Record Store Day: can independent shop decline be reversed?
Independent record stores closed at a “significantly higher rate” than other stores, new figures show – but can this decline be reversed?
Use your head – invest in vinyl?
Records are back in fashion, but for how long? As fans queue up at music stores around the world for Record Store Day, Channel 4 News finds out if there really is a vinyl revival on the high street.
Jobs saved as Hilco buys HMV stores
Around 2,500 jobs are saved at retailer HMV after restructuring firm Hilco buys 141 stores, including 25 that were due to close.
#Cringe: will big companies (like HMV) ever get Twitter?
Social media has long been welcomed into the corporate marketing toolbox. But from HMV to Tesco, there has been many a #facepalm moment on Twitter in 2013 alone. Will they ever learn?
HMV voucher U-turn as Hilco throws lifeline to music store
Hilco UK acquires HMV’s £176m debt, giving it control of the retailer and reigniting prospects of the store’s survival, as HMV gift vouchers are now being accepted again.
HMV collapse: where do we buy CDs and records now?
As HMV goes into administration, risking 230 music stores and over 4,500 jobs, Channel 4 News looks at what other options are still available on the high street for the discerning music lover.
HMV fights to save thousands of jobs
As troubled music retailer HMV goes into administration, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, the company says it still has a future.
HMV unveils annual loss as sales decline
HMV slumps to an annual loss of £16.2m – but the troubled music retailer says its recovery is on track as it ramps up sales of electronic devices.
HMV bids to sell live music division
The struggling music retailer will bid to sell the live music arm of the business in an attempt to boost finances, after its half-year losses nearly doubled.
HMV profits warning amid high street turmoil
High petrol, cotton and wheat prices are being blamed for the turbulence on Britain’s high streets as music retailer HMV issues its third profits warning of 2011. Siobhan Kennedy looks at the numbers.