Handleman Company

  1. Handleman Co To Sell U.K. Operation To Tesco

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Company is to sell its British distribution business, Handleman U.K., to market-leading British supermarket chain Tesco. The deal is expected to be completed in the coming weeks according to Michigan-based Handleman, and Tesco is set to ...

  2. Handleman Steers Away From Music Biz

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Company is exiting the music business in North America. As part of a radical upheaval of its interests, the company has sold its music inventory and selected other assets related to its Wal-Mart business in the U.S. to Anderson Merchandi ...

  3. Handleman Reaches Agreement With Lenders

    May 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman company has reached an agreement with its lenders that may give the company some breathing room. In advance of its previous May 31 deadline that could have found the Troy, Mich.-based rackjobber in default of its loan, Handleman has ...

  4. Britney Poised For Top Spot On Billboard 200

    October 31, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Britney Spears looks to have a clear path to top The Billboard 200. First-day sales from the eight chains that report to Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts put Spears' Jive/Zomba release "Blackout" at 124,000 on the report rel ...

  5. Handleman Nets $17.7M Loss For Quarter

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Although the Handleman company reported a 14% increase in first-quarter sales, the Troy, Mich.-based company posted a wider loss this year due to taxes. For the three-month period that ended July 28, Handleman reported a net loss of $17.7 million, ...

  6. Handleman Names New President

    October 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Robert Kirby accepts role from Johnson & Johnson. Handleman Company has named Robert E. Kirby president and COO. Kirby, 50, joins Handleman with more than 28 years of management and executive responsibilities. For the past seven years Kirb ...

  7. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  8. Handleman Completes Tesco CD, DVD Supply Contract

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Britain's market-leading mass-merchant retail chain Tesco is to take the distribution of its music and video product ranges in-house through a new arrangement with Handleman Company. Britain's market-leading mass-merchant retail chain Te ...

  9. Handleman Completes Tesco CD, DVD Supply Contract

    March 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal starts April 2007, covers 700-plus stores. Britain's market-leading mass-merchant retail chain Tesco is to take the distribution of its music and video product ranges in-house through a new arrangement with Handleman Company. Under the d ...