Known for the retailing of CDs, DVDs and accessories, the brand actually started in radio and television and then expanded. HMV music has now also branched out into music streaming with it’s social networking site HMV Get Closer.
Among their primary range of products, HMV stores also stock clothing, gaming products and books. The HMV headphones ranges as well as the selection of HMV posters have also been quite popular with shoppers.
The brand also has the HMV Curzon cinema and the online members site HMV pure for it’s shoppers. There was also once the HMV Institute in Birmingham which was apart of the brand.
HMV UK was founded in 1930.
The brand name stands for, His Master’s Voice.
There are over 250 stores across the UK.
For those interested in music with retail experience, there are a range of HMV jobs available.