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US-based iParty to be acquired by Party City for $35m
By RBR Staff Writer
Party goods retailer, iParty has signed a definitive merger agreement wherein Party City Holdings will acquire the former for approximately $35m, inclusive of $6m debt.
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Hilco bids to acquire 130 outlets of HMV for £50m
By RBR Staff Writer
Retail restructuring firm Hilco is currently engaged in discussions with the administrators of beleaguered music retailer, HMV, for the acquisition of 130 outlets.
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Music Industry sales snap 13-year declining revenue trend, grow 0.3% in 2012
By RBR Staff Writer
Global recorded music industry revenues totaled $16.5bn representing a 0.3% annual growth for the year 2012.
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Independent booksellers in UK decline by 7% for 2012, 73 outlets faced closure
By RBR Staff Writer
The Booksellers Association (BA) in UK revealed that 73 independent booksellers’ closures for the year 2012, as the sector grappled with difficult economic conditions.
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Barnes & Noble chairman plans to acquire bookstore unit
By RBR Staff Writer
The chairman of US-based book retailer Barnes & Noble, Leonard Riggio is looking to acquire the bookstore division of the company.
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Music retailer HMV closes 37 additional stores to improve restructuring prospects
By RBR Staff Writer
Beleaguered music retailer HMV has announced the closure of an additional 37 stores taking the total to 103 store closures since entering administration.
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Leading artists, record labels come together to help HMV survive
By RBR Staff Writer
Beleaguered music retailer HMV could be handed a lifeline by some of the country's leading artists to keep the chain from shutting down completely.
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HMV strikes deal with movie studios, record labels for latest offerings
By RBR Staff Writer
Administrators of UK-based music retailer HMV have agreed to a temporary deal with various film studios and music labels to ensure the existing outlets will continue to stock the latest offerings.
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HMV to close 16 Irish stores as receiver fails to attract bidders
By RBR Staff Writer
British entertainment retailer HMV plans to permanently close its Irish operations having failed to secure any interest from potential buyers.
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Grupo Sanborns raises $930m by re-listing on Mexican Stock Exchange
By RBR Staff Writer
Retailer major Grupo Sanborns was re-listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange and raised $930m at $2.19 per share.
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Struggling music retailer HMV to close 66 stores
By RBR Staff Writer
HMV administrators have announced that 66 stores across the UK will be closed, a move that could axe 930 jobs.
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Decathlon plans to open nearly 100 outlets in China by 2015
By RBR Staff Writer
French sporting goods retailer Decathlon has outlined plans to open nearly 100 outlets in China by 2015 to strengthen its retail footprint in the country.
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Indigo Books & Music reports 4.9% decline in net revenues for Q3 in 2013
By RBR Staff Writer
Canada-based Indigo Books & Music has reported a 4.9% decrease in net revenue for the third quarter in 2013 fiscal.
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Amazon unveils new virtual currency for Kindle customers
By RBR Staff Writer
E-commerce major Amazon plans to introduce a new virtual currency system, Amazon Coins, to be employed for transacting on its Appstore.
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Harrods to close 118-years old piano department due to poor sales
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based department store chain Harrods has closed its vintage piano department citing the continued poor sales.
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