Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Cotswold Company appoints outgoing HMV CEO Ian Topping as chairman

HMV chief executive Ian Topping has been appointed to chairman of The Cotswold Company alongside current owners True. The Cotswold Company announced this week that...
Game

Game revenues dip as it shifts focus to gaming arenas

Game Digital has seen its shares jump despite revealing a slight dip in revenues as it shifts its focus towards its Belong arenas

HMV and Game show “impressive” sales amid struggling market

HMV and Game have both boosted their physical entertainment market share despite the sector struggling overall.
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Disney launches new “virtual department store”

The European arm of Disney has launched shopDisney, a brand new direct-to-consumer ecommerce website dubbed as a "virtual Disney department store".

Games Workshop shares drop 6% despite huge jump in revenue

Games Workshop has continued to post runaway sales and profit figures meeting both its own and analysts expectations.
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Amazon reveals record $2.5bn profit jump

Amazon has posted a record profit of $2.5 billion (£1.9 billion) for its second quarter of 2018. Operating income rose to $3 billion (£2.2 billion)...
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Build-A-Bear CEO apologises for manic crowds amid controversial promotion

The chief executive of Build-A-Bear Workshop has apologised for a one-day sales event that sparked anger and safety concerns.
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Extreme crowds for Build-A-Bear promotion sparks safety warning

Build-A-Bear told customers to avoid visiting stores after a "Pay Your Age" event prompted "extreme crowds" and safety concerns.

Ticketmaster reveals data breach affecting 40,000 Brits

Ticketmaster has disclosed a hack that compromised the payment and personal details of tens of thousands of British customers.

Hornby shares dive as losses grow to £10.1m

Toy retailer Hornby has seen shares dive nearly 20 per cent this morning following not unexpected reports of major losses.

Feature Resource

What will your workforce want and need,  now and in the...

Today's on-demand consumer mentality means businesses now operate in an ‘always-on’ economy. To meet customer demand for 24/7 access to products and services, businesses...