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Distributors Christmas opening hours

The following guide offers you the details on who is open when this Christmas. Print his page or click here to download a sexy PDF.Advantage0121 506 9585 Dec 13th to Dec 17th: 9am – 5.30pmDec 18th: 9am – 2.30pmDec 20th to Dec 23rd: 9am – 6pmDec 24th to Dec 28th: …

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Gem kicks off recruitment drive

Gem has announced it is hiring new executives as it reorganises its business in preparation for a busy 2011. The distributor plans to pull all of its divisions closer together by hiring dedicated vendor managers to work with newly-hired marketing executives, focusing operations into either business or leisure. Available positions …

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Indies applaud Gem support for Kinect

Independent retailers say they ultimately did not miss out when must-have Xbox 360 peripheral Kinect rolled out last week. Key specialists have praised Gem and Microsoft for their handling of stock allocations. Indie chain Grainger Games told MCV the launch of Kinect went exceptionally well, with in-store space dedicated to …

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Major expansion for Gem

Gem has announced a tactical restructure, opening a new warehouse facility, shuffling senior management and further expanding its presence in mainland Europe. The Group’s primary distribution division, Gem Logistics, has just opened the doors of a new warehouse site in Raunds, near Northampton. This new site is complementary to Gem’s …

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Gem signs 505 Games

Grease publisher 505 Games will have its titles distributed in the UK via Gem. The firm is one of the biggest DS publishers in the UK, thanks to the likes of the Cooking Mama series. Gem Logistics will handle its primary distribution, beginning with Grease on August 27th. We are thrilled …

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Funbox Media signs with Gem

Gem has signed an exclusive distribution deal with software publisher Funbox Media that will see the distie stocking new titles such as North American Hunting Extravaganza. The partnership means Gem will be providing the publisher’s PC, Wii and Nintendo DS titles via both primary and secondary distribution. Barry Hatch, MD …

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GamesAid nets £50k in one night

GamesAid raised a staggering 50,000 with a single event at last night’s 3rd Annual Golf & Spa Day fundraiser. The sell-out event was organised by Gem Distribution and held at The Grove in Watford. A variety of fund-raising activities were held, including a live auction for a signed England shirt …

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Gem partners with Mindscape

Distributor Gem has announced an exclusive partnership with French publisher Mindscape that will see its upcoming games distributed across the UK. The first game to be included in the deal will be Wii karaoke title U-Sing Girls Night which hits retail on June 18th. We are thrilled to be working …

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Gem launches Xbox indie portal

Gem has launched a brand new Xbox microsite for independent retail, MCV can reveal. The website is constantly updated and features release information, trailers, reviews, online exclusive promotions and more. The site has been set up so Xbox and Gem can give more support to its independent accounts. Those who …

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PS3 Motion Control details incoming

With much of the world’s games industry gearing up for GDC in San Francisco this week, the number of rumours doing the rounds is rapidly increasing – and there’s plenty being said about Sony’s Motion Controller. Chief amongst the talk, VG247 claims to have word that Sony will tomorrow go …

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