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Amazon takes 25% share of UK music, game, DVD sales

Monday 26 January 2015 | 10:04 CET | News
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Amazon had a 25.6 percent share of the UK's physical sales of music, games and DVDs in the Christmas 2014 shopping period, reports the Independent, citing figures from Kantar Worldpanel. Tesco came second with 14.7 percent and HMV third with 13.9 percent. Asda was the biggest loser in game and music sales, down 3.4 percentage points in a year to a 9.5 percent share. Game Digital saw the most growth in market share, 1.4 points, but it issued a profit warning after having sold too many games cheaply on Black Friday. Consumers' average online spending grew by 6 percent this Christmas, but the

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon
Countries: United Kingdom
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