Alan Giles

  1. HMV Appoints Fox As CEO

    July 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Incoming exec succeeds Giles. Market-leading music and entertainment retailer HMV Group plc today (July 18) named Simon Fox as its incoming chief executive. Fox will officially join the chain on Sept. 4 as group chief executive-designate. At the c ...

  2. Gallant Out At HMV U.K.

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Steve Gallant, product director and board member at leading music merchant HMV U.K. & Ireland, has exited amid ongoing restructuring at the company. His unexpected departure, with immediate effect Steve Gallant, product director and board ...

  3. Gallant Out At HMV U.K.

    January 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Steve Gallant, product director and board member at leading music merchant HMV U.K. & Ireland, has exited amid ongoing restructuring at the company. His unexpected departure, with immediate effect Steve Gallant, product director and board ...

  4. HMV CEO Giles To Step Down

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Leading British music merchant HMV Group plc today (Jan. 12) said its chief executive Alan Giles will retire at the end of 2006. In a separate interim trading note issued to the London Stock Exchange, Leading British music merchant HMV Group plc t ...

  5. HMV CEO Giles To Step Down

    January 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST Leading British music merchant HMV Group plc today (Jan. 12) said its chief executive Alan Giles will retire at the end of 2006. In a separate interim trading note issued to the London Stock Exchange, Leading British music merchant HMV Group plc t ...

  6. HMV Raises Bid For Bookseller Ottakar's

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV Group Plc, the market-leading British music retailer, has launched a cash takeover bid for Ottakar's Plc in a deal valuing the U.K. bookseller at about £96.4 million ($177.26 million). HMV Group Plc, the market-leading British mu ...

  7. HMV Raises Bid For Bookseller Ottakar's

    September 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT HMV Group Plc, the market-leading British music retailer, has launched a cash takeover bid for Ottakar's Plc in a deal valuing the U.K. bookseller at about £96.4 million ($177.26 million). HMV Group Plc, the market-leading British mu ...

  8. Stock Market Welcomes HMV Group Annual Results

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The stock market reacted positively to annual figures published today (June 28) from London-based HMV Group plc which show the retail giant's sales for the year ended April 30 rose to £1.88 billi The stock market reacted positively t ...

  9. Stock Market Welcomes HMV Group Annual Results

    June 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Profits rise, expansion to continue. The stock market reacted positively to annual figures published today (June 28) from London-based HMV Group plc which show the retail giant's sales for the year ended April 30 rose to £1.88 billion ($3.40 ...

  10. HMV Group Sales Rise Again

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST HMV Group today (Jan. 18) reported first-half sales increases but sounded a note of caution about the economic outlook in its U.K. power base. HMV Group today (Jan. 18) reported first-half sales increases but sounded a note of caution about the ec ...

  11. HMV Group Sales Rise Again

    January 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST HMV Group today (Jan. 18) reported first-half sales increases but sounded a note of caution about the economic outlook in its U.K. power base. HMV Group today (Jan. 18) reported first-half sales increases but sounded a note of caution about the ec ...

  12. DVD Demand Keeps HMV Profits On The Rise

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An aggressive program of store openings plus public demand for DVD allowed HMV Group to increase profits and cut £100.8 million ($182.7 million) off its net debt in the past financial year. An aggressive program of store openings plus pub ...

  13. DVD Demand Keeps HMV Profits On The Rise

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT An aggressive program of store openings plus public demand for DVD allowed HMV Group to increase profits and cut £100.8 million ($182.7 million) off its net debt in the past financial year. An aggressive program of store openings plus pub ...