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#HMV

# hmv - Friday 28 December, 2018

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

HMV calls in administrators in UK for second time in six years

Dec 28th 2018, 2:23 PM 10,431 Views 24 Comments

The company no longer has any stores in the Republic of Ireland – the five remaining stores here closed in 2016.

# hmv - Thursday 19 October, 2017

RTÉ's commercial income dropped 20% last year as sales of DVDs and CDs tumbled
# On The Slide
# On The Slide

RTÉ's commercial income dropped 20% last year as sales of DVDs and CDs tumbled

Oct 19th 2017, 7:41 PM 12,359 Views 45 Comments

The State broadcaster has traditionally relied on such sales as a significant contributor to its income.

# hmv - Friday 9 September, 2016

"It's ridiculous": Ex-HMV staff left waiting for pay as company goes into liquidation
# Limerick
# Limerick

"It's ridiculous": Ex-HMV staff left waiting for pay as company goes into liquidation

Sep 9th 2016, 4:57 PM 17,852 Views 42 Comments

One staff member said they were told they would be paid today, but the liquidation occurred yesterday.

# hmv - Saturday 6 August, 2016

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand From The Daily Edge

15 things only people who've worked in HMV will understand

Aug 6th 2016, 1:00 PM 27,280 Views 9 Comments

Empire Records it is not.

# hmv - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas
# Job Losses
# Job Losses

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

Nov 21st 2015, 2:41 PM 43,003 Views 100 Comments

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

# hmv - Friday 16 January, 2015

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year
# 1990s Style
# 1990s Style

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year

Jan 16th 2015, 2:32 PM 12,200 Views 52 Comments

A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?

# hmv - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts
# Tune In
# Tune In

New initiative aims to get more Irish bands (no, not Boyzone) in the charts

Apr 23rd 2014, 2:00 PM 8,185 Views 24 Comments

First Music Contact has teamed up with HMV to give Irish bands the chance to play live in the HMV stores every week.

# hmv - Saturday 19 April, 2014

HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning
# HMV
From The Daily Edge
# HMV

HMV has reopened on Grafton Street... and here was the queue this morning

Apr 19th 2014, 11:44 AM 4,399 Views 3 Comments

The store is in a different location.

Big day for music: HMV reopens on Grafton St and independents celebrate Record Store Day
# Feel The Beat
# Feel The Beat

Big day for music: HMV reopens on Grafton St and independents celebrate Record Store Day

Apr 19th 2014, 9:00 AM 7,151 Views 18 Comments

Music lovers have lots of options this Saturday!

# hmv - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

25 new jobs on the way as HMV opens Galway city store
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

25 new jobs on the way as HMV opens Galway city store

Apr 1st 2014, 4:45 PM 9,107 Views 20 Comments

The new outlet brings the number of HMV stores around the country to six.

# hmv - Friday 7 March, 2014

Back in black: HMV to reopen on Grafton St
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Back in black: HMV to reopen on Grafton St

Mar 7th 2014, 9:45 PM 22,378 Views 75 Comments

The chain went into receivership in early 2013, with a loss of 300 jobs.

# hmv - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

HMV opens another new Irish store today — this time online
# Retail
# Retail

HMV opens another new Irish store today — this time online

Nov 6th 2013, 7:30 AM 13,340 Views 24 Comments

The online store will be in addition to its five other stores in the Republic of Ireland which reopened two months ago.

# hmv - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store
# Music Download
# Music Download

Apple removes HMV music app from App Store

Oct 22nd 2013, 5:36 PM 18,372 Views 39 Comments

The music store say they have been given no explanation why.

# hmv - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HMV launches free music app
# Downloading
# Downloading

HMV launches free music app

Oct 17th 2013, 10:57 PM 13,233 Views 16 Comments

The app enables people to search for an album by scanning an album cover.

# hmv - Friday 6 September, 2013

HMV reopens its first store on Henry St, Dublin today
# Good News
# Good News

HMV reopens its first store on Henry St, Dublin today

Sep 6th 2013, 8:35 AM 9,542 Views 44 Comments

The three other HMV stores will open their doors on Thursday, September 12.

# hmv - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

New owners promise to honour old HMV gift vouchers
# Good News
# Good News

New owners promise to honour old HMV gift vouchers

Sep 3rd 2013, 4:36 PM 7,389 Views 24 Comments

HMV on Henry Street will reopen this week with a performance from The Strypes.

# hmv - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Here are 11 things you should definitely do when HMV reopens
# Empire Records
From The Daily Edge
# Empire Records

Here are 11 things you should definitely do when HMV reopens

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:30 PM 24,058 Views 51 Comments

When was the last time you made a mix tape?

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks
# Good News
# Good News

It's back! HMV to reopen four stores in two weeks

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:54 AM 21,675 Views 69 Comments

The Limerick, Henry Street, Dundrum and Liffey Valley outlets are due to reopen on either the 5 or 6 September.

# hmv - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

A Derry record-store owner came up with a novel solution, after running into some hassle with HMV
# Turnaround
# Turnaround

A Derry record-store owner came up with a novel solution, after running into some hassle with HMV

Jul 16th 2013, 9:15 PM 22,431 Views 21 Comments

Martin Doherty opened his store a few weeks ago under the name ‘HVM’. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he soon received a letter from a similarly-named music retail company.

# hmv - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

100 jobs on offer as HMV relaunches in Ireland
# Back In Business
# Back In Business

100 jobs on offer as HMV relaunches in Ireland

Jun 11th 2013, 11:07 AM 22,778 Views 87 Comments

Store managers and sales assistants are being sought for outlets in Dublin and Limerick.

