Bose are shutting down all stores in North America, Europe, Australia and Japan

Bose are closing 119 stores worldwide meaning hundreds of job losses, saying that retail outlets are no longer needed. Renowned audio-tech makers Bose have announced a major closure of their retail stores across the globe….

HMV isn’t going anywhere as Canada saves the UK music shop

The high street is dwindling and HMV are teetering on the edge, but Canada have saved the day for the UK’s biggest music retailer. HMV had a bad start to 2019 after a disappointing holiday…

Is high street music dead? HMV collapse into administration – again

The UK’s biggest music retailer are struggling to keep up as music goes digital going into administration after clawing their way out of it 5 years ago. It’s a sign of the times – the…

Tesco is Joining Amazon and Launching a Android Based Smartphone in 2014

The BBC has reported that Tesco’s will launch a new Android based smartphone before the end of 2014. The Tesco Phone will be comparable to the Samsung Galaxy S5. It will come preloaded with a…

HMV Japan Close Flagship Store: Retail Decline!

HMV Japan will be closing their flagship retail store in Tokyo’s Shibuyu district on August 22. This move really shows the collapse of the physical market, not just in Japan but all over the world….

Music Retail Sales for 2008 Drop 6%

The U.K. recorded music business held up reasonably well in 2008 with trade value down by 5.3% to £894 million ($1.368 billion) and retail value down by 6% to £1.308 billion ($2.002 billion), according to…