pre-orders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 4:36PM in News
All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

All 264 Blockbuster stores to continue trading as buyer is sought

Blockbuster has said that all of its 264 UK stores will continue trading for the time being while a buyer for the chain is sought.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
IMAGES: Assassin's Creed 4 midnight launch in Mumbai

IMAGES: Assassin's Creed 4 midnight launch in Mumbai

Games The Shop held a midnight launch for Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag in Mumbai last night.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:46PM in News
Blockbuster to re-enter administration

Blockbuster to re-enter administration

Entertainment retailer Blockbuster is to enter administration for the second time in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 1:25PM in News

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Analyst slams Take-Two for "heavy reliance on retail"

Analyst slams Take-Two for "heavy reliance on retail"

Take-Two needs to adapt its strategy to lessen its reliance on High Street retail, one analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2013 at 11:49AM in News
HMV re-launch is go

HMV re-launch is go

Entertainment giant HMV is relaunching itself ahead of Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:52PM in News
Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Sainsbury's regains UK No.2 position in supermarket race

Asda has fallen to third in the UK supermarket race.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 3:37PM in News
Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Who needs sleep? Trio of midnight launches on the way for GAME staff

Spare a thought for the hard-working staff of UK retailer GAME who face a very busy eight days.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 10:53AM in News

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UK retail: Watch Dogs loss won't slow next-gen launch

UK retail: Watch Dogs loss won't slow next-gen launch

The delays to Watch Dogs and DriveClub will not derail the launch of PS4 and Xbox One, UK High Street stores have said.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:07PM in News
Game4u to hold Battlefield 4 midnight launch

Game4u to hold Battlefield 4 midnight launch

Game4u will hold a midnight launch for Battlefield 4 at three of its stores.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 25th 2013 at 3:32AM in News
Assassin's Creed 4 midnight launch confirmed

Assassin's Creed 4 midnight launch confirmed

Games The Shop will hold a midnight launch for Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag in Mumbai.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 25th 2013 at 2:39AM in News
Injustice: Gods Among Us joins PS3-PS4 upgrade scheme

Injustice: Gods Among Us joins PS3-PS4 upgrade scheme

Warner Bros’ Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition has joined Sony’s next-gen trade-up scheme.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
UK retail's back-up plan as postal strike threatens Call of Duty launch

UK retail's back-up plan as postal strike threatens Call of Duty launch

The UK’s biggest online games retailers will make sure customers receive Call of Duty: Ghosts on launch day, despite a proposed postal strike.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 24th 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Target makes up for PS4 pre-order fumble

Target makes up for PS4 pre-order fumble

Having told many gamers earlier this week that their PS4 pre-orders had been cancelled, Target has now made amends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 11:21AM in News
Gem unveils new name - Exertis Gem

Gem unveils new name - Exertis Gem

The parent company of distributor Gem has rebranded itself and its subsidiaries.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 10:17AM in News
eBay acquires Shutl courier network

eBay acquires Shutl courier network

Online auction giant eBay has acquired UK courier business Shutl.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 4:08PM in News
2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

2DS drops below £100 at UK retail

Nintendo’s handheld console 2DS has dropped below the £100 barrier at several UK retailers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2013 at 2:03PM in News