Nick Parker

Nick Parker

Nick Parker is an analyst in media group at IHS where he specializes in games.  He  has worked in the leisure software sector for 12 years in senior positions at Nintendo, Sony and most recently Infogrames. Following his role as Business Analysis Manager at Nintendo, Nick joined Sony Computer Entertainment Europe in 1995 where, as VP Strategic Planning, he held overall responsibility for the company's software catalogue management, sales forecasting and market research.

He was also responsible for the company's online strategy, overseeing the playstation-europe.com operation and both on and offline consumer databases and formulating the company's approach to future broadband technologies. Nick also provided a primary 'soundboard' to the executive for company strategic direction.

Moving to Infogrames in 2000, Nick took up the role of VP Global Strategic Planning at the companys Lyons HQ where he had a worldwide remit to assist in devising a new corporate business plan following a tough financial year for the group. He was also head of the companys European internet and broadband strategy, building global partnerships with broadband ISPs and telephone companies for games-on-demand services and overseeing the redesign of infogrames.com.


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Games Hardware Results H1 2017: PS4 and Switch drive growth, over H1 2016

Overall unit sell-through of consoles to consumers grew during the first half of 2017, compared to the same period in 2016, as a result of the launch of the Nintendo Switch and positive growth from the Sony’s PS4.

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Games Hardware Results Q1 2016: Overall Sales Volume Decline

This insight covers analysis of games hardware sales in Q1 2016 and compares sales volumes with 2015's performance.

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Games Console Hardware Q3 2015 Year-To-Date Sales Analysis

Analysis of year-to-date and first nine month games console hardware sales by platform and key territories. This is a client only update. Please sign in for the full analysis.

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