Britain's Entertainment Retailers Association

  1. Quirk Elected To Chairm U.K.'s ERA

    September 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Entertainment Retailers Association today unanimously elected independent record store-owner Paul Quirk as its chairman. Also at its annual general meeting, the trade body's ruling council voted-in Ben Drury, managing director ...

  2. Virgin Megastores U.K. Changes Hands In MBO

    September 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Richard Branson's Virgin Group has sold-off its Virgin Megastores U.K. and Ireland chain for an undisclosed sum. A team led by Virgin Megastores managing director Simon Douglas and finance director Steve Peckham has bought the 125-store chain ...

  3. ERA Calls For Investigation Into Prince 'Covermount'

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Entertainment Retailers Association is turning the screw in its crusade against "covermounting." The trade body has sent a letter to British magazines and newspapers authority ABC, bringing into question the Mail on Sunday ...

  4. Quirk, Batchelor To Co-Chair ERA

    March 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britain's Entertainment Retailers Association has temporarily split its chairmanship role. Paul Quirk, founder of Quirk's Records, and Woolworths' head of trading, entertainment and mobile communications Jim Batchelor, were appointe ...