Saturday, August 18, 2018

Gameseek quietly enters liquidation owing swathes of customers money

Online video game retailer Gameseek has quietly fallen into liquidation, leaving dozens of customers without refunds.
Games Workshop

Games Workshop continues flawless performance as profits expected to beat expectations

Games Workshop has said it expects its profits for the full year to come above expectations.

Smyths buys up every former Toys R Us store in 3 countries

Smyths has pounced on Toys R Us’ store network across central Europe, buying up 93 stores shops across three countries.
Toys R Us

Over 2000 redundancies imminent as Toys R Us closes final stores

Toys R Us is set to finish its UK wind down within the next two weeks as it announces the imminent closure of its remaining sites

Foyles blames business rates rise & footfall decline as it swings back to red

Foyles has blamed higher business rates, terrorist attacks and a shop flood after it swung back into the red in 2017.

HMV CEO Ian Topping resigns

HMV chief executive Ian Topping is poised to depart the business later this year after five years in the role.
Game update

Game pre-tax profit plummets 25% despite sales uptick

Game's half-year profits have taken a serious hit thanks to nosediving declines in its core retail operations.
The Entertainer full year

The Entertainer books 37% full-year profit growth

The Entertainer has defied the doom and gloom facing the toy retail sector after posting growth in full-year profits and sales.

98 jobs lost as Toys R Us closes distribution centre

Toys R Us’ UK distribution centre closed today making nearly 100 staff redundant as the failed retailer continues wind down
Toys R Us US

30,000 jobs under threat as Toys R Us US collapses

Toys R Us US arm has announced that it will close all 885 of its stores jeopardizing more than 30,000 jobs.

Feature Resource

The retail CMO’s guide to Christmas 2018

Things are tough in retail right now. Administrations, Amazon, CX, AI, a weak's a lot. But we’re here to spread some Christmas cheer. The retail...