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Reliance Retail to open 20 Hamleys toy stores in India by 2016
By RBR Staff Writer
Indian retail conglomerate Reliance Retail is set to open 20 Hamleys toy stores across the country over the next three years, as part of plans to expand the brand's presence in the market.
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Struggling music retailer HMV to close 100 stores in UK
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based music chain HMV, which collapsed into administration earlier in January 2013, is to close 60-100 stores, which could result in 1,500 jobs axed.
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Barnes & Noble to decrease retail presence as consumers prefer digital content
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based bookstore chain Barnes & Noble is expected to close over 200 of its outlets over the next ten years.
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Hilco favored to takeover, turn around struggling music retailer HMV
By RBR Staff Writer
Restructuring specialist, Hilco is being backed by entertainment majors - Universal Music, Warner Music and Sony to take over beleaguered music retailer HMV and save the brand from closure.
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Blockbuster yet to secure buyer for assets, to close 129 outlets
By RBR Staff Writer
Beleaguered British entertainment retailer Blockbuster is set to close the doors on 129 of its stores as efforts are still afoot to secure a buyer to acquire the firm’s assets.
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Administrators receive 50 offers to take over HMV outlets
By RBR Staff Writer
Administrators of the beleaguered entertainment retailer HMV have received over 50 Expressions of Interest (EOI) to take over some of the outlets of the company.
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Blockbuster UK enters administartion, Deloitte appointed to secure assets' sale
By RBR Staff Writer
UK arm of the American entertainment retailer, Blockbuster, has appointed accounting firm Deloitte as its administrator, putting the future of its 528 stores in doubt.
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HMV Canada expects growth despite former UK parent's demise
By RBR Staff Writer
HMV Canada has stated that it will survive despite the financial struggles of its former parent company HMV.
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Vodafone Hutchison Australia to close retail arm Crazy John's by February
By RBR Staff Writer
Australia-based telecommunication company Vodafone Hutchison Australia (VHA) is set to close its retail chain Crazy John's citing poor performance by the brand.
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UK entertainment retailer HMV set to collapse into administration
By RBR Staff Writer
UK-based entertainment chain HMV is set to fall into administration, which will put 4,500 jobs at risk. This will make HMV the latest casualty of 2013 on the British high street.
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Bang & Olufsen to shut 125 outlets amidst 44% drop in quarterly profits
By RBR Staff Writer
Denmark-based audio visual retailer Bang & Olufsen plans to shut nearly 125 of its 859 stores following a 44% drop in profits for the second quarter of the 2012-13 fiscal.
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Virgin Megastore to close Champs-Elysées outlet in Paris, declare insolvency
By RBR Staff Writer
International entertainment retailing chain Virgin Megastore in France will shut store on its Champs-Elysées outlet and declare insolvency.
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Barnes & Noble posts 10.9% fall in revenues for nine-week holiday season
By RBR Staff Writer
US-based bookstore chain Barnes & Noble has reported a 10.9% dip in revenues to $1.2bn for the nine-week holiday season ended 29 December 2012 as compared to the corresponding period in 2011.
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Pearson to invest $89.5m in Nook media of Barnes & Noble
By RBR Staff Writer
British multinational publishing and education company Pearson has purchased a 5% stake in the Nook e-reader unit of bookstore chain Barnes & Noble.
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Suppliers back HMV fearing £150m loss upon its collapse
By RBR Staff Writer
British music store chain HMV is looking to revive its performance with suppliers backing the retailer fearing that its collapse that would cost them £150m in losses.
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