Entries in 'HMV' (339)

Hilco to cut 400 HMV jobs - report

Hilco to cut 400 HMV jobs - report

New HMV owner Hilco will cut a further 400 jobs at the entertainment retailer, according to reports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2013 at 10:33AM in News
OPINION: Tables turn at HMV as games suppliers fear retreat

OPINION: Tables turn at HMV as games suppliers fear retreat

The words look the same, but they are in a different order.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 11th 2013 at 10:35AM in News
UK games industry to HMV: Stick with us

UK games industry to HMV: Stick with us

Leading UK publishers will meet HMV this week with one clear message: Don’t give up on games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 11th 2013 at 10:32AM in News
CONFIRMED: 141 HMV stores saved, Ian Topping is new boss

CONFIRMED: 141 HMV stores saved, Ian Topping is new boss

HMV will emerge from administration, with 141 stores and 2,643 employees.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 5th 2013 at 11:24AM in News

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25 HMV stores earmarked for closure have been saved

25 HMV stores earmarked for closure have been saved

Major HMV stores that were originally due to be closed have been saved, MCV can confirm.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 5th 2013 at 10:09AM in News
140 HMV stores saved in £50m deal

140 HMV stores saved in £50m deal

Hilco UK will acquire HMV in a £50m deal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 4th 2013 at 10:48PM in News
HMV buyout nears as shops remove 'closing down' signs

HMV buyout nears as shops remove 'closing down' signs

Having seen fellow struggler Blockbuster rescued over the weekend, hopes are high that HMV will have similar good news very soon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2013 at 11:09AM in News
Former HMV commercial boss takes over at Blockbuster

Former HMV commercial boss takes over at Blockbuster

Gary Warren has been appointed managing director of the new Blockbuster UK.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 23rd 2013 at 6:00PM in News

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UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

UPDATED: HMV slashes Wii U Premium to just £199.99

Nintendo's Wii U is currently on sale for an all-time low price on the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 2:18PM in News
Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

Read the definitive guide to Q2 new releases in the latest MCV

This latest MCV – which is now available to view online – details all of the hottest releases coming in the next few months, including The Last of Us and Remember Me.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2013 at 12:41PM in News
Asda in talks to acquire HMV - report

Asda in talks to acquire HMV - report

Forever dubbed the destroyer of the High Street, could the supermarkets be about to save one of the High Street’s most iconic brands?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2013 at 8:44AM in News
Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Hilco tables HMV bid as clock ticks on chain's survival

Time is running out to save UK entertainment retailer HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 8:58AM in News

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GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

GAME still eying up HMV store acquisitions

The boss of retailer GAME has reiterated that the chain could yet move to acquire store sites from HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 1:08PM in News
UPDATED: Further 37 HMV shops to close; Full list here

UPDATED: Further 37 HMV shops to close; Full list here

Administrator Deloitte has confirmed the intended closure of an additional 37 HMV stores.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 12:21PM in News
HMV strikes new sales agreements with key suppliers

HMV strikes new sales agreements with key suppliers

Key new releases in film, music and games will still be sold in the remaining HMV stores after an agreement was reached with suppliers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Future of video games at HMV in doubt as it decimates team

Future of video games at HMV in doubt as it decimates team

The UK games trade is concerned over the latest round of redundanciesat beleaguered retail giant HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 15th 2013 at 10:25AM in News

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The latest issue of MCV: Future of video games in doubt at HMV

The latest issue of MCV: Future of video games in doubt at HMV

This week's MCV – which is now available to view online – looks at the impact of the latest jobs cuts on HMV's games team.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 14th 2013 at 3:23PM in News
HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

HMV Ireland is no more; 300 jobs lost

The Irish arm of HMV has been closed for good.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 2:29PM in News
HMV games team left bare by redundancies

HMV games team left bare by redundancies

HMV video games team is now just a 'skeleton crew' following the fresh round of redundancies at the company's HQ.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 8th 2013 at 3:30PM in News
HMV CEO Trevor Moore out as 60 more are made redundant

HMV CEO Trevor Moore out as 60 more are made redundant

HMV has made a further 60 members of its HQ redundant, including the firm's CEO Trevor Moore.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 8th 2013 at 2:37PM in News
HMV store closures: The list in full

HMV store closures: The list in full

HMV will close almost 70 stores as part of its on-going administration process.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2013 at 11:19AM in News
66 HMV stores to close

66 HMV stores to close

HMV will close 66 stores over the next six weeks as part of its administration.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 7th 2013 at 9:15AM in News
Expect more shops dedicated to individual brands

Video games retail in 2023

Believe the doom mongers and you'll believe that games retail won't exist in ten years time. We think it will, just in a radically different form.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 6th 2013 at 4:20PM in News
HMV Tweeter refuses to apologise for online outburst

HMV Tweeter refuses to apologise for online outburst

The woman behind HMV’s famed Twitter outburst last week has refused to apologise for her actions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
HMV sells its G-A-Y shares

HMV sells its G-A-Y shares

Troubled retailer HMV has sold its shares in nightclub chain G-A-Y Limited, administrator Deloitte has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 11:07AM in News