Entries in 'zavvi' (73)

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
Zavvi: ‘We're bigger than GAME’

Zavvi: ‘We're bigger than GAME’

High Street chain Zavvi celebrates its first birthday this week, and the firm has told MCV that its video game offering now rivals the range available at GAME.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 19th 2008 at 10:55AM in News
Zavvi MD becomes ERA Chairman

Zavvi MD becomes ERA Chairman

Zavvi managing director Simon Douglas has been elected chairman at the Entertainment Retailers’ Association for the next year.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 17th 2008 at 5:25PM in News
Online spearheads Zavvi growth

Online spearheads Zavvi growth

High Street retailer Zavvi has heralded a successful first year on the market by announcing strong improvements over the performance of the company it bought out in 2007 – Virgin ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2008 at 12:56PM in News

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Zavvi unleashes eye-catching 360 bundle

Zavvi unleashes eye-catching 360 bundle

Zavvi’s sales are rumbling on with yet another impressive in-store Xbox 360 bundle.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 26th 2008 at 10:51AM in News
Summer sales madness grips UK

Summer sales madness grips UK

Major retailers Play, Zavvi and HMV have slashed the prices on leading game software and hardware in time for the summer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 25th 2008 at 12:44PM in News
Zavvi unleashes 'UK's best ever entertainment sale'

Zavvi unleashes 'UK's best ever entertainment sale'

Zavvi, the entertainment retailer, is opening the doors on its first ever sale since the re-branding from Virgin Megastores in September 2007.

by Jonathon Harker
on Jun 24th 2008 at 2:51PM in News
Hundreds of real jobs in games… right here

Hundreds of real jobs in games… right here

News just in: Naomi Campbell has been sentenced to 200 hours community service after pleading guilty to flailing pathetically at two coppers in Heathrow airport.

by Tim Ingham
on Jun 20th 2008 at 6:34PM in News

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Zavvi offers free Live access with GTA IV

Zavvi offers free Live access with GTA IV

For two weeks from 4th April, all GTA IV pre-orders made with Zavvi will include free Xbox Live Gold membership for three months, plus a collectable GTA IV-themed limited edition ...
by Jonathon Harker
on Apr 4th 2008 at 3:22PM in News
360 bundle madness grips retail

360 bundle madness grips retail

Multiple retailers are offering Xbox 360 bundle deals to coincide with the today's price drop.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 14th 2008 at 9:51AM in News
OPINION: Zavvi rules out 'crazy discounting’

OPINION: Zavvi rules out 'crazy discounting’

High Street entertainment giant Zavvi is looking to snatch more online market share than ever in 2008 – but has ruled out taking part in price wars to achieve its ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 23rd 2008 at 10:59AM in News
Zavvi’s games space set to swell

Zavvi’s games space set to swell

Zavvi is to make significantly more space for games in-store after the category shone for the retailer during the Christmas period.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2008 at 11:51AM in News

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Zavvi offers GTA IV pre-order cards

Zavvi offers GTA IV pre-order cards

Entertainment retailer Zavvi is offering pre-order cards for highly anticipated Rockstar title Grand Theft Auto IV, ensuring customers receive a copy on the day of release.

by Andrew Wooden
on Jan 18th 2008 at 12:15PM in News
Games bucks retail downturn trend over Christmas

Games bucks retail downturn trend over Christmas

Whilst many across the retail community have been counting the cost of a disappointing Christmas period, the games market has seen yet another bumper festive period on the High Street.
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by Neil Long
on Jan 10th 2008 at 2:23PM in News
Zavvi boasts strong sales after debut Christmas

Zavvi boasts strong sales after debut Christmas

Zavvi has released results based on its first Christmas since it began trading under its new name, and reports a year on year sales rise comapared to Virgin Megastores’ 2006 ...
by Neil Long
on Jan 9th 2008 at 2:48PM in News
Games boost Virgin Megastores in US

Games boost Virgin Megastores in US

Though it only has ten remaining stores in North America, Virgin Megastores has announced Q4 growth of 11.5 per cent in the territory compared to the same period in the ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 4th 2008 at 10:56AM in News

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Zavvi unveils Nintendo zone

Zavvi unveils Nintendo zone

Entertainment retail chain Zavvi has teamed up with Nintendo to create a dedicated in-store area designed to promote the publisher’s consoles plus first and third party titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2007 at 11:09AM in News
Zavvi prepares debut TV campaign

Zavvi prepares debut TV campaign

With its previous identity now officially behind it, the newly born High Street and online retailer Zavvi is to be begin its first heavyweight marketing push on November 29th, ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 21st 2007 at 12:07PM in News
Zavvi completes ‘Fastest ever re-branding’ today

Zavvi completes ‘Fastest ever re-branding’ today

The huge Zavvi roll-out that will once and for all see the Virgin Megastore name disappear from the UK’s High Streets has today completed, with the retailer calling it the ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2007 at 11:04AM in News
Games the priority at Zavvi’s ‘mini E3’ retail conference

Games the priority at Zavvi’s ‘mini E3’ retail conference

Newly independent entertainment retail chain Zavvi has made a bold gesture of dedication to its games business by introducing a ‘mini E3’ at its annual Christmas conference.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2007 at 12:09PM in News
Zavvi outlines new identity

Zavvi outlines new identity

Zavvi, the new retailer to emerge following the buyout of Virgin Megastores, has unveiled its new logo – one that it says reflects its “dedication to being a truly multi-channel, ...
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by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2007 at 11:34AM in News
'New Virgin Megastores' targets games after MBO

'New Virgin Megastores' targets games after MBO

RETAIL stalwart Virgin Megastores is to disappear completely from the High Street in November – but the new group formed from its ashes wants to take on GAME in the ...
by Tim Ingham
on Sep 21st 2007 at 3:35PM in News
Virgin Megastores sold off in MBO

Virgin Megastores sold off in MBO

Zavvi Entertainment Group, headed up by existing Virgin Megastores MD Simon Douglas and finance director Steve Peckham, will operate all of the existing 125 UK and Irish stores and its ...
by Neil Long
on Sep 17th 2007 at 11:21AM in News