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Xbox 360 drops below £150

An aggressive price promotion from the UK’s leading retailer Tesco has seen Microsoft’s Xbox 360 drop below the 150 barrier for the first time. The supermarket chain if offering an Xbox 360 Arcade machine, which includes a wireless joypad, 256MB memory card, component cable and five Xbox Live Arcade titles, …

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Supermarkets face fresh restrictions

Fresh planning restrictions, designed to stem local dominance of individual supermarkets, is to be unveiled this week, according to the Metro newspaper. The Competition Commission’s chairman, Peter Freeman, has been conducting a two-year inquiry into the grocery sector, which is reportedly worth 95 billion. Freeman is expected to set out …

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Tesco rules online roost

Tesco Direct has retained the top spot in a table of 100 retail websites, with a score of 8 out of 10 for January. A list of 100 retail websites has been compiled by the Retail Bulletin and SiteMorse, with the first 125 pages of each retailer’s website being tested …

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UK retail hails GTA IV as ‘event of 2008’

The retail community is buzzing in anticipation of Grand Theft Auto IV’s release, following Rockstar’s confirmation of an April 29th release date – with many key figures from the trade voicing confidence in the title’s record-smashing ability. As with previous GTA releases, GTA IV will be the benchmark for all …

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Tesco to open department store chain

Supermarket giant Tesco plans to build a chain of department stores in town centres across the country, designed to rival the likes of Debenhams, Marks and Spencer and BHS, according to a document obtained by Property Week. The shops will concentrate on non-food ranges such as clothing, homewares and toys. …

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Tesco sets sights on games in 08

Retail superpower Tesco is planning yet more growth in the video games market with heavy investment in online and in-store operations throughout 2008. And in a move likely to enrage indies, it has vowed to continue selling cut-price games. After a flourishing year in 2007, which saw Tesco smash sales …

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Tesco cancels £35 Xbox 360 orders

Quick-thinking retailers and consumers that moved to snap up the Xbox 360 console bundle available for just 33.24 have had their orders cancelled. As reported by MCV yesterday, the offer was available for a short time at the supermarket’s online retail site. Anyone that placed an order was sent the …

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Xbox 360 on sale for under £35

Tesco has been selling an Xbox 360 hardware bundle including Forza Motorsport 2, Viva Pinata and a wireless control pad for 34.99. Tesco would not comment when contacted earlier – but Microsoft has told MCV that it believes it is an administrative error. Virgin and Woolworths were also rumoured to …

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Tesco and Asda go early on Halo 3 too?

Several readers contacted MCV to state that some Asda and Tesco stores have started selling Halo 3 early (game and receipt pictured). The latest twist in the tale comes just a few days after Argos went early , blaming the error on its store staff. We’re talking about very, very …

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Tesco and Asda go early on Halo 3 too?

Several readers contacted MCV to state that some Asda and Tesco stores have started selling Halo 3 early (game and receipt pictured). The latest twist in the tale comes just a few days after Argos went early , blaming the error on its store staff. We’re talking about very, very …

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