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  1. HMV Japan to Reopen New Shibuya Store

    January 11, 2011 12:00 AM EST HMV Japan announced on its website that it would reopen a store in Tokyo's central shopping and nightlife district of Shibuya. The CD retailing giant had its flagship Japanese outlet in Shibuya for 20 years before closing the 6,450-square foo ...

  2. Culture Convenience Club Nixes HMV Japan Deal

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Tokyo-based retail CD and DVD rental giant Culture Convenience Club (CCC), which operates the industry-leading chain Tsutaya, has annulled its purchase of the HMV Japan chain of retail music stores. On March 25 CCC announced that it would purc ...

  3. HMV Japan To Shutter Flagship Store

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT HMV Japan will shutter its flagship retail location in Tokyo's Shibuya district on Aug. 22. The move is more evidence of the collapse of the physical music market in Japan, which lost 27% of it value in 2009 (Billboard.biz, January 26, 2010) ...

  4. Culture Convenience Club Buys HMV Japan

    March 29, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The Tokyo-based retail CD and DVD rental giant Culture Convenience Club (CCC), which operates the industry-leading chain Tsutaya, is to purchase the HMV Japan chain of retail music stores. CCC announced that it will purchase the company from curre ...

  5. HMV Japan Pres Dezelsky To Split

    November 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST HMV Japan president Paul Dezelsky will leave his post at the end of the year, Billboard.biz has learned. "It is a completely personal decision," Dezelsky tells Billboard.biz. "After 12 years I feel it is time to challenge something ...