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Virgin rules out High Street return

Virgin has put paid to any suggestion it will return to High Street retail, after Sir Richard Branson ‘inherited’ seven Zavvi stores this week. MCV can reveal that Branson still holds the leases on Zavvi’s flagship Tottenham Court Road store, the chain’s biggest store in Birmingham and five other retail …

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Virgin to return to UK High Street?

Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is to inherit stores from troubled retailer Zavvi – suggesting Virgin Megastores could return to the High Street 16 months after it left UK retail. Zavvi administrator Ernst & Young has told MCV that Branson still holds the leases on seven Zavvi outlets. Zavvi was …

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FRANCE: Three strikes policy to hit file-sharers

The French Senate has passed a new law designed to crack down on internet file-sharing as the battle against online IP theft reaches the continent. Music Week reports that the French Senate has recently passed a three strikes and you’re out” law raised by President Sarkozy which, as the name …

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Xbox 360 on sale for under £35

Tesco has been selling an Xbox 360 hardware bundle including Forza Motorsport 2, Viva Pinata and a wireless control pad for 34.99. Tesco would not comment when contacted earlier – but Microsoft has told MCV that it believes it is an administrative error. Virgin and Woolworths were also rumoured to …

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‘New Virgin Megastores’ targets games after MBO

RETAIL stalwart Virgin Megastores is to disappear completely from the High Street in November – but the new group formed from its ashes wants to take on GAME in the hunt for market share. New retail operation Zavvi is to be headed up by former Virgin Megastores MD Simon Douglas …

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‘New Virgin Megastores’ targets games after MBO

RETAIL stalwart Virgin Megastores is to disappear completely from the High Street in November – but the new group formed from its ashes wants to take on GAME in the hunt for market share. New retail operation Zavvi is to be headed up by former Virgin Megastores MD Simon Douglas …

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Virgin Megastores sold off in MBO

Zavvi Entertainment Group, headed up by existing Virgin Megastores MD Simon Douglas and finance director Steve Peckham, will operate all of the existing 125 UK and Irish stores and its online operation. Zavvi will continue to be supplied by EUK, the company’s primary supplier. All UK stores will be re-branded …

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