GAME plans to make December 8th a magical day for customers
on: December 5, 2008, 7:18 am
Release Author: GAME
Release Summary: GAME has announced a range of magical offerings
to coincide with the 8th of December, the busiest online shopping
day of the year
Release Body: GAME, the fast growing UK based
computer and video games retailer, has announced a range of special
promotions to coincide with Monday 8th December, the busiest online
shopping day of the year.
offerings will include the Magic 8 competition,
where eight lucky random customers will win their entire shopping
basket for free on the day. Other promotions, conducted in partnership
with affiliates, will offer a range of incentives from additional
discounts to extra points.
will also be some for-one-day-only deals which will include some
of this year's biggest titles. To find out which products will
be in the magical offering check back at GAME.co.uk on
Monday 8th December.
Croft, managing director of online business, said: "We're
committed to providing our customers with great value in the run
up to Christmas. We've been working hard to deliver a range of
promotions that gives everyone the chance to pick up some of the
must have Christmas gifts at amazing prices. For eight of our
customers, they will even get their whole order for free - an
early Christmas present from all of us at GAME.co.uk."
and more customers are shopping online," continued Croft.
"With a huge range of products and some exciting deals –
on popular formats such as xbox
360, Playstation 3
and Nintendo Wii - we're
fully prepared to help customers find everything they need in
time for Christmas."
IMRG, the leading industry body for global e-retailing,
is expecting £320 million to be spent online on the 8th
December, with the peak between 1pm and 2pm. It forecast that
UK shoppers will spend £13.16 billion online in the final
quarter of 2008, some £215 each.
is 15% higher than the same period a year ago, but the growth
is down from a 54% rise a year ago.
and suppliers will be under extreme pressure to price competitively
this year," said IMRG chief executive James
The predictions are drawn from
data obtained from 60 UK online retail sites.
GAME is a specialist European retailer of PC and video games,
video consoles and related accessories. GAME operates from over
1,162 stores, concessions and franchises in the UK, Eire, Sweden,
Denmark, Norway, Spain, Portugal, France and Australia. Together
with online shopping services, GAME aim to be the destination
of choice for every consumer. For further corporate information,
log onto www.gamegroup.plc.uk
and for the online store, log onto www.game.co.uk.
Head of Investor Relations and Group Communications