Entries in 'retailer' (37)

Digital Spy turns retailer with new online store

Digital Spy turns retailer with new online store

UK entertainment site Digital Spy has become an online retailer with a new website that sells video games, films, gadgets and more.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 6th 2013 at 1:24PM in News
Gamestop digital sales climb in Q2

Gamestop digital sales climb in Q2

Gamestop has reported its Q2 sales figures for the period ending July 28th, showing strong growth in the retailer’s digital sector.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 17th 2012 at 8:58AM in News
Games retailer puts his three-store chain on eBay

Games retailer puts his three-store chain on eBay

Three fully-fledged, profitable North American game stores for $3.5m?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 9th 2012 at 1:01PM in News
Five fast-growing indie retailers

Five fast-growing indie retailers

MCV and Koch Media continue Independent Retail Month with a roundup of five games indies which have grown massively in recent years.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 16th 2012 at 10:41AM in News

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Indie retailer offers £21,000 'PC desk'

Indie retailer offers £21,000 'PC desk'

Bolton-based PC gaming retailer Scan Computers International is selling a £21,000 PC – which doubles up as a desk.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 3rd 2012 at 1:22PM in News
Hitari teams up with Royal Mail

Hitari teams up with Royal Mail

Online independent games retailer Hitari has added a raft of new services after partnering with Royal Mail and DPD.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 1st 2012 at 2:55PM in News
Retailer vows to share 10% of pre-owned revenue with publishers

Retailer vows to share 10% of pre-owned revenue with publishers

New US online retailer EKGaming has made a remarkable pledge – to share ten per cent of its pre-owned revenues with publishers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2012 at 3:57PM in News
Is Tesco the home of game advertising?

Is Tesco the home of game advertising?

We compare last year's TV marketing activity for games retailers including Tesco, GAME and Sainsbury’s.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 13th 2012 at 10:30AM in News

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Australian retailer apologises for bungled sale

Australian retailer apologises for bungled sale

Electronics retailer Dick Smith has apologised to customers after running a sale with little stock, by slashing the price of its games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 11th 2012 at 9:53AM in News
INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 15th 2012 at 5:59PM in News
HMV slams 'idiotic' offshore tax dodging

HMV slams 'idiotic' offshore tax dodging

It is ‘absolutely nuts’ online retailers can avoid tax so easily, says HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
Who will buy Metaboli?

Who will buy Metaboli?

Digital retailer Metaboli is an acquisition target for major video game firms.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2012 at 9:00AM in News

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India games chain to open 150 stores

India games chain to open 150 stores

An Indian games retailer hopes to have over 150 outlets in operation by 2015.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 5:00PM in News
Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

New numbers from Kantar Worldpanel suggest that Amazon overtook HMV in the three months ending December 25th to become the UK’s biggest entertainment retailer for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 2:31PM in News
New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

New web retailer shares pre-owned revenue with publishers

An internet rental specialist has promised to share its used game profits with publishers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:59PM in News
ShopTo goes 24/7

ShopTo goes 24/7

Online indie ShopTo has expanded its warehouse facilities so it can operate around the clock.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2011 at 4:44PM in News

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Apple becomes UK's second biggest online retailer

Apple becomes UK's second biggest online retailer

The latest IMRG-Hitwise listings claim that Apple has grown to become the second most popular online retailer in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:03AM in News
The Hut launches games trade-in service

The Hut launches games trade-in service

Online retail firm The Hut Group has set up a new website that allows customers to buy and sell pre-owned video games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 6th 2011 at 5:23PM in News
Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Asda takes aim at Amazon UK

Forget the High Street price war, the biggest battle this Q4 will take place online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 29th 2011 at 8:31AM in News
ShopTo.net doubles warehouse capacity

ShopTo.net doubles warehouse capacity

Leading independent online games retailer ShopTo.net has doubled its warehouse capacity as we enter the busy Q4 period.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2011 at 8:53AM in News
Indie up for business award

Indie up for business award

New online retailer Hitari has been shortlisted in the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2011.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 29th 2011 at 5:20PM in News
HMV shares tumble over credit concerns

HMV shares tumble over credit concerns

Shares in HMV Group have dipped 8.5 per cent after it emerged insurance on its goods have been cut.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2011 at 1:54PM in News
GameTail derailed

GameTail derailed

Having hit the headlines earlier this month thanks to an ambitious launch that involved selling key titles such as Halo reach for heavily discounted prices, online retailer GameTail has ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 11:12AM in News
APB in retail refund row

APB in retail refund row

Anyone seeking a refund on the now-defunct PC MMO title APB should speak to the retailer from whom they purchased the game, the administrator handling the closure of developer Realtime ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2010 at 2:29PM in News
Gametail plans to conquer Europe

Gametail plans to conquer Europe

New online retailer Gametail is already preparing aggressive expansion across  the continent – just a week after making waves with cut-price promotions Gametail generated a lot of buzz this week ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2010 at 11:00AM in News