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HMV to close 37 more stores in UK

HMV to close 37 more stores in UK | Music business | Scoop.it
Collapsed music and DVD retailer HMV is to close a further 37 stores, affecting 464 jobs.
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MizWalidah's curator insight, February 27, 2013 8:26 AM

Are we in the last days where music has completely and literally fallen out of the hands of the people. Lost perhaps is the relationship of holding music In your hands. There is value in the physical objectification of that which inspires.

McOlly Wolsh's curator insight, April 4, 10:31 AM

Yes

 

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Apollo Global Management Invests In HMV, Eyes Possible Takeover

Apollo Global Management Invests In HMV, Eyes Possible Takeover | Music business | Scoop.it
New York-based investment group Apollo Global Management has bought a 10% holding in struggling U.K. music retailer HMV, with a possible view to acquiring the company,...
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HMV Sells London's Hammersmith Apollo To Stage C For $49 Million

HMV Sells London's Hammersmith Apollo To Stage C For $49 Million | Music business | Scoop.it
Stage C, a joint venture between Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG,) and Germany's CTS Eventim, has conditionally bought London’s popular music venue HMV Hammersmith ...
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HMV Looks to Grow Ticketing Division by Partnering With Ticketmaster U.K.

HMV Looks to Grow Ticketing Division by Partnering With Ticketmaster U.K. | Music business | Scoop.it
Troubled U.K. entertainment retailer HMV has teamed with the British arm of Ticketmaster as it looks to expand its ticketing operations.
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HMV Grows U.K. Market Share

HMV Grows U.K. Market Share | Music business | Scoop.it
HMV has marginally increased its share of the U.K. entertainment market, according to latest figures released by market research firm Kantar Worldpanel. Amazon, which...
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Hilco Buys HMV Debt, Gains Control of Struggling UK Music Retailer

Hilco Buys HMV Debt, Gains Control of Struggling UK Music Retailer | Music business | Scoop.it
Hilco U.K. has acquired HMV’s debt, effectively placing the retail-restructuring group in control of the troubled U.K. retailer. Hilco, who major labels were said to...
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HMV to open 'landmark' multi-channel café

HMV to open 'landmark' multi-channel café | Music business | Scoop.it
Retailer unveils new venture in a bid to boost sales...
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AEG Live Leads Bidding for UK's HMV Live

AEG Live Leads Bidding for UK's HMV Live | Music business | Scoop.it
AEG Live is leading the race to acquire HMV’s profitable live division, according to a reports. HMV Live is Britain's second largest live music and ticketing operator...
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HMV Blames 'Weak New Release Schedule' For $26 Million Loss

HMV Blames 'Weak New Release Schedule' For $26 Million Loss | Music business | Scoop.it
Troubled British retailer HMV has forecast a pre-tax loss of £16 million ($25.9 million) for the year ending April 28, blaming a “weak new release schedule in...
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HMV Reports Further Losses, May Sell Live Division to Boost Finances

HMV Reports Further Losses, May Sell Live Division to Boost Finances | Music business | Scoop.it
Struggling U.K. entertainment retailer HMV is considering selling its profitable live division, HMV Live, following yet another significant drop in sales.
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