Entries in 'sainsbury's' (24)

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News
Retail rallies behind Xbox One. Pre-orders 'extremely high'

Retail rallies behind Xbox One. Pre-orders 'extremely high'

Critics attacked the reveal of Xbox One last week for a lack of games, too much TV content, and mixed messages on pre-owned.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 30th 2013 at 11:30AM in News
Supermarkets to swoop for HMV stores?

Supermarkets to swoop for HMV stores?

Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury's are reportedly eyeing HMV outlets as a potential way to expand their own store counts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 24th 2013 at 5:36PM 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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Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

Modern Warfare 3 topped Sainsbury's sales list

In its first week of release, Activision’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 was the single best selling product at supermarket giant Sainsbury’s.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2011 at 9:15AM in News
PS3 cut to £157.99 - Sainsbury's takes an axe to games hardware prices

PS3 cut to £157.99 - Sainsbury's takes an axe to games hardware prices

Retail giant Sainsbury’s has been the first supermarket to go aggressive on pricing this year. But it’s not new software the grocer is discounting – the firm has instead slashed ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 25th 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Sainsbury's adds digital games in 2012

Sainsbury's adds digital games in 2012

Sainsbury’s new £1m acquisition will let it develop a digital games service for 2012, it has told MCV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 26th 2011 at 11:14AM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News

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Sainsbury's posts minor sales rise

Sainsbury's posts minor sales rise

Sainsbury’s has seen a small increase in profit of one per cent during its fourth financial quarter.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:10AM in News
Major retailers cut 3DS price

Major retailers cut 3DS price

More retailers have cut the price of the Nintendo 3DS ahead of its March launch.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 4th 2011 at 2:05PM in News
Wii down to £119.99 at Sainsbury’s

Wii down to £119.99 at Sainsbury’s

Supermarket Sainsbury’s has cut 25 per cent off all Nintendo consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 16th 2010 at 6:59PM in News
Games missing from Sainsbury’s download store

Games missing from Sainsbury’s download store

Sainsbury’s says it will launch a digital download service this year – but it won’t include games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2010 at 4:52PM in News

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Wii price dropped at supermarkets

Wii price dropped at supermarkets

Supermarket giants Sainsbury’s and Asda has slashed the price of Nintendo Wii to below £150, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 28th 2009 at 5:57PM in News
Sainsbury’s ups non-food assault

Sainsbury’s ups non-food assault

National supermarket chain Sainsburys has lifted the lid on a brand new non-food initiative via its website that drastically increases the range of goods the retailer has to offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 27th 2009 at 11:30AM in News
Hannah Montana takes mobile gaming to retail

Hannah Montana takes mobile gaming to retail

Disney is supporting retail with gift cards that will allow mobile users to download Hannah Montana content to their phones.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jun 3rd 2009 at 1:04PM in News
Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi protects cash from administrator

Zavvi has reportedly opened a separate bank account to deposit takings from shoppers who have bought store vouchers.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 15th 2008 at 10:22AM in News

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Zavvi buys direct as it cancels orders

Zavvi buys direct as it cancels orders

Zavvi is the latest retailer to set up a direct buying relationship with entertainment suppliers – following EUK’s decline into administration last week.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 2nd 2008 at 11:54AM in News
Sainsbury's gets serious about games

Sainsbury's gets serious about games

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s has renewed its commitment to gaming, following impressive sales growth in the second quarter.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 28th 2008 at 2:07PM in News
GAME in Sainsbury’s stock swoop

GAME in Sainsbury’s stock swoop

The industry was rocked by heavy discounting this week, as High Street giants GAME and Gamestation joined independent retailers in buying extra stock from supermarkets.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 9th 2008 at 6:19PM in News
Sainsbury’s reports 8.4 per cent sales growth

Sainsbury’s reports 8.4 per cent sales growth

Sainsbury’s revealed strong sales growth in the face of difficult trading conditions in its second quarter trading statement. Total sales for Q2 were up 8.4 per cent (or 5.3 per ...
by Jonathon Harker
on Oct 8th 2008 at 10:51AM in News
Supermarket stock shock looms as EUK relations falter

Supermarket stock shock looms as EUK relations falter

MCV understands that UK publishers are increasingly wary of pushing stock through EUK ahead of the Christmas rush - and are considering cutting out the distributor entirely.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 2:58PM in News
Sainsbury’s gameplan revealed

Sainsbury’s gameplan revealed

Sainsbury’s has revealed that it will ramp up its efforts in the gaming space to maintain and grow its market share.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 18th 2008 at 1:02PM in News
Sainsbury’s plots ‘aggressive’ games expansion

Sainsbury’s plots ‘aggressive’ games expansion

Sainsbury’s has targeted a major expansion in video game floor space as it looks to grow its entertainment offering, the supermarket chain has told MCV.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 19th 2008 at 2:48PM in News
Games boost Sainsbury’s financials

Games boost Sainsbury’s financials

UK grocer Sainsbury’s has reported a particularly strong performance by games and technology during the Christmas trading period in its annual fiscal report – and pledged to up its non-food ...
by Tim Ingham
on May 14th 2008 at 4:04PM in News