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Nvidia Shield delayed day before launch, set for July release

Nvidia Shield delayed day before launch, set for July release

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On the eve of its launch, the release of Nvidia's Shield console has been pushed back due to a mechanical issue.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 27th 2013 at 11:59AM
Opinion: Most people do not shop in Shoreditch

Opinion: Most people do not shop in Shoreditch

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Mark Needham discuses the recent success of Fitbit One and where wearable technology is selling…

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2013 at 2:46PM
UK forecast to lose additional 400,000 retail jobs over next five years

UK forecast to lose additional 400,000 retail jobs over next five years

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The doom and gloom surrounding the UK High Street is set to continue as analysts predict further job losses and store closures.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:31PM
Former Comet owner hopes to buy back retailer's tax losses

Former Comet owner hopes to buy back retailer's tax losses

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Former Comet owner Hailey Acquisitions could profit from the retailer’s tax losses.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 24th 2013 at 1:01PM

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Centerprise acquires PC and gaming brand YOYOTech

Centerprise acquires PC and gaming brand YOYOTech

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Centerprise International announced today that it's acquired certain assets of Antech Direct Ltd (In Liquidation), including the multi-award winning brand YOYOTech.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 20th 2013 at 12:35PM
Soapbox: Stop pointing the finger at online retailers

Soapbox: Stop pointing the finger at online retailers

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Every month we invite a member of the industry to anonymously air their grievances about whatever winds them up...

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 20th 2013 at 12:11PM
'A good year for Dixons,' says group boss James

'A good year for Dixons,' says group boss James

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Dixons Retail, owner of PC World and Currys, has revealed strong sales in its financial results for the year ending April 30th, 2013.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 20th 2013 at 9:44AM
HMV to return to original 1921 Oxford Street store

HMV to return to original 1921 Oxford Street store

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Hilco is in negotiations to move HMV into 363 Oxford Street, where the first His Master’s Voice shop was opened in 1921.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:51AM

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Argos boasts 'good start to the year'

Argos boasts 'good start to the year'

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Argos says it has had "a good start to the year" after posting a small sales rise for the 13 weeks ending June 1st, 2013.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:24AM
The Hut Group turns a profit

The Hut Group turns a profit

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Online retailer The Hut Group, which includes entertainment brand Zavvi.com, has revealed strong sales for 2012 and may now be considering floatation. 

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 17th 2013 at 10:06AM
Tesco appoints Blinkbox founder as group digital chief

Tesco appoints Blinkbox founder as group digital chief

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Michael Cornish, founder of video-on-demand service Blinkbox, has been promoted to group digital chief at Tesco as the supermarket seeks to expand its raft of online entertainment products.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 11th 2013 at 2:23PM
VIP launches new retail partner programme

VIP launches new retail partner programme

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UK distributor VIP Computers has today launched a new incentive programme for independent retailers called the VIP Club.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on Jun 6th 2013 at 4:36PM

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YOYOTech enters voluntary liquidation

YOYOTech enters voluntary liquidation

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It appears that custom PC builder and independent retailer YOYOTech has gone into liquidation.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 6th 2013 at 4:21PM
Is social media useful for retailers?

Is social media useful for retailers?

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Can using social media sites from Facebook to Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest and beyond really translate into sales for retailers?

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 6th 2013 at 11:10AM
Tech stores urged to get involved with Independent Retailer Month

Tech stores urged to get involved with Independent Retailer Month

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Indie PC and technology store owners are being encouraged to take part in Independent Retailer Month in July.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 5th 2013 at 11:33AM
Tesco hit by fall in consumer electronics sales

Tesco hit by fall in consumer electronics sales

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Tesco’s latest financial statement shows a fall in like-for-like sales of one per cent in the 13 weeks ending May 25th.

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 5th 2013 at 10:09AM

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Analysis: Are online marketplaces heaven or hell for retailers?

Analysis: Are online marketplaces heaven or hell for retailers?

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Online marketplaces should be win-win marketplaces. They provide retailers who don’t want to build their own ecommerce site with a cheap way to get online. For those with already established ...

Helen French
by Helen French
on Jun 3rd 2013 at 10:13AM
PCR top stories of the week

PCR top stories of the week

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We take a look at the most popular stories this week, including the return of the Windows Start button and the end of the Curiosity Cube.

Laura Barnes
by Laura Barnes
on May 31st 2013 at 10:28AM
PCR Boot Camp: More challenges ahead for PC dealers, but retailers should play to their strengths

PCR Boot Camp: More challenges ahead for PC dealers, but retailers should play to their strengths

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Yesterday 250 technology retailers and resellers from across the UK visited PCR Boot Camp with the goal of learning, networking, seeing new products and improving business.

Helen French
by Helen French
on May 30th 2013 at 1:02PM
PCR Boot Camp: How to maximise sales in-store

PCR Boot Camp: How to maximise sales in-store

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The second panel session during the conference at PCR Boot Camp today focused on maximising sales in-store.

Helen French
by Helen French
on May 29th 2013 at 12:47PM