Friday, October 15, 2021
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Why HMV is expanding stores in today’s digital world

Retail Gazette talks to HMV to find out the reasons for its recent expansion plans in an age of online shopping.
The Entertainer Gary Grant founder profile CEO interview

Big Interview: Gary Grant, Founder, The Entertainer

The Entertainer was founded in 1981 by Gary Grant, when he was just 22. Since then, The Entertainer has grown to over 170 stores (...)
Sainsbury’s is donating over £1 million across several charities, businesses and social enterprises that support the Black community3.7% this morning amid hopes that Fortress may turn its attention to another UK grocer.

Sainsbury’s to scrap CDs and DVDs from stores

Sainsbury's has decided to stop selling CDs and DVDs as streaming services continue to affect sales of the products.
HMV to reopen shop in Liverpool in a different location

HMV to reopen Liverpool shop in a different location

HMV is set to re-open in a different location in Liverpool after it shut down its Liverpool One store earlier this month.

Superdrug to see sales of hangover cures soar as England reaches Euro Cup final

Superdrug has found that hangover cures flew off its shelves following England's win against Ukraine in the Euro Cup, and now expects a similar boost from Wednesday's semi-final.
Music Magpie reports strong growth in profits and sales following its recent float on London’s junior market.

MusicMagpie half year performance in line with expectations

Just weeks after launching on the stock market, MusicMagpie has said its half year performance has been in line with expectations.
Bargain Max secures 7-figure funding to invest in expansion plans

Bargain Max eyes expansion after securing 7-figure funding

Bargain Max is set to push on with an ambitious expansion strategy after it secured a seven-figure funding package from HSBC UK.
Games Workshop hands £12m to staff after bumper year

Games Workshop hands £12m to staff after bumper year

annual pre-tax profits were set to nearly double to at least £150 million, up from £89 million the previous year
The Entertainer launches first store In Spain

The Entertainer launches first store In Spain

The Entertainer has opened its first store in Spain, following a rebrand of its Poly store in Valencia.
Gear4music trading update covid-19 pandemic

Gear4music sales smash £157m as Brits turn to musical instruments

Gear4music has witnessed a full year sales rise of 31 per cent to £157.5 million thanks to an increase in people playing musical instruments during Covid-19 lockdowns.

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