Sunday, December 9, 2018

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,...

Retro toys enjoy boost in West End

West End toy retailers have reported a surge in popularity for retro toys as the busiest toy shopping day of the year approaches. The...

Sports Personality award boosts HMV‘s sales

HMV has reported a surge in demand for Olympic merchandise following Sunday‘s Sports Personality of the Year programme. The BBC Sports Personality of the...

Apollo Global Management considers HMV takeover

Rumours are spreading that Apollo Global Management is looking to take over HMV after it bought 10 per cent of the retailer‘s debt last...

HMV sells Mama Group

Entertainment retailer HMV has today announced the sale of live music company Mama Group as it seeks to reduce its debt. Sold to Juno...

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