hmv Canada continues to expand with its newest store opening in Fort McMurray.
TORONTO, Oct. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail
destination for music and entertainment is pleased to announce today its new
location in Fort McMurray, Alberta is now open. This new permanent location
in Peter Pond Mall, opened its doors to the residents of Fort McMurray,
"This is a market we have been targeting for a number of years," said Harvey
Berkley, CFO, hmv Canada. "The hmv location in Grande Prairie has proven
immensely successful and we feel that this newest addition in Fort McMurray
will help strengthen the brand within the province."
Nick Williams, President and CEO, hmv Canada elaborates "With a strong demand
for CDs and DVDs present in this unique market, we are extremely excited to
open the doors of hmv in Fort McMurray. With a renewed strength and excitement
for our business, evident in our results, we look forward to serving our new
guests and engaging with the community. "
hmv Canada anticipates exciting fourth quarter sales through this location
driven with upcoming releases such as Man of Steel, Pacific Rim, and Fast and
Furious 6 on DVD and Blu-ray plus new albums from Lady Gaga, Celine Dion, and
Arcade Fire coming this holiday season. Paired with great seasonal campaign
offers as well as a diverse product mix including gift and collectibles,
t-shirts and seasonal merchandise, hmv Canada is home to entertainment for
Fort McMurray residents.
In addition, hmv Canada will open six temporary pop-up store locations across
the country this holiday season.
About hmv Canada
hmv Canada's first store opened in 1986, from which it has grown to become a
Canadian entertainment market leader with 112 stores from Newfoundland to
British Columbia, including flagship locations in Toronto, Edmonton, and
Montreal. hmv Canada is an innovator in its market, launching in 2009
hmvdigital.ca its digital music store, in 2010, the hmv Pure customer
rewards program, which has attracted over 1.4 million paid cardholders, and in
2012 The Vault music streaming service, giving users access to millions of
tracks to stream on a personal computer or mobile device.hmv has been named
Canadian Music Retailer of the Year for the past 20 years, and has also been
recognized as the Canadian Entertainment Network DVD Retailer of the Year. In
July 2011, Hilco acquired hmv Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc.
SOURCE HMV Canada Inc.
hmv Canada Elyssa Macri email@example.com 416.620.6618 ext. 716
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