Tag: High Street
E-commerce shores up faltering High Street, claims ParcelHero
Retail rise just ‘dead cat bounce’, claims ParcelHero
Only 1 in 3 will return to high street once Lockdown ends
eBay launches pop up shop with QR code shopping. Is this the future for retail?
By Becca Caddy Over the past few years we've seen QR codes everywhere, on food, clothes and even gravestones. Yes, we said gravestones. Well this Christmas, we'll be seeing hundreds of them on all kinds of clothes, gifts and furniture…
Dan would like his girlfriend to know that Zavvi is knocking out Xbox 360s for £99
That’s a saving of £30 over the newer, cheaper RRP of £129 that only took effect in September, a saving which Dan’s girlfriend could then put toward buying Dan a copy of GTA IV to go with it. Dan’s girlfriend would then be left in peace to watch EastEnders while Dan spends hours creating a Dan-like Avatar on Christmas Day.
The Zavvi Xbox 360 madness sale has also seen the price of the regular machine with its 60GB hard drive slashed from £169 to £149, with the price of the Elite CRASHING by…
End of an era: grab a tech bargain at Woolworths this weekend
Even if you’ve been trying to ignore the bleak economic news of recent months, instead choosing to count the £10.54 worth of pennies you have hidden in a large jar under your bed, you’ll likely be aware that retail institution Woolworths is about to die.
To go out with a bang, the administrator has announced that Woolworths will begin an up-to-50% sale this weekend in all its UK stores.
The biggest discounts will be on toys and greetings cards, but apparently entertainment goods will also be discounted, so perhaps Woolies is the place to go if you’ve got any cash and want to buy a cheaper telly or games console…
Brits buying more games than music on the high street
Statistics from the Entertainment Retailers’ Association reveals that in the UK, revenue from sales of video games is topping that of music sales for the first time. Video games are now the second most valuable entertainment market at £1,719m, still trailing the DVD market at £2,164m but rapidly closing the gap.
Dell's DSG deal sees range of PCs coming to the UK high street
Dell has signed a deal with DSG International which will see a range of its PCs become available in PC World, Currys, Currys.digital, and Dixons Online, as well as a number of European stores linked to the Group.
It’s the European leg of Dell’s move to get away from the “we don’t sell in the shops” strategy that has served them for the last 20 years…