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  1. Happy Mondays Get To Work On New Album

    May 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT British alternative rock band the Happy Mondays are recording a new album, which they hope to release early next year, Billboard.com can reveal. The set is earmarked for a possible early 2009 release. "It's sounding good," says sing ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Music Zone Hits The Skids

    January 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST Time has run out for Music Zone, the embattled British music and entertainment retailer. Administrators for the High Street retailer have pulled the plug after admitting that they wouldn't find a home for the company. In a statement issued la ...

  4. U.K.'s Music Zone Closes 31 Stores

    January 16, 2007 12:00 AM EST Music Zone, the British music retailer which recently went into administration, has shuttered 31 outlets. The chain's administrators Deloitte pulled the trigger on the stores, which will result in the loss of 325 jobs. Music Zone was placed i ...

  5. U.K.'s Music Zone Buys MVC Stores

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Corporate advisory and restructuring firm Kroll has today (Jan. 4) completed the sale of 41 MVC stores to British retailer Music Zone. The sale has secured the jobs of 437 MVC employees, says Kroll in Corporate advisory and restructuring firm Krol ...

  6. U.K.'s Music Zone Buys MVC Stores

    January 04, 2006 12:00 AM EST Corporate advisory and restructuring firm Kroll has today (Jan. 4) completed the sale of 41 MVC stores to British retailer Music Zone. The sale has secured the jobs of 437 MVC employees, says Kroll in Corporate advisory and restructuring firm Krol ...

  7. U.K. Retailer Music Zone Buys 40 MVC Stores

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music Zone is buying 40 stores from its rival MVC, the British independent music retailer said today (Dec. 20). Financial details of the transaction, struck with MVC's new owners Argyll Partners, have British independent record retailer Music ...

  8. U.K. Retailer Music Zone Buys 40 MVC Stores

    December 21, 2005 12:00 AM EST Music Zone is buying 40 stores from its rival MVC, the British independent music retailer said today (Dec. 20). Financial details of the transaction, struck with MVC's new owners Argyll Partners, have British independent record retailer Music ...

  9. Brit Retailer Music Zone In Talks To Buy MVC

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bullish independent music retailer Music Zone is poised for a new wave of expansion. The Stockport, England-based firm has approached retailer Woolworths Group to buy its music and video chain MVC and Bullish independent music retailer Music Zone ...

  10. Brit Retailer Music Zone In Talks To Buy MVC

    June 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Bullish independent music retailer Music Zone is poised for a new wave of expansion. The Stockport, England-based firm has approached retailer Woolworths Group to buy its music and video chain MVC and Bullish independent music retailer Music Zone ...

  11. Brit Retailer Music Zone Changes Hands

    March 29, 2005 12:00 AM EST Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 million) management buyout of the British independent music retailer. LONDON -- Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 mil ...

  12. Brit Retailer Music Zone Changes Hands

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 million) management buyout of the British independent music retailer. Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 mill ...

  13. Brit Retailer Music Zone Changes Hands

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 million) management buyout of the British independent music retailer. Russ Grainger, owner and chairman of Music Zone, has agreed on a £12 million ($22 mill ...

  14. U.K.'s Music Zone Reveals 'Record' 2003 Revenue

    February 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST U.K. independent retail chain Music Zone reports "record" 2003 revenues of £63 million ($118), up 20% on the previous year. Operating profits however were not revealed. U.K. independent retail chain Music Zone reports "reco ...

  15. Exec Changes At U.K. Retailer Music Zone

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST A management restructuring at U.K. independent retail chain Music Zone sees founder Russ Grainger take over the new role of chairman. He is handing his former managing director role to financial contr A management restructuring at U.K. independent ...

  16. Exec Changes At U.K. Retailer Music Zone

    February 06, 2004 12:00 AM EST A management restructuring at U.K. independent retail chain Music Zone sees founder Russ Grainger take over the new role of chairman. He is handing his former managing director role to financial contr A management restructuring at U.K. independent ...