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Entries in 'Retail' (106)

Paul Weller

Paul Weller turns back on Record Store Day

Paul Weller has shunned future Record Store Days due to "anger and disappointment" over touts re-selling limited edition releases on ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Apr 23rd 2014 at 9:30AM
Pono

Neil Young's Pono third most-funded project on Kickstarter at $6.2m

Neil Young has the third most-funded project in the history of crowd-funding platform Kickstarter with his high-end audio device Pono.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Apr 16th 2014 at 3:58PM
Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon takes over Great Escape stage

Amazon.co.uk today announced it will takeover the stage at Brighthelm during The Great Escape and will host an exclusive gig ...

on Apr 10th 2014 at 3:28PM
Sunshine HQ

New D2C platform seeks funding after first year success

A new direct to consumer service is seeking further investment after a strong first year providing solutions for high profile ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 26th 2014 at 4:37PM

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ERA

Streaming access services claimed quarter of entertainment retail in 2013

Subscription streaming services such as Spotify and Deezer claimed a quarter of the entertainment market last year according to ERA’s ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Mar 13th 2014 at 3:36PM
Records Store Day 2014, Chuck D

Chuck D revealed as Record Store Day 2014 ambassador

Hip hop artist Chuck D has been revealed as an ambassador for Record Store Day 2014, which will take place ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Feb 12th 2014 at 2:42PM
Musicroom

Musicroom saw 5% sales growth in December 2013

Sheet music and instrument retailer Musicroom saw a 5% increase in sales in December 2013 year-on-year.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 17th 2014 at 10:47AM
Record Store Day and XFM

Record Store Day names XFM media partner

Record Store Day has entered into a media partnership with XFM to broadcast 2014’s official launch events, which will take ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 14th 2014 at 9:28AM

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Rough Trade

Rough Trade retail saw 20% sales growth over Christmas trading period

Rough Trade Retail Group has posted a 20% like-for-like sales growth for the five weeks leading up to Christmas last ...

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jan 9th 2014 at 3:55PM
HMV

HMV cuts back on high-end tech, focus on music, films and games

HMV will focus its product offering on core music, films and games, as it reduces the amount of high-end technology ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Dec 2nd 2013 at 10:06AM
Mel Armstrong

HMV's Armstrong calls for more 'visible' female role models in music

HMV’s head of music and merchandise Melanie Armstrong has called for more women in the music industry to step forward ...

Rhian Jones
by Rhian Jones
on Nov 5th 2013 at 2:40PM

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Amazon

James Blake album sales increase 2500% on Amazon since Mercury Prize win

After winning the 2013 Mercury Prize earlier this week, James Blake has seen sales of his album Overgrown jump more ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Nov 1st 2013 at 3:09PM
Blockbuster

Blockbuster to re-enter administration, 32 redundancies at UK head office

Blockbuster is to enter administration for the second time in the UK.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 30th 2013 at 11:20AM
Rihanna

Understanding Rihanna vs. Topshop

In March 2012, Topshop started selling a t-shirt featuring a photo of Rihanna taken by an independent photographer. Topshop had ...

on Oct 17th 2013 at 12:22PM
Amazon

78% of Amazon music downloads cheaper than iTunes - report

Amazon is reported to have cheaper music downloads prices 78% of the time, despite iTunes' market dominance.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Oct 11th 2013 at 11:28AM

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Fopp

Hilco looking to expand number of Fopp stores nationwide

Hilco is looking at adding to the nine Fopp branches it rescued as part of its HMV deal in April.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Oct 4th 2013 at 3:33PM
HMV

HMV pension fund to lose £26m as a result of administration - report

HMV’s pension fund is unlikely to receive £26 million entitled to it from the retailer’s administration.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Aug 21st 2013 at 9:57AM
HMV

Vodafone exec hired for HMV's digital relaunch in October

Former Vodafone executive James Coughlan has been hired to head up HMV's new digital business, the first phase of which ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Aug 7th 2013 at 11:37AM
Rihanna

Rihanna wins $5m Topshop t-shirt lawsuit

Rihanna has won a lawsuit against Topshop after taking the retailer to the High Court claiming unauthorised use of her ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 31st 2013 at 1:56PM
HMV

HMV relocates UK HQ to Blackfriars

Entertainment retailer HMV has relocated its UK headquarters to London's Blackfriars area.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 3rd 2013 at 3:47PM
Vinyl

Vinyl lending library opens in London

A new vinyl-only library has opened its doors in London.

Tom Pakinkis
by Tom Pakinkis
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 3:31PM
Independent Label Market London

Final list of labels announced for Independent Label Market London 2013

Independent Label Market has revealed the final list of labels taking part in the event on July 13 at Old ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jul 2nd 2013 at 2:14PM
HMV

HMV flagship store snapped up by Sports Direct - report

HMV's flagship store at 150 Oxford Street has been bought by Sports Direct as the flagship music retailer downsizes.

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jun 27th 2013 at 3:45PM
France

Music retailers to benefit from new French smartphone tax?

The French culture minister has said that a proposed 1% tax on smartphones and similar technology could go towards helping ...

TINA HART
by TINA HART
on Jun 24th 2013 at 12:29PM