Entries in 'hmv group' (20)

Buyers eye Gamerbase swoop should HMV fall

Buyers eye Gamerbase swoop should HMV fall

HMV's Gamerbase concessions could be rescued even if the retail giant closes.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 16th 2013 at 10:49AM in News
HMV posts £16m loss for financial year

HMV posts £16m loss for financial year

HMV sales fell 12.1 per cent for the last financial year, with the retailer posting a loss of £16.2m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 9th 2012 at 9:56AM in News
HMV's Fox: 'It's the right time for me to leave'

HMV's Fox: 'It's the right time for me to leave'

Outgoing HMV boss Simon Fox says there's finally some momentum behind the entertainment retail giant.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 12:01PM in News
HMV boss Simon Fox departs

HMV boss Simon Fox departs

Former Jessops boss Trevor Moore will replace Simon Fox as the CEO of HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 2nd 2012 at 10:06AM in News

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HMV exits Channel Islands and returns to UK

HMV exits Channel Islands and returns to UK

HMV will close its Guernsey warehouse and now run its website from the UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 24th 2012 at 3:52PM in News
HMV laments tough games market

HMV laments tough games market

HMV’s Xmas would have been a lot better had there been more video games to sell, says CEO Simon Fox.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 12th 2012 at 10:45AM in News
HMV games boss departs

HMV games boss departs

Tim Ellis has left HMV as part of a head office restructure.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 11th 2012 at 5:15PM in News
HMV upbeat despite Xmas sales slump

HMV upbeat despite Xmas sales slump

HMV's retail sales dropped 8.2 per cent over Christmas.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 9th 2012 at 9:56AM in News

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HMV unveils vision of retail's future

HMV unveils vision of retail's future

Those who enthusiastically condemned the High Street to history at London Games Conference were wide of the mark: Because entertainment retailers aren't actually reliant on boxed product to survive.

by Tim Ingham
on Nov 4th 2009 at 1:05PM in News
HMV opens 12 temporary Xmas outlets

HMV opens 12 temporary Xmas outlets

HMV will open 12 new temporary stores across the UK this month – with games playing a ‘key role’ in their layout.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 9th 2009 at 11:10AM in News
HMV reveals sales rise

HMV reveals sales rise

The HMV Group’s UK and Ireland division has posted 12.5 per cent total sales growth for the 18 weeks to August 29th – with like-for-like sales up 1.7 per cent.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 3rd 2009 at 12:21PM in News

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Zavvi ceases trading on High Street

Zavvi ceases trading on High Street

Zavvi will disappear from the UK High Street this week, according to administrators.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 18th 2009 at 5:21PM in News
OFT investigate HMV purchase of Zavvi stores

OFT investigate HMV purchase of Zavvi stores

The Office of Fair Trading is investigating HMV’s acquisition of nine Zavvi stores.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 18th 2009 at 12:43PM in News
Zavvi redundancies top 1,000

Zavvi redundancies top 1,000

The administrator of Zavvi today announced the immediate closure of a further 17 UK stores, with 242 employees made redundant.

by Tim Ingham
on Feb 5th 2009 at 3:21PM in News
HMV keen on more Zavvi stores

HMV keen on more Zavvi stores

HMV is in negotiations to purchase more Zavvi stores from administrator Ernst & Young.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 21st 2009 at 10:18AM in News

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HMV snaps up 14 Zavvi stores

HMV snaps up 14 Zavvi stores

HMV has acquired 14 Zavvi stores from its rival’s administrators, Ernst & Young.

HMV expects the cost of its acquisition to be around £2m, including a purchase price of £700,000 ...

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 14th 2009 at 5:38PM in News
HMV enjoys ‘best ever Christmas’

HMV enjoys ‘best ever Christmas’

HMV has defied the odds on the High Street to pull off its biggest ever Christmas – enjoying a 5.8 per cent sales growth for the ten weeks to January ...
by Tim Ingham
on Jan 14th 2009 at 5:30PM in News
Trade rocked by HMV assault on pre-owned

Trade rocked by HMV assault on pre-owned

HMV has left publishers fearing for revenues on new and catalogue stock with the introduction of its pre-owned offering.

by Tim Ingham
on Oct 23rd 2008 at 3:21PM in News
HMV joins the British Retail Consortium

HMV joins the British Retail Consortium

HMV Group is to join the British Retail Consortium (BRC). The announcement will be made at the BRC's Annual Retail Industry Dinner tonight.

by Tim Ingham
on Sep 24th 2008 at 1:25PM in News