Fopp

  1. HMV Unveils Charity Partner

    November 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Market leading U.K. entertainment retailer HMV and sister company Fopp have chosen children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent as their charity partner for 2008 to 2010. As part of HMV’s bi-annual corporate social responsibility and community enga ...

  2. Williamson Replaces Campkin At Zavvi

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Gary Williamson has been promoted to head of music at Zavvi, the British retailer which emerged from the Virgin Megastores U.K. and Ireland chain. London-based Williamson, who retains his current responsibilities as head of related product, succee ...

  3. Brit Retailer Choicesuk Hits The Wall

    August 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT British DVD and music retailer ChoicesUK has called in the administrators and suspended trading in its shares on the AIM section of the London Stock Exchange. ChoicesUK has 170 outlets focusing on DVD and computer games for sale and rental. The co ...

  4. HMV Eyeing Up Fopp Outlets?

    July 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT HMV could be poised to snap up some stores of the recently-bankrupted U.K. specialist music chain Fopp, according to media reports. Fopp, at one time the U.K.'s leading independent music-focused retailer, collapsed June 29 with 700 job losses ...

  5. Fopp Sheds 700 Staff

    July 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fopp, the recently-defunct independent British music retailer, has axed 700-plus employees. Ernst & Young, the accountancy firm appointed administrator to the recently-collapsed chain, confirmed the job losses in a statement today. The adminis ...

  6. U.K. Retailer Fopp Shutters

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Fopp, the U.K.'s leading independent specialist music retailer, has gone bust. The company issued a statement today (June 29) confirming industry speculation that it was going bankrupt after 25 years in the business. "It is with great re ...

  7. Update: Fopp's Fate Hangs In Balance

    June 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The fate of leading U.K. independent music retailer Fopp remains uncertain despite stores re-opening on June 23, after an unexpected closure the day before. The company has publicly admitted "experiencing difficulties" after failing to o ...

  8. Fopp Builds Empire On Music Zone

    February 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST British independent music retailer Fopp has bought 67 stores from administrators of the beleaguered Music Zone chain. The outlets, plus Music Zone's headquarters and warehouse in Stockport, England and its warehouse in Denton, have been sold ...

  9. Pryde, Hill Join Brit Retailer Fopp

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Following months of speculation, former HMV Europe executives David Pryde and Peter Hill have been appointed directors at Glasgow, Scotland-based independent music retailer Fopp. Following months of speculation, former HMV Europe executives David ...

  10. Pryde, Hill Join Brit Retailer Fopp

    May 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Former HMV Europe execs take director roles. Following months of speculation, former HMV Europe executives David Pryde and Peter Hill have been appointed directors at Glasgow, Scotland-based independent music retailer Fopp. Pryde exited HMV Europe ...

  11. U.K. Groups Launch Awards For Unsigned Acts

    February 09, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent U.K. retail chain Fopp is teaming with the Performing Right Society's PRS Foundation (PRSF) and CD manufacturer Clear Sound & Vision to launch the Unsigned Awards. Independent U.K. retail chain Fopp is teaming with the Per ...

  12. U.K. Retailer Fopp Posts Gains In 2003

    January 14, 2004 12:00 AM EST Independent retailer Fopp buoyed by strong DVD and books performance in December, ends up with year-on-year growth of 57%. U.K. independent retailer Fopp will today announce year-on-year sales growth of 57%. The 14-store chain will report sales of ...

  13. U.K. Retailer Fopp Posts Gains In 2003

    January 13, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent retailer Fopp will today announce year-on-year sales growth of 57%. The 14-store chain will report sales of £27.5 million ($50 million) for the financial year ending Nov. 30, 2 U.K. independent retailer Fopp will today ...