Entries in 'HMV' (339)

HMV poised to return to profitability

HMV poised to return to profitability

Sales at entertainment retailer HMV fell 19.4 per cent year-on-year for the 52 week ending April 28th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2012 at 8:38AM in News
Green Man Gaming gets HMV vet Baxter

Green Man Gaming gets HMV vet Baxter

Renowned pre-owned games guru Martin Baxter has joined Green Man Gaming as head of trading.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 3rd 2012 at 9:10AM in News
Nintendo embarks on fresh Kid Icarus retail press

Nintendo embarks on fresh Kid Icarus retail press

Kid Icarus: Uprising is to come under the spotlight once again as Nintendo kicks off a fresh round of retail promotions for the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 25th 2012 at 2:52PM in News
Games boss Martin Baxter leaves HMV

Games boss Martin Baxter leaves HMV

HMV’s games category manager Martin Baxter is to leave the retailer, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 8:35AM in News

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INTERVIEW: Ewan Pinder, HMV

INTERVIEW: Ewan Pinder, HMV

The entertainment giant underperformed in the video games market last year, but in the wake of GAME’s administration it has become one of our sector’s most important retailers. In his ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Apr 9th 2012 at 1:00PM in News
HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

A video games themed in-store marketing campaign will kick off at entertainment retailer HMV later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2012 at 12:49PM in News
New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

New game sales 'more than double' at HMV

HMV says its market share on new games has more than doubled.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 29th 2012 at 9:30AM in News
Former Tesco man Mike Fethers joins HMV

Former Tesco man Mike Fethers joins HMV

Mike Fethers has joined HMV’s games team as its games peripherals and digital buyer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2012 at 12:40PM 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
GAME rivals: 'We will fill the gap'

GAME rivals: 'We will fill the gap'

Rival retailers say they are ready to step up as the credit crisis at GAME Group deepens.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 15th 2012 at 9:57AM in News
REPORT: HMV denies "receiving extra EA support" amidst GAME crisis

REPORT: HMV denies "receiving extra EA support" amidst GAME crisis

There is a sad truth to the seemingly inevitable demise of GAME Group – it’s potentially good news for other video game retailers, in the short term at least.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2012 at 1:12PM in News
FEATURE: Games distribution special

FEATURE: Games distribution special

You'd think distribution would be a less exciting part of the games industry, but you’d be wrong.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 8th 2012 at 6:06PM in News

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GAME and HMV hold supplier crunch talks

GAME and HMV hold supplier crunch talks

Troubled retailers GAME and HMV have held crucial talks with its major suppliers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 2:30PM in News
INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 15th 2012 at 5:59PM in News
HMV slams 'idiotic' offshore tax dodging

HMV slams 'idiotic' offshore tax dodging

It is ‘absolutely nuts’ online retailers can avoid tax so easily, says HMV.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2012 at 9:32AM in News
HMV: 'We'd still be No.1 if not for games'

HMV: 'We'd still be No.1 if not for games'

HMV says a report claiming Amazon is now the UK’s No.1 entertainment retailer is “misleading”, as it takes game sales into account. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 9th 2012 at 10:01AM in News

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Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

Amazon is the UK's No.1 entertainment retailer

New numbers from Kantar Worldpanel suggest that Amazon overtook HMV in the three months ending December 25th to become the UK’s biggest entertainment retailer for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 2:31PM in News
HMV fights back: 'We won't give up on games'

HMV fights back: 'We won't give up on games'

HMV won't turn its back on games, CEO Simon Fox has told MCV. But it will cut in-store space given to the category following a year where it lost market ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 2nd 2012 at 10:06AM in News
ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

We’ve been down this road before. Another bleak set of retailer financials, another article in MCV wondering what can be done about it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 12:28PM in News
HMV's future secured by bank rescue package

HMV's future secured by bank rescue package

Good news at last for HMV, as its banks have agreed to support the troubled retailer.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 20th 2012 at 4:11PM in News
INTERVIEW: Ian Shepherd

INTERVIEW: Ian Shepherd

Last week GAME revealed its poor Christmas financials, with UK and Ireland retail sales down 17.6 per cent over the festive period.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 20th 2012 at 10:00AM 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 backing away from video games

HMV backing away from video games

The competition from supermarkets and online retailers has lead HMV to admit that it is reconsidering its interest in the video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 9:53AM 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