# hmv - Friday 5 April, 2013

HMV may return to Ireland after buyout of UK business
# HMV
# HMV

HMV may return to Ireland after buyout of UK business

Apr 5th 2013, 11:10 AM 10,474 Views 61 Comments

Hilco, which previously saved the A-Wear business in Ireland, has bought the UK arm of HMV – and wants to come back to Ireland.

# hmv - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Former HMV Grafton Street store up for rent for €1 million
# Small Change
# Small Change

Former HMV Grafton Street store up for rent for €1 million

Apr 3rd 2013, 2:56 PM 18,055 Views 92 Comments

The four-storey building is up for rent after HMV closed down all of its Irish stores in February.

# hmv - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

300 staff to be laid off as Irish HMV stores close for good
# HMV
# HMV

300 staff to be laid off as Irish HMV stores close for good

Feb 12th 2013, 1:12 PM 10,476 Views 75 Comments

The receiver to HMV Ireland says each of the 16 Irish stores was loss-making and that it was not possible to find a buyer.

# hmv - Friday 8 February, 2013

HMV to shut 66 British stores in next two months
# HMV
# HMV

HMV to shut 66 British stores in next two months

Feb 8th 2013, 11:36 AM 3,987 Views 12 Comments

The move could see up to 1,000 HMV employees lose their jobs.

# hmv - Monday 4 February, 2013

7 people who feel hurt and abandoned by Golden Discs
# I Don't Belieb It
From The Daily Edge
# I Don't Belieb It

7 people who feel hurt and abandoned by Golden Discs

Feb 4th 2013, 12:53 PM 4,137 Views 1 Comment

They ran out of Justin Bieber’s new album. There were tears.

# hmv - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Staff use HMV's official Twitter account to reveal live sacking
# HMV
# HMV

Staff use HMV's official Twitter account to reveal live sacking

Jan 31st 2013, 4:35 PM 23,488 Views 20 Comments

Staff took over the @HMVtweets account – which had been dormant for weeks – to reveal significant layoffs.

# hmv - Saturday 26 January, 2013

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?
# HMV
# HMV

HMV: What does its receivership mean for Irish music and businesses?

Jan 26th 2013, 8:45 AM 10,408 Views 31 Comments

HMV has gone into receivership, and its future hangs in the balance – what impact could this have on Irish bands and music distribution companies?

# hmv - Thursday 24 January, 2013

VIDEO: Candle in the Wind reworked as a 'tribute' to HMV
# Goodbye Hmv
From The Daily Edge
# Goodbye Hmv

VIDEO: Candle in the Wind reworked as a 'tribute' to HMV

Jan 24th 2013, 3:52 PM 8,476 Views 12 Comments

Can you spot which ex-boybander has taken on the challenge?

# hmv - Tuesday 22 January, 2013

US restructuring firm Hilco takes control of HMV in the UK
# HMV
# HMV

US restructuring firm Hilco takes control of HMV in the UK

Jan 22nd 2013, 5:32 PM 7,005 Views 18 Comments

While Hilco said that it believed “there to be a viable underlying HMV business”, it remains unclear what impact this will have on HMV Ireland.

Tiny Dancer: HMV to honour Lily-Mae funds
# Tiny Dancer
# Tiny Dancer

Tiny Dancer: HMV to honour Lily-Mae funds

Jan 22nd 2013, 11:52 AM 7,146 Views 12 Comments

The company will honour all invoices from sales of the single in its stores in Ireland.

# hmv - Monday 21 January, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added tips on building a rainbow igloo

Jan 21st 2013, 7:59 PM 6,291 Views 5 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

No change in Ireland as HMV stores in UK to start accepting vouchers
# HMV
# HMV

No change in Ireland as HMV stores in UK to start accepting vouchers

Jan 21st 2013, 6:02 PM 10,054 Views 59 Comments

A spokesperson from Deloitte has confirmed that there are currently no plans to do similar in Ireland.

# hmv - Saturday 19 January, 2013

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Limerick end as staff expect payment next week
# HMV
# HMV

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Limerick end as staff expect payment next week

Jan 19th 2013, 7:49 PM 11,916 Views 38 Comments

Protests at other HMV stores in Cork and Tallaght are also expected to end as the receiver has reportedly given written assurances that staff will be paid outstanding wages.

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Gas, Gardaí and Tiny Dancers: The week in numbers

Jan 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,853 Views 3 Comments

Just how popular IS the DublinBikes system? And how many spheres does a sex toy need to win approval from the ECJ?

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Tallaght and Cork
# HMV
# HMV

Sit-ins at HMV stores in Tallaght and Cork

Jan 19th 2013, 12:23 PM 10,920 Views 31 Comments

There are now sit-ins taking place at four HMV stores across the country as staff demand to be paid wages they say they are owed from the troubled music retailer.

# hmv - Friday 18 January, 2013

Tiny Dancer rises in the charts once again as shortfall remains
# Goodwill
# Goodwill

Tiny Dancer rises in the charts once again as shortfall remains

Jan 18th 2013, 9:03 PM 14,170 Views 13 Comments

The person behind it, Stephen Macken, believes that the resurgence is “as a direct result of the receivership [of HMV] and people’s goodwill.”

# hmv - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Deloitte representatives to discuss payment with HMV staff
# HMV
# HMV

Deloitte representatives to discuss payment with HMV staff

Jan 17th 2013, 12:43 PM 6,273 Views 15 Comments

Staff at two stores in Limerick are currently staging a sit-in over uncertainty about payment of their wages this month.

Don't know what to do with your HMV vouchers?
# HMV
From The Daily Edge
# HMV

Don't know what to do with your HMV vouchers?

Jan 17th 2013, 12:33 PM 19,306 Views 33 Comments

One Dublin establishment will take them off your hands…

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