HMV to launch online marketplace next year


HMV is preparing preparing to launch an ecommerce marketplace after Christmas with a soft-launch already underway.

A spokesperson for the retailer expected to have at least ten partners by Christmas with entertainment specialist DVD Gaming already on board.

The marketplace system will allow HMV to sell third-party products from its site if it is implemented in the traditional sense as seen at online competitor Amazon.

“Ultimately it’s about complementing our existing core offer and filling any gaps so that we ...

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


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...