Wednesday, March 20, 2019

OpCapita buyout saves over 3,000 Game Group jobs

Video games retailer Game Group has been acquired by private investment firm OpCapita in a deal worth £50 million, it was revealed yesterday. The...

HMV strengthens gaming team

Entertainment retailer HMV Group has filled a vacant position in its video games team, it was announced today. Mike Fethers joins the retailer as...

Game Group formally enters administration

Failed video games retailer Game Group has announced today that it has officially entered into administration after no deal to save the business could...

Game Group to appoint administrators

Beleaguered video games retailer Game Group has announced today that it intends to appoint an administrator after failing to turn the business around. The...

“A number of parties” interested in HMV Live

Struggling entertainment retailer HMV has confirmed today that several companies have expressed an interest in acquiring its live events business HMV Live. HMV posted...
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HMV offers first Reading & Leeds festival tickets

Tickets to the Reading & Leeds 2012 music festival will go on sale at selected HMV stores an hour before the official release, it...

Game Group teeters on the brink

Video games retailer Game Group has issued a statement this morning admitting that its current negotiations with suppliers & lenders may not be enough...

Game Group loses EA as a supplier

The future of video games retailer Game Group looks increasingly uncertain, as it emerged today that its key supplier Electronic Arts (EA) will no...

Amazon has 22% of entertainment market in the UK

In the last 12 months online giant Amazon has overtaken high street favourite HMV to become the UK‘s leading entertainment retailer, new research published...

Game Group given lifeline by its lenders

Entertainment retailer Game Group is now likely to meet the banking covenant tests later this month that it feared it would fail, after confirming...

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Retailers Guide to Consumer Behaviour in Peak Season Trading

Poq's latest research sheds light on online consumer behaviour during the “Golden Quarter” in 2018. From acquiring users to nurturing them to be the...