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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2018, 15:19 »
昨天的震撼消息久一,就是HMV全線清盤結業,也是五年前幾乎全線結業後,再一次危機。然而,觀乎近年的發展,其實影碟以至唱片市場也大不如前,而影碟店式微也仿如是全球大趨勢。

先來看看香港的情況,HMV雖然經營多年,但是多年來的發展也看到一些端倪。最初HMV在香港時,唱片與影碟均佔了舖面的絕大部份位置,周邊產品只是用作點綴之用。近年來,雖然HMV依舊,但看到非唱片與影碟所佔的舖面比例愈來愈大,當中主要店舖更佔了逾半樓面面積。其實近年來,各家唱片與影碟店也出現經營困難。另一家唱片店香港唱片也陸續將旗下店舖結業。

八十年代,錄影帶租賃事件旺盛,當中著片租碟店便有KPS金獅與節拍,甚至後來的雅麗影視等。到了九十年代,錄影帶變成了成本較低的VCD,觀眾轉而購買VCD,再加上檔案複製,便漸漸出現影視店結業潮。當然,租賃版權制度設立,也令租賃市場經營困難。

時代不同,今時今日要看電影或租電影,不一定要到影碟店。到網站買碟也算是方便,而當中串流平台可同時做到租賃與購買,加上效果也相當理想,而且更為方便,確實令市場再度出現質變。

說實,時代不斷改變,一些盛極一時的行業難免式微。觀乎香港租金高昂,影碟店並不見得有太多利潤,大幅度減少也是預見之中。而留下來的店舖,要生存下去也只能找出自己特色,才提供觀眾光臨以至光顧的誘因。
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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2018, 10:05 »
HK records also supposedly down to harbour city only. Pacific place outlet closed.

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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2018, 19:09 »
I think HMV sticking to a largely high street shop business model, after their last near collapse, was bound to end as it seems to be doing. I found their offers of "buy two for XXX" or "buy 3 for YYY" to be confusing and irritating. There just seemed to be offer label after offer label but rarely two that matched! I think a simple policy of lower pricing would have been far better. Ultimately, Internet sales are the way forward but I found their site rather half hearted and dull. These observations are regarding their UK business rather than HK. 

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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2018, 06:08 »
HK records also supposedly down to harbour city only. Pacific place outlet closed.

It's the other way around.

They closed Harbour City's outlet and maintained Pacific Place's.

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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #6 on: December 31, 2018, 10:48 »
Some online articles are suggesting that HMV plans to close all physical retail stores in Hong Kong.

One statement says "HMV Retail is “being placed into creditors’ voluntary winding up after taking into consideration, amongst others, its insolvency and the various defaults in payments of the lawsuits previously received by HMV Retail”.

It also says that the revenue generated from HMV Retail was “approximately HK$31.55 million, decreased approximately 41% as compared to the corresponding period in 2017.”

The HMV retail business has been present in Hong Kong for 25 years.




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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2019, 08:45 »
收檔, 收皮, 玩完
blame apple
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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #8 on: January 10, 2019, 16:22 »
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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #10 on: January 31, 2019, 15:16 »
It's the other way around.

They closed Harbour City's outlet and maintained Pacific Place's.

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All outlets closed.

Now left cd warehouse.

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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #11 on: January 31, 2019, 20:27 »
many fond memories at both the shops. I do not recall not being able to find what I was looking for. They are very well stock, and almost each and every time, they will have an audiophile copy.

and they do use just any set up on display. The unit at Harbour City is huge like one can spend the entire afternoon, and still don't want to leave. The whole of Habour City is now very well patronized by tourist. 

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Re: Breaking news hmv hk 收檔 closes shop
« Reply #12 on: February 01, 2019, 14:28 »
Blame it on Sony and Philips. They invented and promoted music CD without effective piracy protection and not prepared for the consequences of digital technology onslaught.

收檔, 收皮, 玩完
blame apple
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