The UK based online retailer Gameseek has gone into liquidation. Many orders with the company remain unfulfilled, leading to customer dissatisfaction and complaints.
The retail sector of the games industry has changed quite a lot over the last 12 months. Now with the Wal-Mart-owned Asda looking to merge with Asda the face of retail in the games industry could change once again.
After talks with prospective buyers failed to secure a sale, Maplin, one of the UK’s largest electronics retailers has gone into administration.
Toys R Us UK has gone into administration today. Unfortunately since a buyer for the company couldn’t be found administrators have been brought in to begin to wind Toys R US UK down in an orderly fashion.
Following the financial issues of the US parent company the UK subsidiary of Toys R Us has been put up for sale. This leaves over 3,000 jobs in the UK at risk as the future of the franchise in the UK is now uncertain.