Entries in 'Retail' (507)

400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

400,000 retail jobs could be lost in next 5 years - analyst

The Centre for Retail Research has issued a grave warning for those working in UK retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:54PM in News
Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

Notch confirms strong retail performance for Minecraft Xbox 360

The retail version of Minecraft was the best-selling Xbox 360 game in its launch window, according to the game’s creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 24th 2013 at 6:09AM in News
Flipkart Weekly Charts

Flipkart Weekly Charts

After a long hiatus, we’re back with the Flipkart charts, a weekly rundown of the top selling games at India’s largest games retailer

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 21st 2013 at 12:37PM in News
Flipkart, Game4u kick off monsoon sales

Flipkart, Game4u kick off monsoon sales

It’s the season of flooded streets and water-born diseases, and it’s just the excuse retailers needed to offer huge discounts on games.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 21st 2013 at 11:53AM in News

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Branded store key to Xbox One launch

Branded store key to Xbox One launch

Microsoft’s new console will get a starring role in GAME’s new Xbox store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:45AM in News
Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

Sony doesn't want to harm 'fragile retail'

PlayStation has vowed not to risk damaging the ‘fragile’ UK retail market with new business models.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:36AM in News
GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

GAME "immensely impressed" with Microsoft rethink

The UK’s leading games retailer GAME has welcomed Microsoft Xbox One rethink.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 3:49PM in News
Xbox One is a sell out at GameStop as retailer closes pre-orders

Xbox One is a sell out at GameStop as retailer closes pre-orders

The world’s biggest games retailer GameStop has closed in-store pre-orders for the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 2:40PM in News

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GameFly describes Xbox One U-turn as "a win/win for consumers"

GameFly describes Xbox One U-turn as "a win/win for consumers"

Digital retailer GameFly has welcomed Microsoft’s Xbox One U-turn.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 2:30PM in News
PS4 and Xbox One for £26.88 per month? ShopTo introduces finance options

PS4 and Xbox One for £26.88 per month? ShopTo introduces finance options

Online retailer ShopTo has introduced a range of financing option which it hopes will entice gamers to take the next-gen plunge.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2013 at 12:28PM in News
Game4u now taking PS4 preorders

Game4u now taking PS4 preorders

Game4u has started taking preorders for the PlayStation 4; it is the first Indian retailer to do so.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 18th 2013 at 2:54PM in News

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New-look Xbox 360 available now... if you can find it

New-look Xbox 360 available now... if you can find it

Microsoft last week announced a new-look redesigned Xbox 360 that we were told was available straight away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 2:52PM in News
GTA5 Special Edition exclusive to Flipkart, Games The Shop

GTA5 Special Edition exclusive to Flipkart, Games The Shop

The Special Edition for Grand Theft Auto 5 will only be available for preorder via a couple of Indian retailers, distributor E-xpress Interactive has announced.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Jun 18th 2013 at 2:36PM in News
GAME launched Xbox retail concept store last week

GAME launched Xbox retail concept store last week

With the industry off in LA last week, GAME and Microsoft saw fit to quietly launch the UK’s first Xbox store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 2:35PM in News
The Hut reports 30% sales increase

The Hut reports 30% sales increase

Sales at online retail specialist The Hut Group grew by 30.4 per cent year-on-year to £145.3m for the 12 months ending December 21st 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 1:54PM in News

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3DS brings Xbox 360's 28-month long run of NPD wins to a halt

3DS brings Xbox 360's 28-month long run of NPD wins to a halt

The Xbox 360’s iron grip on the North American market has finally been released.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 18th 2013 at 1:03PM in News
Green Man Gaming opens US office

Green Man Gaming opens US office

UK digital retailer Green Man Gaming is expanding its operations in a bid to crack America.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 17th 2013 at 2:49PM in News
UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

Sony's widely acclaimed PS3 thriller The Last of Us is the UK number one game this week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 17th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Microsoft launching 600 Windows Stores Best Buys across US and Canada

Over 600 Windows Stores are to be installed in Best Buys across the US and Canada.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 2:39PM in News
XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

XBLA title State of Decay matches the UK's ENTIRE physical market in one week

275,000 physical games were sold in the UK last week. Xbox Live title State of Decay sold 250,000 units in two days in the same week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 14th 2013 at 10:38AM in News
Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Gamers seeking definitive confirmation regarding PS4 pre-owned

Sony’s pro pre-owned stance is the talk of E3. But should we be holding back on the celebrations?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 10:05AM in News
Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Blockbuster: PS4 pre-orders "through the roof"

Retailer Blockbuster has seen a sharp rise in PS4 orders following the events at E3 this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
SCEE's Jim Ryan: We need our retail partners to survive

SCEE's Jim Ryan: We need our retail partners to survive

The boss of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has hinted that Sony chose to support the pre-owned market in an effort to protect retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 12th 2013 at 12:13PM in News