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HMV is a music and entertainment specialist. In January 2013 the group collapsed into administration, with 66 loss-making stores being closed by the administrators to improve prospects of a sale as a going concern.

As Carpetright and Hobbycraft both look to the high street for new stores, Retail Week asks property specialists if the high street is enjoying a resurgence.

Analysis: Is the high street having a resurgence?

27-Jun-2014 | Updated: 3-Jul-2014

As Carpetright and Hobbycraft look to the high street for new stores, is the high street enjoying a resurgence? Retail Week asks the experts.

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Rough Trade aren’t afraid to tell customers what to like; to be active in that recommendation, even operating subscription schemes that send customers the specific tracks Rough Trade think they should be listening to.

Comment: Customer choice should be curated not confusing

28-Aug-2014 | By Richard Hammond

Unfettered choice without curation, inspiration and discovery is paralysing. Retailers should make it easy for people to buy.

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