ASDA Lining up Last Minute HMV Rescue Bid?

Green-topped supermarket chain ASDA may be about to salvage pink-topped physical media dinosaur HMV, with the retail giant said to be offering to buy the remaining HMV stores from the administrator -- and keep some of them going. Read More >>

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Death Watch: Blockbuster Shuts Up Another 164 Stores

Things are going from bad to worse for all those still clinging onto jobs at the failing Blockbuster. Deloitte's just announced that 164 more stores are closing with around 800 jobs lost. It just goes to show you can't compete in an online world with crummy brick and mortar rental stores. Read More >>

66 HMV Stores to Close With 930 Staff Out of a Job

Hilco might have bought out HMV's debt, giving it effective control over Deloitte's administration of the troubled chain, but that doesn't mean everything is hunky dory right now. HMV's just announced 66 stores will close with the loss of 930 jobs. Ouch. Read More >>

Dixons Online Is Dead

Dixons, the once famous high street electronics retailer that was swallowed up into Currys and PCWorld in DSGi's efforts to save costs, still clung on in there as an online brand for a while. Now even its online presence ceases to be, leaving the Dixons high street name gathering dust just like Woolworths and Radio Rentals before it. Read More >>

HTC Abandons Half-Broken HTC Sense Web Site

The HTC Sense web site has never really worked as advertised, with most users failing to sign in, not being able to use many of the promised features and generally getting frustrated with HTC's supposed phone management and tracking tool. Now HTC's given up on it as well. Read More >>

GAME Becomes Another “Woolworths” as Half Its Stores Close On the High Street

GAME Group officially slipped into administration this morning, but the repercussions are only now starting to rollout – 277 of the company’s stores will close with immediate effect, while anyone with anyone with a gift card is fat out of luck, at least for the time being. Read More >>