Entries in 'HMV' (339)

HMV CEO Simon Fox to quit?

HMV CEO Simon Fox to quit?

HMV CEO Simon Fox could be set to leave the retailer to become the new boss of ITV, according to reports.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 30th 2009 at 11:13AM in News
HMV snares THQ trade marketing boss

HMV snares THQ trade marketing boss

Former THQ trade marketing manager Wayne Wilson has joined HMV in the newly-created post of online games manager.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 24th 2009 at 11:59AM in News
HMV secures Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition in UK

HMV secures Modern Warfare 2 Prestige Edition in UK

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Prestige edition will be made available in the UK exclusively through HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 17th 2009 at 10:09AM in News
UK games retail joins Twitter revolution

UK games retail joins Twitter revolution

Top UK retailers have taken to social networking service Twitter to promote their latest games offers and communicate with customers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 10th 2009 at 1:05PM in News

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HMV profits up 18.4%

HMV profits up 18.4%

Entertainment giant HMV Group has seen its annual revenues rise 4.4 per cent to £1.96 billion for the financial year ending April 25th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 30th 2009 at 10:52AM in News
Game On postponed until November

Game On postponed until November

Game On has been postponed and will now run from Saturday November 14th to 15th.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 9th 2009 at 4:07PM in News
New card ‘integral’ to HMV’s games offering

New card ‘integral’ to HMV’s games offering

HMV believes its new customer loyalty scheme can tempt games consumers away from other retailers – and become an ‘integral’ part of the firm’s category offering.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 25th 2009 at 12:00PM in News
HMV launches new customer reward scheme

HMV launches new customer reward scheme

UK entertainment retailer HMV has launched an interesting new customer loyalty scheme that offers members the chance to snap up a range of limited edition or hard to find items ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2009 at 11:51AM in News

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HMV website impresses in latest online retail listings

HMV website impresses in latest online retail listings

National entertainment retailer HMV is the star games performer in a new comparison of the nation’s leading retail websites, according to survey conductor The Retail Bulletin.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2009 at 1:15PM in News
UK retail reports Easter sales bonanza

UK retail reports Easter sales bonanza

UK video game retailers enjoyed a bumper Easter last weekend, with software value up 29 per cent over the previous week.

by Tim Ingham
on Apr 17th 2009 at 5:48PM in News
HMV reveals new consumer games event

HMV reveals new consumer games event

Not content with boosting its range to include Re/Play second hand titles and the Gamerbase experience stores, HMV has underlined its move towards becoming a games specialist by backing a ...

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by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2009 at 11:18AM in News
Retail ponders Wii street price rise

Retail ponders Wii street price rise

The UK High Street is this morning ‘digesting’ the news that the Wii trade cost is set to rise, and hasn’t ruled out an increase in the console’s street price.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 12th 2009 at 12:34PM in News

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Major retailers back GamePlan

Major retailers back GamePlan

Leading High Street games retailers GAME, HMV and Asda have all pledged to support upcoming games retail event GamePlan, which takes place this June.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2009 at 10:11AM in News
‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

‘Exciting’ Zavvi news on the way

A new teaser page on the Zavvi website claims that ‘exciting’ news about the now-passed retailer will be announced tomorrow – Monday 2nd March, and more specifically, at 10am.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2009 at 9:27PM in News
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

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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
Street Fighter IV tour visiting Gamestation and HMV

Street Fighter IV tour visiting Gamestation and HMV

Capcom is to tour UK retailers with the original Street Fighter IV arcade release, giving the public a chance to sample the game in its original form before the February ...
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by Will Freeman
on Jan 28th 2009 at 5:42PM in News
HMV ‘deadly serious’ about games

HMV ‘deadly serious’ about games

Games made up 21 per cent of the record revenues taken by HMV in its ‘best ever Christmas’, MCV can reveal.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 23rd 2009 at 5:38PM 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
HMV saves 269 jobs at Zavvi

HMV saves 269 jobs at Zavvi

HMV’s buyout of 14 Zavvi stores has saved 269 jobs at the beleaguered entertainment chain, it has emerged.

by Tim Ingham
on Jan 15th 2009 at 9:50AM in News
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
HMV: ‘We'll introduce gaming to millions of new consumers’

HMV: ‘We'll introduce gaming to millions of new consumers’

HMV could introduce gaming to ‘millions’ of new consumers, as the chain puts the finishing touches to its specialist games offer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 22nd 2008 at 2:17PM in News
HMV reports £19.8 million six-month loss

HMV reports £19.8 million six-month loss

The HMV Group has revealed its financial results for the six months ending October 25th, reporting a post-tax loss of £19.8 million.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 11th 2008 at 10:38AM in News