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Nokia and Sony Ericsson report grim results

Two of the biggest mobile phone firms foolish enough not to have invented the iPhone have delivered very bad news this morning, with both Nokia and Sony Ericsson suffering declines in sales and revenues. Nokia has posted revenues of €9.9 billion for Q2’09, down 25 per cent year-on-year, but up …

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Tescos UK sales up 4.3 per cent

The UK’s biggest retailer Tesco has posted another strong set of numbers for the 13 weeks ending May 30th 2009 that show both domestic and international growth. Like-for-like UK sales for the period were up 4.3 per cent excluding petrol, with total growth reaching 9.3 per cent. Tesco’s non-food business …

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Like-for-like declines at GameStop

Though questions regarding gaming’s resilience to the recession are being asked with increasing frequency, GameStop has posted year-on-year gains for the quarter ending May 2nd – though the all important like-for-like numbers showed a slight decline. Net earnings for the period hit $70.4m, a year-on-year increase of 13.4 per cent. …

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Future H1 profit drops 70%

Future Publishing has revealed a year-on-year drop of 70 per cent in pre-tax Group profits for the first six months of its fiscal year. However, the UK office enjoyed a three per cent profit rise in the period, as the firm faced tough market conditions in the US. The Group …

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Record profits once again for Nintendo

In contrast to some of the severe losses suffered by the world’s biggest publishers last year, Wii and DS platform holder Nintendo has posted record numbers for its financial year ending March 31st. Full-year profits hit YEN 279.1bn ($2.8bn), an increase on the YEN 257.3bn seen in the year before. …

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Annual EA losses pass $1bn

North American based publisher EA has reported a GAAP net loss of $1.088bn for the year ending March 31st 2009 – an increase of over 100 per cent compared to the $454m loss in the same period the year before. Revenue for the period hit $4.212bn, up 15 per cent …

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US: Record results for GameStop

The games industry continues to demonstrate its resilience to the tough global economic climate with news that North American based games retailer GameStop enjoyed its eighth straight year of growth in 2008. Full-year results for the fiscal year ending January 31st 2009 saw like-for-like sales climb 12.3 per cent for …

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Argos sales better than expected

Catalogue retail specialist Argos has posted sales figures above what most were expecting, stating that whilst the year ahead will be tough it expects to maintain a strong position on the High Street. For the eight weeks until the end of 2008, Argos saw like-for-like sales decline 1.6 per cent. …

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GameStop enjoys growth in 2008

Leading US video games retailer GameStop has announced strong results for its 2008 fiscal year – and it predicts that it will see the same again in 2009. Total sales for the year ending January 30th hit $8.8bn – a 24 per cent increase on the same period the year …

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NCsoft profits fall in 2008

Korean MMO specialist NCsoft has recorded a fall in both operating profit and net profit for its 2008 fiscal year, though its results for the final quarter of the year were all positive, leading to a strong outlook for 2009. Fiscal 2008 operating profit fell 15 per cent year-on-year to …

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