Entries in 'Retail' (381)

Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Amazon admits to imposing Hachette limitations

Limitations HAVE been imposed on book publisher Hachette on Amazon, the retailer has admitted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 28th 2014 at 11:59AM in News
Hack leaves half of UK consumers 'wary' of eBay

Hack leaves half of UK consumers 'wary' of eBay

A new poll claims that 49 per cent of UK users have become wary of eBay following last week's news of a security breach.

by Laura Barnes
on May 27th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Royal Mail to trial Sunday deliveries

Royal Mail to trial Sunday deliveries

Sunday deliveries are to be trialled by the Royal Mail later this year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 11:12AM in News
Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

Amazon criticised for book publisher pressure tactics

The neutrality of Amazon has come into question after claims the retailer is pressurising publishers by fiddling with their product listings.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 10:55AM in News

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GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

GameStop seeing 'stronger demand' for Xbox One since Kinect chop

Retailer GameStop reckons that consumers have started showing more interest in Xbox One since Microsoft announced a cut-price Kinect-less SKU is on the way.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2014 at 9:07AM in News
Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 to hit UK in October

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 to hit UK in October

Pac-Man and friends are returning to retail for a sequel later this year.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 5:33PM in News
Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Strong Q1 for GameStop thanks to next-gen success

Global games retailer GameStop has seen sales and earnings have shot up after an expectation-hitting Q1.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2014 at 10:16AM in News
72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

72% of UK gamers prefer buying physical games

Digital may be the industry’s biggest market, but consumers still prefer to buy games in a box.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:57AM in News

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Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Gibbs: GAME IPO is great news for suppliers

Amid uncertainty in the games market, GAME has decided it is time to float on the stock market once again. Risky?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 23rd 2014 at 9:42AM in News
eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

eBay tells users to change passwords after database attack

Leading online retailer eBay has urged its users to change their passwords after its systems were attacked by hackers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 3:21PM in News
Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

Apple Stores fall from 1st to 13th in Which favourite retailers survey

UK consumers are apparently falling out of love with Apple Stores over accusations of poor customer service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 21st 2014 at 11:19AM in News
Child of Light launching on Vita

Child of Light launching on Vita

Ubisoft's turn-based RPG Child of Light is to land on Vita in July.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 20th 2014 at 4:54PM in News

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Buyers of John Lewis £112 Wii U bundle miss out

Buyers of John Lewis £112 Wii U bundle miss out

The internet was last week set alight for a few brief moment as John Lewis offered an unbelievable discount on Wii U hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 3:41PM in News
Buy something at GAME for a chance to get some 'virtual loyalty shares'

Buy something at GAME for a chance to get some 'virtual loyalty shares'

We’re used to retailers giving away free store credit, but virtual shares? That’s a new one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2014 at 9:41AM in News
GAME declares intention to float on stock exchange

GAME declares intention to float on stock exchange

UK retailer GAME has finally confirmed what has been on the cards for months – it’s going to float itself on the stock exchange.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 19th 2014 at 9:03AM in News
Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger confirmed

Dixons and Carphone Warehouse merger confirmed

Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed that they are to merge in a deal worth £3.8bn.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 15th 2014 at 9:31AM in News

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CeX Glasgow to trial Bitcoin for three days

CeX Glasgow to trial Bitcoin for three days

The upcoming vote on Scottish independence has lead to a pioneering experiment in the Glasgow branch of CeX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2014 at 9:54AM in News
MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

MP calls for UK shoppers to boycott Amazon amidst tax row

Labour MP and chair of the public accounts committee Margaret Hodge has called for UK shoppers to boycott online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 4:04PM in News
Nvidia's first G-Sync monitor due at UK retail this month

Nvidia's first G-Sync monitor due at UK retail this month

The first monitor to include Nvidia’s G-Sync technology as standard is due to hit UK shelves in the next few weeks.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 9th 2014 at 11:49AM in News
Star Wars invades Disney Stores

Star Wars invades Disney Stores

Disney has begun offering assorted Star Wars products in its High Street Disney Stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2014 at 11:37AM in News
Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

Retailers to Nintendo: Mario Kart 8 is great, but please cut the Wii U price

The UK High Street has called on Nintendo once again to lower the price of Wii U.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 9th 2014 at 10:45AM in News
John Lewis launches own-brand LG-made TVs

John Lewis launches own-brand LG-made TVs

John Lewis has announced its first range of own-brand smart TVs.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 7th 2014 at 11:41AM in News
Tesco confirms Hudl smartphone plans

Tesco confirms Hudl smartphone plans

Tesco has revealed that it will launch an Android smartphone by the end of the year.

by Laura Barnes
on May 6th 2014 at 11:51AM in News
Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

Mario Kart 8 Wii U (including extra game) is £200 at Tesco

A Premium Wii U with two games for £200 is exactly what Nintendo should be talking about.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 11:37AM in News
GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

GAME offering next-gen trade-in deals this bank holiday weekend

A bank holiday trade-in deal at GAME is offering either PS4 or Xbox One at a discount.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2014 at 9:28AM in News