Supermarket sales for the 12 weeks to August 11 year-on-year were flat as tough comparisons with 2018’s strong summer continued, according to Kantar.
Physical entertainment fell 19% in the 12 weeks to 30 June 2019, according to Kantar, which blamed falling shopper numbers and a lack of big-name release in the music, film and gaming sections.
UK consumers spent more than £100 million a week on digital music, video and games in the first half of 2019, according to latest data from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).
With a digital-only offering still in the pipeline, Virgin Media Store continues to see strong demand for its digital and disc offering but has been unable to benefit from industry-wide digital promotions. Christopher Barrett talks to the service’s Senior Manager Adrian Zak about the way ahead for the platform.
Monday marks the beginning of Christmas shopping season, according to eBay.