Entries in 'HMV' (339)

ERA: "This may not be the end of HMV's story"

ERA: "This may not be the end of HMV's story"

Kim Bayley, the director general of the Entertainment Retailers Association, has claimed that HMV is too important for music and video companies to let it disappear.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 1:14PM in News
Moore wants chance to reverse HMV's fortunes

Moore wants chance to reverse HMV's fortunes

HMV boss Trevor Moore and financial director Ian Kenyon want the chance to lead the chain out of administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 12:53PM in News
HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

HMV had soft-launched digital game downloads prior to administration

A digital games store had been launched on HMV.com just weeks before the chain fell into administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 11:31AM in News
HMV "intends" to honour pre-orders

HMV "intends" to honour pre-orders

Customers who have pre-ordered games or other items with HMV have been told not to worry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 10:48AM in News

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Gift vouchers and store credit not being accepted at HMV this morning

Gift vouchers and store credit not being accepted at HMV this morning

It was the one question we were asked more than any other last night – will customers be able to spend their gift vouchers and store credit in HMV today?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 15th 2013 at 8:56AM in News
HMV confirms intention to enter administration

HMV confirms intention to enter administration

Retailer HMV has filed notice to appoint administrators.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 9:57PM in News
Suppliers' refusal to answer HMV's £300m call for help led to administration - report

Suppliers' refusal to answer HMV's £300m call for help led to administration - report

Tonight's anticipated collapse of HMV came about after suppliers ignored the retailer's latest plea for help.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 9:40PM in News
HMV "to enter administration tomorrow morning"

HMV "to enter administration tomorrow morning"

It looks like the time has come for HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 7:59PM in News

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HMV board holds crunch talks as retailer ponders administration

HMV board holds crunch talks as retailer ponders administration

The directors of beleaguered retailer HMV are said to be locked in emergency talks tonight as the retailer considers entering administration.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2013 at 7:46PM in News
HMV says Blue Cross sale not related to banking covenants

HMV says Blue Cross sale not related to banking covenants

HMV has downplayed speculation over discounting after an ITV business reporter suggested a blue cross sale might be a way of raising funds ahead of debt deadlines.

on Jan 11th 2013 at 9:28AM in News
ANALYSIS: How HMV is hanging on

ANALYSIS: How HMV is hanging on

We are barely a week into the New Year and once again there is much talk about HMV’s financial troubles.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 4th 2013 at 3:49PM in News
Concerns about HMV escalate as investment group Apollo linked to takeover

Concerns about HMV escalate as investment group Apollo linked to takeover

HMV’s admission last week that it may well breach its bank lender covenant has led to a weekend of fervent speculation in the media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2012 at 9:28AM in News

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HMV Trocadero opens Razer's Epic Wall Bay

HMV Trocadero opens Razer's Epic Wall Bay

Because "PC accessories concession" just doesn't have the same ring to it.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Dec 13th 2012 at 11:13AM in News
HMV warns it may breach bank deals

HMV warns it may breach bank deals

HMV has warned it will probably breach its lender covenants in January.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 13th 2012 at 9:14AM in News
Suppliers pledge £40m worth of support for HMV

Suppliers pledge £40m worth of support for HMV

Music labels and other entertainment suppliers are backing HMV with more than £40m of funding in the run-up  to Christmas.

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 12th 2012 at 1:07PM in News
HMV sells MAMA Group for £7.3m

HMV sells MAMA Group for £7.3m

HMV Group has confirmed the sale of MAMA Group Limited and its subsidiaries - plus its separately held interest in 50 per cent of Mean Fiddler Group Limited - to ...

by Tim Ingham
on Dec 5th 2012 at 10:52AM in News

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The Wii U is just hours away - but it's been a long wait for these four lads and their tent

The Wii U is just hours away - but it's been a long wait for these four lads and their tent

Five days. In a tent. On the street. For a games console. Hurrah?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2012 at 3:09PM in News
'It's easy to build video game concessions in HMV'

'It's easy to build video game concessions in HMV'

Fancy opening a Wii U, Tomb Raider or Angry Birds shop? What about a space dedicated to The Sims?

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 27th 2012 at 3:02PM in News
HMV to host official Wii U midnight launch

HMV to host official Wii U midnight launch

The official midnight opening for next week's Wii U launch will be held at the flagship Oxford Street store of entertainment retailer HMV.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 23rd 2012 at 9:38AM in News
Yes, there's a man queuing for Call of Duty: Black Ops II already

Yes, there's a man queuing for Call of Duty: Black Ops II already

It’s nearly Friday! What will you be doing this weekend? Out with your mates? A spot of Christmas shopping with your other half?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2012 at 3:27PM in News
HMV Oxford Street to host official COD: Black Ops II UK launch event

HMV Oxford Street to host official COD: Black Ops II UK launch event

Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s official UK launch event will take place at HMV’s Oxford Street store next Monday (November 12th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2012 at 11:44AM in News
HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

HMV opens Skylanders concession stores

Activision has opened special Skylanders concessions in three HMV stores.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 1st 2012 at 12:51PM in News
HMV's Oxford Street grows games presence

HMV's Oxford Street grows games presence

The Oxford Street branch of HMV is now home to a special Gamerbase designed to promote games at launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2012 at 12:20PM in News
Poor release schedule hits HMV's sales

Poor release schedule hits HMV's sales

HMV's sales have declined 11.6 per cent for the 20 weeks ending September 15th, 2012.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 21st 2012 at 9:28AM in News
HMV wants its Oxford Street store to be home of new national game launches

HMV wants its Oxford Street store to be home of new national game launches

HMV wants its West End Oxford Street store to become the new home for midnight game launches.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 17th 2012 at 9:21AM in News