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Epay: The rise of selling points cards

Epay regional director EMEA Jason Thompson talks us through the future of digital products on the High Street. Why are products like digital points cards becoming such a popular product for retailers to stock? The shift from physical boxed product to digital is well under way with Point of Sale …

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PS4 gets £20 price cut

The PS4 has received its first price cut of note by one UK retailer. GameStop is currently offering a solo PS4 pack – including console and controller – for just 329.97. That’s 20 off the normal selling price. Last month Zavvi cut 20 off the price of the Xbox One, …

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New PS4 stock arrives at GameStop

The PS4 is back in stock at GameStop, but the retailer warns quantities are limited. The company announces that Sony’s next-gen console is available again in both its online store and physical shops—but don’t expect the new arrivals to last. [We’re] selling out of the consoles just as quickly as …

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Multichannel sales surge as GameStop reports festive growth

GameStop has reported like-for-like sales growth of 10.2 per cent for the nine weeks ending January 4th. That breaks down as 7.1 per cent growth in the US and 17.4 per cent internationally. The chain’s total global sales were up 9.3 per cent year-on-year at $3.15bn. New hardware sales, unsurprisingly, …

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GameStop stock drops in wake of PlayStation Now reveal

Sony’s recent PlayStation Now announcement has resulted in a significant negative impact on GameStop’s stock. Games Industry reports the retailer’s shares dropped nearly nine per cent in the wake of Sony’s cloud-gaming service reveal, with investors apparently unhappy with the news. Conversely, Sony and third-party companies that publish on PlayStation …

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GameStop: 2.3m customers still waiting for PS4

GameStop has announced its allocation of PS4 consoles has run dry, and still some 2.3m customers are waiting for new stock to arrive. Game Informer reports the retailer revealed the figure during an earnings call yesterday, following the release of its Q3 financial report. The firm also stated that it …

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Q3 sales up 20.5% at GameStop as grand Theft Auto V and 3DS star

GameStop has reported a strong set of numbers for the quarter ending November 2nd. The world’s largest games retailer has reported a like-for-like sales increase of 20.5 per cent for the period, well ahead of forecasted levels. Net earnings grew 45.3 per cent to $68.6m. New game sales grew 43.1 …

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Trade-ins rocket at GameStop as next-gen fever arrives

GameStop has said that software and hardware trade-ins increased by a factor of four the weekend before PS4 launched in the US. Many consumers arrived in stores with their entire libraries with them, forcing some outlets to stay open well beyond trading to get the credit processed in time for …

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GameStop recruiting 17,000 extra staff for Christmas in US

17,000 additional workers will be hired by GameStop in the US for work over the Christmas period. The games retailer is currently on the hunt for in-store game advisors, consumer electronic technicians for its refurbishment operation centre and warehouse personnel to work at the company’s two distribution centres. The majority …

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Call of Duty: Ghosts "on track" to be most pre-ordered game of the year

US retailer GameStop has said that Activision’s Call of Duty: Ghosts could still prove to be 2013’s biggest game. "Call of Duty is an entertainment juggernaut and cultural phenomenon. We are excited for the upcoming release of the new installment of this blockbuster franchise, Call of Duty: Ghosts," the retailer’s …

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