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27 HMV Stores Close After Sale To Canadian Music Boss

27 HMV Stores Close After Sale To Canadian Music Boss

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LONDON, UK (Top40 Charts) HMV has been rescued from collapse by a Canadian music entrepreneur, but 27 stores in prime locations have closed, including the site of its first store on London's Oxford Street.

Doug Putman, who runs the Canadian retailer Sunrise Records, has bought the UK music and film chain after emerging as the leading contender over the weekend, heading off competition from Mike Ashley's Sports Direct.

The alphabetical list follows:
Ayr
Bath
Bluewater
Bristol Cribbs
Chichester
Exeter Princesshay
Fopp Bristol
Fopp Glasgow Byres
Fopp Manchester
Fopp Oxford
Glasgow Braehead
Guernsey
Hereford
Manchester Trafford
Merry Hill
Oxford Street
Peterborough Queensgate
Plymouth Drake Circus
Reading
Sheffield Meadowhall
Southport
Thurrock
Tunbridge Wells
Uxbridge
Watford
Westfield London
Wimbledon






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