Entries in 'simon fox' (29)

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
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

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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
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
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

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HMV suffers difficult first half, may sell Live division

HMV suffers difficult first half, may sell Live division

Entertainment giant HMV has posted challenging first half results, and admits it may have to sell its Live music division.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 19th 2011 at 10:01AM in News
HMV suffers as summer sales plunge

HMV suffers as summer sales plunge

Entertainment giant HMV struggled over the summer, with Group sales declining 19.4 per cent.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2011 at 9:32AM in News
HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV hires online and marketing chief

HMV has recruited former Asda chief Mark Hodgkinson as marketing and e-commerce director.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 9th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
INTERVIEW: Simon Fox, HMV

INTERVIEW: Simon Fox, HMV

HMV is dead, right? That’s what some publishers and the Daily Mail think. So imagine Christopher Dring’s surprise when speaking to the firm’s very much alive CEO Simon Fox.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2011 at 9:16AM in News

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HMV: 'Games industry needs to support us'

HMV: 'Games industry needs to support us'

Record companies and movie studios rallied around HMV earlier this year.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 4th 2011 at 9:15AM in News
HMV's Fox calls for supermarket restrictions

HMV's Fox calls for supermarket restrictions

If left unchecked the ongoing expansion of supermarkets poses a serious threat to the UK High Street.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2011 at 9:20AM in News
Fox praises GAME's digital strategy

Fox praises GAME's digital strategy

HMV CEO Simon Fox has hailed GAME’s digital plans, telling MCV that the specialist “is absolutely doing the right things”.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
HMV sells Waterstone's for £53m

HMV sells Waterstone's for £53m

HMV has sold its Waterstone's business for £53m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2011 at 9:54AM in News

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OPINION: HMV's game ambitions

OPINION: HMV's game ambitions

Writing about HMV is a welcome change to all the doom and gloom surrounding retail at the moment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 3:30PM in News
Games central to HMV’s ‘superbrand’ push

Games central to HMV’s ‘superbrand’ push

Video games will play a major part in HMV’s ambition to become an ‘entertainment superbrand.’

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 3:15PM in News
Pre-owned drives HMV games growth

Pre-owned drives HMV games growth

HMV has stated that despite what it describes as “a very challenging year” for the video games market that saw it decline 25 per cent year-on-year, the retailer has gained ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2010 at 10:51AM in News
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 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
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 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
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 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