Entries in 'Retail' (507)

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
Zelda music box isn't a Link Between Worlds pre-order bonus after all

Zelda music box isn't a Link Between Worlds pre-order bonus after all

The collectible Zelda music box revealed by Nintendo earlier this week will not be a pre-order bonus after all.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 10:59AM in News
ShopTo resolves Call of Duty: Ghosts dispute, but will Royal Mail strike scupper plans?

ShopTo resolves Call of Duty: Ghosts dispute, but will Royal Mail strike scupper plans?

Call of Duty: Ghosts is now available from ShopTo.net after the retailer and Activision settled their differences regarding the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2013 at 12:51PM in News
Amazon offering choice of PS4 bundles to replace Watch Dogs pre-orders

Amazon offering choice of PS4 bundles to replace Watch Dogs pre-orders

Customers who have pre-ordered the PS4 Watch Dogs bundle with Amazon have the option of reverting to a solus console SKU.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 17th 2013 at 11:29AM in News

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GAME dismayed by 'frequent' street date breaks

GAME dismayed by 'frequent' street date breaks

GAME says street date breaches are happening ‘frequently’ as it condemns its rivals for selling Pokémon X and Y early.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 17th 2013 at 9:41AM in News
A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

A further 27,638 UK shops to close and 164 retail business to fold by 2018 - report

Powa Technologies – an ecommerce provider, it should be noted – has issued a damning prediction for the future of the British High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 3:44PM in News
GAME clarifies Watch Dogs PS4 bundle situation

GAME clarifies Watch Dogs PS4 bundle situation

Those who have ordered the PS4 Watch Dogs bundle from GAME have been told that their console pre-orders are secure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 2:36PM in News
eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

eBay's Christmas video games opportunity

Phuong Nguyen, the head of eBay Advertising in the UK, looks at the firm’s data and discusses festive shopping trends and the opportunities that this presents for the video game ...

on Oct 16th 2013 at 2:17PM in News

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Sony reassures gamers over PS4 Watch Dogs bundle pre-orders

Sony reassures gamers over PS4 Watch Dogs bundle pre-orders

If you’ve already pre-ordered one of Sony’s PS4 console and Watch Dogs bundles then the message is simple – don’t worry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 12:31PM in News
Retail moves to change PS4 Watch Dogs bundle pre-orders

Retail moves to change PS4 Watch Dogs bundle pre-orders

News of Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs delay would likely have been greeted through gritted teeth by a large number of retail workers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2013 at 9:39AM in News
INTERVIEW: Anshu Mor, Microsoft India

INTERVIEW: Anshu Mor, Microsoft India

The Xbox One may still be a year away from finding its way to Indian store shelves, but Microsoft India has plenty in the works for the Xbox 360. We ...

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 15th 2013 at 1:17PM in News
Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Harrison: Digital future is unstoppable but retail will live on

Last week was a big week for Xbox One in the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 14th 2013 at 2:41PM in News

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GTA V has already beaten Black Ops II, Skyrim and FIFA 13's lifetime sales on Amazon

GTA V has already beaten Black Ops II, Skyrim and FIFA 13's lifetime sales on Amazon

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V continues to claim retail records.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2013 at 12:33PM in News
OPINION: Is this fuss over PS4 stock futile?

OPINION: Is this fuss over PS4 stock futile?

At this very moment, an armada of ships are heading to docks around the world.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Oct 14th 2013 at 11:52AM in News
Retail begins offering PS4 upgrades to customers

Retail begins offering PS4 upgrades to customers

Many UK consumers who have pre-ordered a PS4 are now being offered the opportunity to upgrade to one of Sony’s bundles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 11:42AM in News
John Lewis expects Xbox One sales to outsell PS4

John Lewis expects Xbox One sales to outsell PS4

Department store giant John Lewis has predicted a next-gen win for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2013 at 9:59AM in News

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Get hands-on with Xbox One from October 14th in GAME's lock-ins

Get hands-on with Xbox One from October 14th in GAME's lock-ins

Consumers across the country will have the chance to try Xbox One at their local GAME store starting next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
Minecraft toys heading to retail

Minecraft toys heading to retail

Jazwares’ new range of Minecraft toys is hitting stores this month.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2013 at 12:05PM in News
India preorder DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins announced

India preorder DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins announced

E-xpress Interactive has revealed a variety of preorder DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins in India.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Oct 8th 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Simply Games says PS4 upgrade offer is "largely a retailer-led initiative"

Online retailer Simply Games has confirmed to MCV that it’s PS4 pre-order upgrade plan has not been forced upon it by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2013 at 3:55PM in News
Green Man Gaming named as headline sponsor for Golden Joysticks

Green Man Gaming named as headline sponsor for Golden Joysticks

Independent retailer Green Man Gaming has been named as headline sponsor at this year’s Golden Joystick Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 2:07PM in News
HMV hosting F1 2013 launch event this Friday

HMV hosting F1 2013 launch event this Friday

A real-life F1 car will be the star attraction at the official F1 2013 launch event at HMV Oxford Street this Friday (October 4th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 3:58PM in News
GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:48PM in News
Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons hiring 3,000 additional Xmas staff

Dixons has created 3,000 temporary jobs for the lead up to Christmas in various roles across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Sep 30th 2013 at 1:12PM in News
Pictures: FIFA 14 midnight launch in Mumbai

Pictures: FIFA 14 midnight launch in Mumbai

The FIFA 14 midnight launch was held at 20 stores in 10 cities across India, making it the largest midnight launch India has seen yet.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Sep 28th 2013 at 7:37AM in News