WEST COUNTRY HMV STORES TO CLOSE


HMV stores in Plymouth, Exeter, Bath and Bristol’s Cribbs Causeway are set to close, it has been announced.

Canadian firm Sunrise Records has agreed to buy 100 stores out of administration, securing 1,487 jobs. But 27 stores will close resulting in 455 redundancies.

As well as shops in the West Country, HMV’s flagship Oxford Street store, which opened in 1921, is among those to be closed.

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