Doug Putman

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Sunrise Records is to pay more than £300,000 a week until July for the right to occupy HMV’s stores and its London headquarters. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

Sunrise Records paid a total of £883,000 (€960,000) to acquire the business and assets of HMV, which entered administration with obligations to trade (...)

Backstopping down? British prime minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street en route to Belfast.  Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP

Image of the week: Backstop right now It was all the “Bs” this week for UK prime minister Theresa May as she escaped from behind the bars of Downin(...)

HMV’s flagship store on Oxford Street in London, which is among those to have closed after the chain was bought by Putman. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

The rescue of 100 HMV stores by a youthful Canadian entrepreneur, safeguarding almost 1,500 jobs, is a rare piece of good news for Britain’s beleaguer(...)

Entertainment retailer HMV collapsed after Christmas. Photograph: Cole Burston/Bloomberg

HMV, the British music retailer that collapsed after Christmas, has been sold to the owner of Canada’s Sunrise Records in a deal that will save 100 st(...)