Entries in 'uk retail' (20)

Read our extensive interview with Bethesda's Pete Hines in the latest MCV

Read our extensive interview with Bethesda's Pete Hines in the latest MCV

This week's issue of MCV is a bumper edition, featuring interviews with Ginx TV, Bethesda and the men behind E3 1995.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2013 at 11:50AM in News
HMV suffers severe market share drop; Tesco up

HMV suffers severe market share drop; Tesco up

The number of HMV shoppers have almost halved over the last 12 weeks, claims retail analysts Kantar Worldpanel.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 10th 2013 at 12:40PM in News
UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

UK CHARTS: The Last of US is No.1

Sony's widely acclaimed PS3 thriller The Last of Us is the UK number one game this week.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 17th 2013 at 9:30AM in News
E3: Ubisoft boss says 'good chance' pre-owned games won't change

E3: Ubisoft boss says 'good chance' pre-owned games won't change

The major third-party publishers have yet to decide their strategy on pre-owned games - but Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has a hunch little will change.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 11th 2013 at 12:15AM in News

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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
UK consumers spent £2.9bn on games in 2012

UK consumers spent £2.9bn on games in 2012

Don't believe the doom-mongers - our latest research shows the games market is doing better than you think.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 7th 2013 at 10:10AM in News
Opinion: PwC last week suggested UK games retail halved - but that isn't true

Opinion: PwC last week suggested UK games retail halved - but that isn't true

Last week PricewaterhouseCoopers published what seems to be an inappropriate attack on games retail. 

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 7th 2013 at 8:20AM in News
UK retailers discuss next-gen consoles in this week's MCV

UK retailers discuss next-gen consoles in this week's MCV

This week's MCV – which is now available to view online – talks about E3 and the much anticipated launch of new games consoles.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:22PM in News

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UK retailers sell 2.2m boxed games in last big sales week before Christmas

UK retailers sell 2.2m boxed games in last big sales week before Christmas

UK boxed games retailers sold 2.23m video games last week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 24th 2012 at 10:10AM in News
3DS rises

Retail reports 3DS sell-outs

UK shops are reporting a sharp increase in 3DS sales.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 6th 2011 at 10:11AM in News
Big chill freezes UK games market

Big chill freezes UK games market

It's usually the biggest spending period for the games industry - but the last weekend before Christmas offered no growth for the UK games retail.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 20th 2010 at 2:47PM in News
OPINION: HMV's game ambitions

OPINION: HMV's game ambitions

Writing about HMV is a welcome change to all the doom and gloom surrounding retail at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 3:30PM in News

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Games hit hardest in entertainment slump

Games hit hardest in entertainment slump

Video games face the prospect of slipping back to third place in the UK entertainment race following a report showing that the sector has suffered bigger declines than either video ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2010 at 6:37PM in News
UK retail reports Easter sales bonanza

UK retail reports Easter sales bonanza

UK video game retailers enjoyed a bumper Easter last weekend, with software value up 29 per cent over the previous week.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 17th 2009 at 5:48PM in News
DSi sells 92,000 in two days

DSi sells 92,000 in two days

GfK-ChartTrack has confirmed to MCV that DSi sold 92,000 copies at UK retail over its opening weekend.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 7th 2009 at 11:57AM in News
GAME reports strong sales performance

GAME reports strong sales performance

GAME says its trading performance over the Christmas period has defied 'challenging trading conditions' showing a rise in group sales of 16 per cent.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 13th 2009 at 9:28AM in News

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Retail calls for uniform release day

Retail calls for uniform release day

Retailers have asked publishers to stick to Friday release dates in the wake of increased mid-week releases.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 17th 2008 at 12:37PM in News
UK retail hails GTA IV as 'event of 2008'

UK retail hails GTA IV as 'event of 2008'

The retail community is buzzing in anticipation of Grand Theft Auto IV’s release, following Rockstar’s confirmation of an April 29th release date – with many key figures from the trade ...
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 1st 2008 at 3:00PM in News
Christmas footfall down at UK retail

Christmas footfall down at UK retail

The latest data from the Retail Traffic Index from analyst firm SPSL shows that the number of people shopping throughout December was down 3.2 per cent compared to the same ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2008 at 11:06AM in News
Xmas shopping shows minimal footfall increase

Xmas shopping shows minimal footfall increase

Figures for the first week of Christmas retail have been released, and have shown that footfall only increased by 0.01 per cent year-on-year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2007 at 2:06PM in News