Saturday, February 24, 2018

HMV to close 66 stores

Administrators for embattled entertainment retailer HMV are to close 66 loss-making stores in a move that will affect some 930 staff, it has been...

HMV sells G-A-Y Group to nightclub Founder

Entertainment retailer HMV has sold its majority stake in the G-A-Y Group to G-A-Y nightclub Founder Jeremy Joseph, it has been announced. In what...

HMV to close up to 100 stores

Entertainment retailer HMV is to close as many as 100 stores, causing some 1,500 redundancies, it has been reported today. Last week, the company,...

HMV administrators announce 190 redundancies

Administrators for entertainment retailer HMV have today confirmed 190 redundancies across its head office and distribution network though stressed that all stores remain open...

Amazon entertainment market share soars

Pure play e-tailer Amazon increased its share of the entertainment market in the run-up to Christmas, outperforming ailing rival HMV, new figures released today...

Hilco acquires HMV debt

Private equity and restructuring specialists Hilco has acquired the debt of troubled entertainment retailer HMV, it is understood. According to The Financial Times, Hilco...

HMV to honour gift vouchers

Administrators for entertainment retailer HMV have confirmed today that the group will be honouring gift vouchers after claiming last week that the vouchers were...

129 Blockbuster stores to close

Entertainment retailer Blockbuster is to close 129 stores over the coming weeks, following its collapse into administration last Wednesday. Business advisory firm Deloitte, appointed...

Comment: Bring the Theatre Back to UK Toy Stores

During a recent trip to the US I visited a number of toy stores and at each was struck by the in-store experience. It...

HMV enters administration and suspends shares

Entertainment retailer HMV has appointed administrators and suspended shares as weak trading conditions forced the company from the high street, it has been confirmed...

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