'It's a fantastic brand': Industry rallies behind HMV

Andre Paine

Leading execs have voiced support for struggling HMV as the industry continues talks about securing its future.

The music retail chain, which was founded in 1921, went into administration for the second time in six years on December 28. Stores have continued trading and, as Music Week went to press, administrator KPMG said it has had approaches from a number of interested parties about acquiring HMV.

“They were called in very quickly,” said Drew Hill, MD of distributor Proper Music. ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article. Sign up today and you will receive:

  • 4 weeks access to news, features and chart analysis
  • 4 Digital issues of Music Week
  • The Music Week app
  • Tailored email news alerts
Start your free trial

Subscribe

If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...