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UK pre-owned games market made more than £79m last year According to an article on MCV, more than £79m was generated from pre-owned game sales for the year ending February 16th 2014. Almost a third of UK gamers bought at least one second-hand title over the last year. This research shows there is still plenty …

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Repairing and selling pre-owned is arguably the most profitable thing you can do with your machine, but what should you be thinking about to maximise your resale prices and local reputation? Buying stock: When buying back stock from the public, these factors should affect the price you should pay: The condition of the disc and …

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  Further to his pre-Christmas news article, GAME Group CEO, Ian Shepherd, has revealed that more than half of GAME’s customers use trade-ins to fund purchases of new titles, and its pre-owned offer was a key driver in all company sales over the competitive Christmas period: “Around 50 to 60 per cent of the time, …

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After talks and trials, we recently won a nationwide contract with Asda to supply 235 of their stores with our best-selling disc repair machines. Following a successful trial of a trade in and pre-owned games service in 25 stores, Asda gave the go-ahead to supply the machines for the full roll-out. Asda’s service enables customers …

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MCV recently reported that trading damaged and used games has gone mainstream in the UK, with the number of outlets offering pre-owned increasing by 1000 stores in 2010. This increase is partly due to the fact that supermarkets like ASDA and Tesco are getting in on the action. Whilst some are fearful of the competition, …

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