Interview: HMV’s Doug Putman on stores, streaming and centenary celebrations

Doug Putman

Having suffered tumbling profits and two administrations in the past decade alone, HMV has had to scrap its way to its 100th anniversary on the British high street.

The retailer’s owner, Doug Putman, is only just getting started – and wants to create a business fit for the next 100 years.

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