HMV Group

HMV Group

HMV is a British global entertainment retail chain. The company also operates in Hong Kong and Singapore. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a constituent of the FTSE Fledgling Index. Acquisitions by the HMV Group include Waterstone's in 1998 from W H Smith (sold in 2011), the music retailer Fopp in August 2007, and selected Zavvi retail outlets in February 2009.

Trevor Moore has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) since 3 September 2012, replacing Simon Fox. HMV stands for His Master's Voice, a painting created in 1899 by Francis Barraud, of the dog Nipper listening to a cylinder phonograph. For advertising purposes this was changed to a wind-up gramophone, and eventually used simply as a silhouette.

Read more about HMV Group:  Worldwide Operations, Product Range

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HMV Group - Product Range
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... In 2002, the company floated on the London Stock Exchange as HMV Group plc, leaving EMI with only a token holding ... All HMV stores in Germany were closed in 2003 ... The group became susceptible to a takeover following a poor period of trading up to Christmas 2005 ...

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