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Don Don Donki accelerates Hong Kong expansion

Japanese discount retailer Don Don Donki is to open up to three more stores in Hong Kong imminently, including a flagship in Causeway Bay.

HMV liquidation sale starts Thursday

A giant HMV liquidation sale kicks off on Thursday in Wan Chai as the liquidator tries to recover some cash to return to creditors

HMV stock to be sold by tender

The liquidator of collapsed music chain HMV has backed away from a retail sale of the company’s inventory.

HMV’s white knights walk away

Two prospective saviours of the HMV Hong Kong business have walked away after it became clear they would be unlikely to be allowed to use the historic brand name.

Tower Records Tokyo goes all in on vinyl

The Tower Records Tokyo store in Shinjuku is cashing in on the Japanese market’s resurgence of interest in vinyl records.

HMV Hong Kong collapses

The HMV Hong Kong business has collapsed, with the chain’s owner appointing liquidators yesterday.

HMV faces legal action as unpaid rents reach US$600,000

Gadget, movie and music retailer HMV may face eviction from several of its Hong Kong store locations in coming weeks.

HMV faces legal action as unpaid rents reach HK$5 million

Gadget, movie and music retailer HMV may face eviction from several of its Hong Kong store locations in coming weeks.

Hong Kong Records to close after years of losses

Popular music store Hong Kong Records will close its outlets in Pacific Place and Harbour City after 29 years in business.

HMV Digital China launches video streaming

HMV Digital China Group has launched a bilingual video-streaming platform, HMVOD.

HMV UK struggles to maintain momentum

Music and video specialist HMV UK’s latest results indicate that its troubles are far from over.

Mixed outlook for Singapore retail sector

Prospects for the Singapore retail sector are expected to be mixed this year with consumers likely to stay cautious, says Colliers International.