Entries in 'supermarkets' (41)

Number of High Street games stores drops, but still beats online and supermarkets

Number of High Street games stores drops, but still beats online and supermarkets

Online stores and supermarkets failed to capitalize on mass store closures in the UK last year, as High Street stores emerged as the biggest sellers of physical video games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2014 at 12:00AM in News
Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

Tesco claims a third of Grand Theft Auto V's total spend in UK

A third of all the money spent on Grand Theft Auto V in the UK in its first two weeks on sale in the UK was spent at Tesco.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2013 at 11:17AM in News
FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

FIFA 14 price roundup - where's cheapest?

One of the biggest releases of the year arrived at midnight last night, but retail is again playing it safe with its pricing for FIFA 14.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2013 at 10:06AM in News
Amazon boosts its entertainment market share as GAME drops 3%

Amazon boosts its entertainment market share as GAME drops 3%

Supermarkets and Amazon have boosted their entertainment market share at the expense of GAME and HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 1:49PM in News

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Games get convenience store boost

Games get convenience store boost

Sainsbury’s, Asda and Morrisons say they will push games through their local convenience stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 25th 2013 at 2:51PM in News
Supermarkets now the cheapest place to buy games; Average game price climbs

Supermarkets now the cheapest place to buy games; Average game price climbs

The average selling price of video games last year was £26.45, a rise of 3.2 per cent year-on-year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 18th 2013 at 11:35AM 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
Supermarkets adopt new special offer code

Supermarkets adopt new special offer code

Leading UK supermarkets have backed new guidelines designed to make sure consumers are not misled by special offers.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 30th 2012 at 11:27AM in News

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Signs of new life at UK supermarkets

Signs of new life at UK supermarkets

Both Tesco and Sainsbury’s have reported a quarterly rise in sales, leading to hopes that the worst could be behind the High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 3rd 2012 at 9:40AM in News
UPDATED: FIFA 13 price roundup - where's cheapest

UPDATED: FIFA 13 price roundup - where's cheapest

It’s one of the biggest video game retail highlights of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2012 at 3:12PM in News
E-tail topples supermarkets in 2011

E-tail topples supermarkets in 2011

Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have stalled in their bids to become the next major players in video games, ERA reports.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 22nd 2012 at 10:58AM in News
Vita Wi-Fi for £197 at Asda tonight

Vita Wi-Fi for £197 at Asda tonight

Asda has become the first UK supermarket to promote its PlayStation Vita price – and it’s the lowest price we’ve yet seen for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2012 at 9:44AM in News

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Tesco's LFL UK sales fall 2.3%

Tesco's LFL UK sales fall 2.3%

The UK’s largest retailer, Tesco, has reported a 2.3 per cent like-for-like drop in sales in the UK for the seven weeks ending January 7th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2012 at 9:20AM in News
'There's still a place for us in pre-owned'

'There's still a place for us in pre-owned'

Argos may have thrown in the towel, but other mass-market retailers insist their own used games ventures are fighting fit.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 15th 2011 at 9:30AM in News
Licensed 4U: '3DS needs our casual titles'

Licensed 4U: '3DS needs our casual titles'

A line of fresh hidden object games can ignite the casual market on 3DS, says Licensed 4U.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 14th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
FEATURE: Have the supermarkets failed in pre-owned?

FEATURE: Have the supermarkets failed in pre-owned?

Last year, Argos, Asda and Tesco made headlines by accepting trade-ins.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 28th 2011 at 8:13AM in News

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Tesco fails to match Morrisons' Gears of War 3 offer

Tesco fails to match Morrisons' Gears of War 3 offer

It looks as if Morrisons’ will be the cheapest place to buy Gears of War 3 on the UK High Street tomorrow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 12:32PM in News
Morrisons prices Gears of War 3 at £25

Morrisons prices Gears of War 3 at £25

UK supermarket chain Morrisons has hit the magic £25 price point for tomorrow’s big global release Gears of War 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
Tesco cuts Deus Ex to £30

Tesco cuts Deus Ex to £30

Ahead of its UK release tomorrow, the UK’s supermarkets have hit the print press to promote their discounts on console and PC title Deus Ex: Human Revolution.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
£115 - 3DS price wars begin afresh

£115 - 3DS price wars begin afresh

With the official UK price cut coming up tomorrow, retail has started to show its hand regarding the levels to which it is prepared to cut the price of the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
UK retail braced for summer of woe

UK retail braced for summer of woe


The number of specialist games retailers is in free fall as the crisis on the High Street deepens.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 30th 2011 at 10:46AM in News
HMV's Fox calls for supermarket restrictions

HMV's Fox calls for supermarket restrictions

If left unchecked the ongoing expansion of supermarkets poses a serious threat to the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
High Street loses ground to supermarkets

High Street loses ground to supermarkets

Watch out GAME and HMV: supermarkets and online retailers are taking a bigger slice of the UK games software market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 13th 2011 at 1:30PM in News
‘It’s OK for indies to buy from supermarkets’

‘It’s OK for indies to buy from supermarkets’

There’s nothing wrong with independent retailers buying games from supermarkets and selling them at a premium, say UK distributors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2010 at 2:02PM in News
Ceasefire on Q4 price wars...

Ceasefire on Q4 price wars...

Anger over trade-ins is on the rise again, as retailers turn to pre-owned to drive sales this Christmas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 8:15AM in News