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ShopTo.net doubles warehouse capacity

Leading independent online games retailer ShopTo.net has doubled its warehouse capacity as we enter the busy Q4 period. It means that in the region of 1,600 items are now available in its under five minute dispatch” offer. It says that system makes ShopTo the fastest dispatch company in the games …

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Indie up for business award

New online retailer Hitari has been shortlisted in the Nectar Business Small Business Awards 2011. The games specialist is in the running for Start-Up of the Year. Founder Kamal Hitari set up the business so he could work from home and look after his son who was born with a rare …

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HMV shares tumble over credit concerns

Shares in HMV Group have dipped 8.5 per cent after it emerged insurance on its goods have been cut. A big UK distributor admitted its sales to HMV are now uninsured, reports the BBC. The reason behind this was not revealed. In a statement HMV said: Credit insurers are reviewing …

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GameTail derailed

Having hit the headlines earlier this month thanks to an ambitious launch that involved selling key titles such as Halo reach for heavily discounted prices, online retailer GameTail has been forced to refund orders and cancel its full launch until 2011. Citing a dispute with PayPal, GameTail has already refunded …

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APB in retail refund row

Anyone seeking a refund on the now-defunct PC MMO title APB should speak to the retailer from whom they purchased the game, the administrator handling the closure of developer Realtime Worlds has stated. The Dundee-based studio went into administration in August following the critical and commercial failure of the game, …

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Gametail plans to conquer Europe

New online retailer Gametail is already preparing aggressive expansion across the continent – just a week after making waves with cut-price promotions Gametail generated a lot of buzz this week with one-day-only bargain deals (including Halo: Reach for 31.99) used to trail its brand before official opening. The company doesn’t …

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2010 proving tough for GAME

GAME has released its trading update for the year-to-date in 2010 and it shows that the retailer continues to struggle in the face of what it describes as a continental High Street that continues to be challenging”, though it does claim to have outperformed the wider market. In the UK …

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AUS: Redundancies at GAME

Following a troubled few months at its UK operations, a number of redundancies have been made at the Australian arm of video games retailer GAME. In addition, the chain has reshuffled a number of key executive positions and has plans to close several of its outlets. MCV has been lead …

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AUS: Redundancies at GAME

Following a troubled few months at its UK operations, a number of redundancies have been made at the Australian arm of video games retailer GAME. In addition, the chain has reshuffled a number of key executive positions and has plans to close several of its outlets. MCV has been lead …

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Best Buy launching games mag

Having enjoyed a record-breaking start to its life in the UK, it is now being claimed that retailer Best Buy is to launch an official in-store games magazine across its chain of North American stores. The claims come from the Facebook account of Andy Eddy, as spotted by The Game …

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