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...

Morrisons launches Ant and Dec ad campaign

TV presenters Ant and Dec are to be the stars of Morrisons‘ 2013 advertising campaign, after the retailer signed a deal with ITV. Morrisons...

Very becomes Big Brother partner

Online retailer Very has signed a deal with Channel 5, partnering it with reality show Big Brother for the whole of 2013. The deal,...

Digital entertainment sales hit £1bn

Digital entertainment sales broke through the £1 billion barrier for the first time in 2012, recent figures from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) have...

Entertainer customers donate £250,000 to charity

Customers shopping at The Entertainer have donated more than £250,000 to the toy retailer‘s charity partners using an electronic ‘spare change‘ donation system. Pennies,...

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Visual Transformation: Creating High-Impact Customer Experiences

In the digital age, consumers expect a customer journey that goes above and beyond. With this in mind, Magento has partnered with Zmags to...