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HMV to Close Even More Stores, Lay Off 464 More Employees HMV to Close Even More Stores, Lay Off 464 More Employees

U.K. Electronics retailer HMV is set to close 37 more stores and lay off 464 more employees. This is in addition to the 66 store closures and 930 employee lay offs that were announced earlier this month. No date has …

HMV to Close 66 Stores, Lay Off Over 900 Employees HMV to Close 66 Stores, Lay Off Over 900 Employees

Last month, U.K. electronics retailer HMV entered administration. Employees and customers were left wondering whether the business would be shutting down. Today, Deloitte, the firm hired to oversee HMV’s administration, announced that 66 HMV stores will be closing throughout the …

Blockbuster U.K. to Close 160 Stores, More Closings Possible Blockbuster U.K. to Close 160 Stores, More Closings Possible
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Last week Blockbuster U.K. announced that it would be entering administration and begin looking for a buyer for its 528 stores across the U.K. Today, the real process of closing up shop has started and store closings have been announced. …

UK Retailers Get More Overseas Tablet Traffic UK Retailers Get More Overseas Tablet Traffic

Good news for UK retailers, search volumes from overseas consumers using tablets and smartphones have increased at an astronomical rate. Overall UK brand searches are up 57%, but the real news is from mobile and tablet computer shoppers who searched …