Entries in 'HMV' (339)

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 opens dedicated tech shop

HMV opens dedicated tech shop

Having enjoyed in-store success with its technology offering, HMV has now opened its first dedicated technology store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 11:58AM in News
HMV turns on its Christmas Lights

HMV turns on its Christmas Lights

Entertainment specialist HMV will launch its Christmas campaign next week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2011 at 2:20PM in News

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Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Low Value Consignment Relief will no longer apply to goods sent to the UK from the Channel Islands, the Government has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:01AM in News
HMV: GTA V will "inject huge excitement" into market

HMV: GTA V will "inject huge excitement" into market

Entertainment retailer HMV has reacted with giddy delight to the news that Grand Theft Auto V is very much in the works.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 26th 2011 at 1:01PM in News
HMV announces its own midnight openings for Battlefield 3

HMV announces its own midnight openings for Battlefield 3

UK entertainment retailer HMV has announced that 50 of its stores will open their doors at midnight for the release of Battlefield 3 in the early hours of Friday morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 25th 2011 at 2:07PM in News
Battlefield 3 for £2.99 as HMV goes cheapest

Battlefield 3 for £2.99 as HMV goes cheapest

Retailers HMV and GAME have once again decided to offer this week’s biggest release for a tantalisingly low price for those willing to trade-in specific games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2011 at 11:03AM in News

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HMV's Pure card hits new milestone

HMV's Pure card hits new milestone

HMV’s loyalty card scheme has surpassed two million users in the UK.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 18th 2011 at 12:57PM in News
PES 2012 for 99p: Where's cheapest?

PES 2012 for 99p: Where's cheapest?

HMV has lifted the lid on yet more aggressive trade-in deals of two of this week’s biggest releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2011 at 9:22AM in News
Gears of War 3 for £1.99 - the price war begins

Gears of War 3 for £1.99 - the price war begins

It’s arguably the biggest release of the year to date and retail is gearing up for a bloody fight to win the biggest market share possible on Microsoft’s Gears of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2011 at 12:47PM in News
£3.2bn Olympic opportunity for games retailers

£3.2bn Olympic opportunity for games retailers

HMV and GAME hope to get a slice of Olympic gold as they open new-look stores in Westfield’s £1.45bn Stratford shopping complex. 

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 15th 2011 at 8:25AM in News

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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
Friday's Five-Second Facts

Friday's Five-Second Facts

Read and remember these stats so you can sound clever at the next Monday morning meeting.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 2nd 2011 at 5:15PM in News
HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

HMV fast forwards expanded technology offer

After a turbulent year to date, retailer HMV has announced that it is to “fast-forward” its efforts to increase its presence in the technology market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2011 at 12:17PM in News

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HMV handing out One Direction Miis

HMV handing out One Direction Miis

Retailer HMV has joined forces with X-Factor band One Direction for an iexclusive in-store give-away.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 4:48PM in News
Riots cost retail £80m

Riots cost retail £80m

Mayhem caused by the UK riots has cost the High Street £80m in lost sales alone.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 12th 2011 at 10:38AM in News
HMV and Asda veterans to take Grainger nationwide

HMV and Asda veterans to take Grainger nationwide

Grainger Games has hired two retail experts in its bid to become a national brand.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 11th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Looters storm GAME and HMV in North London

Looters storm GAME and HMV in North London

Both GAME and HMV were amongst the dozens of retailers attacked as part of the widespread rioting that hit parts of North London this weekend.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 8th 2011 at 11:32AM 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
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 appoints new commercial director

HMV appoints new commercial director

HMV has recruited Michael Neil as its new commercial director. Neil was the recent commercial director at Waterstone's, which HMV sold to Russian billionaire Alexander Mamut for £53m.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 12th 2011 at 7:33PM in News
Games Retail Guide 2011

Games Retail Guide 2011

MCV's annual High Street directory provides an overview of every buying team for each key UK video games retailer, as well as up-to-date store counts, company profiles and contact details.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 11th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
Games advertisers respond to NOTW scandal

Games advertisers respond to NOTW scandal

Video games retailers are among the many firms that are reconsidering their position on advertising with the News of the World.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 6th 2011 at 3:14PM in News