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Tesco opening 750 stores at midnight for FIFA 14 launch

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has detailed its promotional plans for the launch of FIFA 14. The blockbuster football title launches on Friday, and the supermarket will be selling the game from midnight from 750 of its shops. What’s more, Tottenham Hotspur captain Michael Dawson will be visiting Tesco’s Cheshunt store the …

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Tesco launches its own Android tablet

Tesco has entered the tablet market with the Hudl. Althoughearly rumours suggestedthe device would cost under 100, Tesco has revealed today that it will cost 119 and go on sale from September 30th. The device comes with a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor, 7-inch screen, 16GB of storage, front and rear-facing cameras …

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GTA V UK midnight launches balloon to almost 2,000

There will now be almost 2,000 stores opening on Monday night to herald the launch of Grand Theft Auto V. It could well be the biggest game of the year, in fact, the team over at GAME think it might be the biggest game launch of all time. And retailers …

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Tesco to debut Extra revamp in Watford next week

The Watford Extra brand of UK supermarket Tesco will re-open next week debuting the retailer’s brand new vision for its largest stores. It’s all part of Tesco’s decision to cut back on large store openings and even reduce the footage of some of its largest outlets. The Guardian reports that …

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HMV suffers severe market share drop; Tesco up

The number of HMV shoppers have almost halved over the last 12 weeks, claims retail analysts Kantar Worldpanel. The firm says that HMV has lost its place as the UK’s second biggest entertainment retailer (behind Amazon) to Tesco, which has been bolstered by gains in the DVD and Blu-ray space. …

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Tesco "scaling back" on consumer electronics

UK grocer Tesco has announced it is "scaling back" on consumer electronics as it focuses more on food, clothing and health and beauty products. It’s also providing less space in stores to other non-food categories like toys, stationery and home products such as gardening, DIY and car accessory goods. "We’re …

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Retail rallies behind Xbox One. Pre-orders ‘extremely high’

Critics attacked the reveal of Xbox One last week for a lack of games, too much TV content, and mixed messages on pre-owned. But despite the backlash, UK retailers have rallied behind the new device. Buyers told MCV this week that they believe Microsoft will prove its gaming credentials at …

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Tesco and Disney join forces to launch Iron Man 3 app

Iron Man 3 may lack the traditional licensed console game, but it has got an app courtesy of Disney… and Tesco. The Stark Armoury app is described as a new interactive Marvel experience that will have fans and families across the country enjoying a digital treasure hunt through Tesco stores …

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Charlotte Harrington named as new Tesco entertainment boss

The UK’s leading supermarket Tesco has named Charlotte Harrington as its new home entertainment and books boss. She was until this month working as Tesco’s multi-channel general merchandise boss – a position she had held since October 2012. Prior to that Harrington worked as Tesco’s toys, nursey and sport category …

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Supermarkets to swoop for HMV stores?

Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury’s are reportedly eyeing HMV outlets as a potential way to expand their own store counts. Earlier this week, restructuring firm Hilco acquired 120m of HMV’s debt, giving it control of the company. However, reports suggest Hilco only wants half of HMV’s 230 stores, meaning up to …

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