Entries in 'Retail' (2205)

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

Now Amazon drops Wii U to £180

A second retailer has significantly cut its Wii U asking price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Argos drops Wii U Premium to £180

Another console has seen its RRP significantly cut on the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2014 at 9:39AM in News
First Xbox One price cut appears online

First Xbox One price cut appears online

Xbox One is the subject of a price cut for the first time by a UK online retailer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 3:20PM in News
Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Amazon wants to ship you products BEFORE you order them

Online retailer Amazon is planning to ship orders to customers before they have even pressed the ‘buy’ button’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2014 at 2:04PM in News

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Video games star in strong Argos results

Video games star in strong Argos results

Argos says sales of electricals - including video games, tablets, TVs and white goods - helped it deliver a strong financial quarter, as its parent company appoints a new chief exec.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 16th 2014 at 12:13PM in News
GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

GAME preparing for stock market floatation - report

Less than two years after it nearly vanished altogether, GAME could be ready to re-join the stock market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

GAME sales up 90% over Christmas

Like-for-like sales at the UK’s leading video games retailer GAME grew 90 per cent year-on-year for the six weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2014 at 9:56AM in News
Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2014 at 2:45PM in News

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HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

HMV's iconic Oxford Street store closes

The retailer's flagship store closes its doors today for the last time after 30 years.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 13th 2014 at 5:09PM in News
GAME's next-gen redesign

GAME's next-gen redesign

Do we need High Street shops?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 2:44PM in News
UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

UK games retail scores £600m haul in December

Video game consoles and software made £605.5m for the UK High Street last month, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 13th 2014 at 1:53PM in News
12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

12,000 shops to fold in 2014, analyst predicts

The worst of the financial crisis may be behind us, but the year ahead promises to be a challenging one for retail.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2014 at 10:34AM in News

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ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

ShopTo triples console market share after best year ever

UK online retailer ShopTo says it is enjoying its most successful year on record.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 10th 2014 at 11:04AM in News
GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

GameStop wants to sell PlayStation Now membership

Sony’s streaming game service PlayStation Now might not necessarily be the warning claxon for retail that some are predicting.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:53PM in News
Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Dixons on-board for Steam Machines

Currys/PC World owner says it's keeping close tabs on Valve's new Steam Machines to bring devices to the High Street.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 8th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

PS4 beats Xbox One in retail web traffic share

Sony’s PS4 has commanded a greater share of online web traffic across five leading retail websites in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 19th 2013 at 10:16AM in News

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Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

Here's that £6,000 Xbox One you asked for

We’ve heard a few stories of folks paying over the odds on eBay to get hold of an Xbox One for Christmas, but this is something else.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2013 at 9:37AM in News
Forbidden Planet giving away free DLC for Doctor Who: Legacy

Forbidden Planet giving away free DLC for Doctor Who: Legacy

Smartphone game Doctor Who: Legacy has teamed up with Forbidden Planet to offer free DLC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 4:10PM in News
60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

60% of retailers have started sales already due to festive spending concerns

The public’s increasing propensity to leave their festive shopping late has sent retail into a pre-Christmas sale panic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 16th 2013 at 10:43AM in News
Read about the High Street's hopes for the New Year in this week's issue of MCV

Read about the High Street's hopes for the New Year in this week's issue of MCV

In this week's issue of MCV, UK retailers tell us how they're expecting a very merry Christmas and have high hopes for the High Street moving into 2014.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 13th 2013 at 9:57AM in News
Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Xbox pledges 'urgent' support to angry indie retailers

Microsoft says it’s urgently looking to help independent retailers who have been left in the dark over their Xbox One stock allocation.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 12th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

Moorfields confirms Blockbuster closure

As was exclusively revealed by MCV yesterday, all remaining Blockbuster stores will close next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 12th 2013 at 12:39PM in News
All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

All remaining Blockbuster stores to close next week

The last of Blockbuster’s UK stores will close next week, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2013 at 3:35PM in News
Jagex: Retail can sell free games

Jagex: Retail can sell free games

Shops can help sell free games, says free-to-play specialist Jagex.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Dec 11th 2013 at 1:03PM in News