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Westcoast Retail signs UK distribution deals with MSI, Gigabyte and Steelseries

UK distributor Westcoast Retail has signed three new deals with MSI, Gigabyte and SteelSeries, the company has announced. Westcoast will now be the preferred distribution partner for the UK market for all three companies, strengthening its position in the gaming sector. The company already works with several top tech brands, …

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Diablo III accessories go on sale

A branded mouse, headset and mats have hit shelves well ahead of the release of Blizzard’s PC RPG Diablo III. The officially licensed periperals from SteelSeries are being distributed in the UK by EntaTech, Gem and Interactive Ideas. They arrive ahead of the anticipated PC game which is due Q1 …

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Open vs exclusive distribution

Leading UK distribution firms are torn between open distribution and exclusive deals. Open distribution allows multiple firms to deliver the same product, while exclusive deals usually concern a publisher, manufacturer or developer who opt for just one distributor to supply its product to retail. The findings come from MCV’s latest …

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Retail told to pass on VAT increase

Major UK distributors have advised games retailers of new SRPs to accommodate next month’s VAT increase, confirming that trade prices will not be lowered. Earlier this month retail pleaded with suppliers to lower their trade prices so as to remove pressure to lower margins. If this isn’t done, retailers may …

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