HMV to launch online marketplace next year

RHIAN JONES

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 ...

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