Entries in 'Retail' (454)

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
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

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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

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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
Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos opening 25 new digital concept stores

Argos will extend its digital store concept trial to open a further 25 stores by March 2015, in which the traditional shopping catalogues are replaced by tablets.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 30th 2014 at 12:03PM in News

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UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

UK retailers tip VR as 'the next big thing'

The UK High Street is optimistic about the success of virtual reality headsets.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 28th 2014 at 3:48PM in News
Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

Exclusive Destiny freebie for GAME customers

GAME is currently going big on promoting an exclusive Destiny item available only to those who pre-order the Bungie title from the retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2014 at 2:53PM in News
Titanfall holds onto No.1 in slowest week of 2014 so far

Titanfall holds onto No.1 in slowest week of 2014 so far

EA’s blockbuster Titanfall held onto the top spot with little effort as not a single new release entered this week’s chart.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 28th 2014 at 11:02AM in News
GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop shifts focus from games, to close 120-130 stores

GameStop plans to increase its focus on “gaming-adjacent” fields while phasing out its reliance on video games, CEO Paul Raines has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 24th 2014 at 11:35PM in News

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GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

GamePointsNow slams digital and physical price disparity

It’s cheaper to buy a boxed game with a digital code inside than to just buy the code, says online retailer GamePointsNow.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 22nd 2014 at 3:45PM in News
Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 PC gets a price drop, Trials Fusion for PS4 gets retail release

Dark Souls 2 for PC will release at a lower-than-expected price of Rs 1,999 in India.

Sameer Desai
by Sameer Desai
on Apr 18th 2014 at 2:11PM in News
Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang confirms Minecraft PS3 retail release in Europe, North America

Mojang has confirmed retail release plans for Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition in both North America and PAL regions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 16th 2014 at 7:18PM in News
Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Twitch is now a games retailer, is selling Nuclear Throne

Streaming giant Twitch has for the first time offered users the chance to purchase a game via the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2014 at 4:00PM in News
UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail numbers back on the slide

UK retail sales in March fell by the largest amount in the last 12 months due to the late timing of Easter this year, says the British Retail Consortium.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 15th 2014 at 11:23AM in News
Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Games specialist Xbite reveals new-look store: Shop4

Online retailer Xbite says it can become one of retail’s elite players with its new brand Shop4.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:54PM in News
UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK stores call on 360 and PS3 price cuts

UK games retailers want to see a PS3 and Xbox 360 price cut before the end of the year.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Apr 14th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung opens eight new UK stores

Samsung has opened a number of new standalone stores in eight cities across the UK.

by Laura Barnes
on Apr 11th 2014 at 12:57PM in News
GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

GAME launches Skylanders Swap Force Club

Skylanders fans now have a place to gather thanks to a new social initiative from GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2014 at 1:02PM in News