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  1. April 15, 2013

    Trinity chief gets £1.2m for four months in role

    Simon Fox, the recently appointed chief executive of Trinity Mirror, received pay and notional benefits worth as much as...

  2. April 1, 2013

    Cloud over Trinity to lift, says Simon Fox

    Simon Fox, the new chief executive of Trinity Mirror, believes he has a strong story to tell. The newspaper group’s annual...

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  1. January 11, 2013

    Sunday People targeted by bid consortium

    A consortium headed by Sue Douglas, a former editor of the Sunday Express, has proposed taking a majority stake in the...

  2. October 27, 2012

    Police probe fresh Mirror hacking claim

    The Metropolitan Police has launched a preliminary probe into allegations by Murray Harkin, the former business partner of...

  3. October 24, 2012

    Mirror faces fifth hacking complaint

    A high-profile British businessman has contacted the Metropolitan police through his lawyer asking for an investigation into...

  4. October 23, 2012

    Trinity Mirror shareholders urge inquiry

    Some big shareholders in Trinity Mirror are planning to call for an investigation into alleged phone hacking at tabloid...

  5. October 22, 2012

    Hack claim shock may rock Trinity’s Fox

    INSINUATIONS that Simon Fox had jumped from the frying pan into the fire were bang on. Hacking claims could hit a subsidiary...

  6. October 15, 2012

    Trinity Mirror unveils restructuring plans

    Simon Fox, the new chief executive of Trinity Mirror, has announced the first steps in a restructuring of the publishing...

  7. September 21, 2012

    HMV suffers double-digit sales slide

    The difficulty of the task facing Trevor Moore, the new chief executive of HMV, was underlined on Friday when the struggling...

  8. August 31, 2012

    More of the same for Simon Fox

    Simon Fox left HMV on Friday after six years at the struggling high-street music retailer. His tenure was a tricky one. Mr...

  9. August 30, 2012

    HMV boss to take on Trinity Mirror

    The outgoing chief executive of struggling high street chain HMV is set to take the top job at Trinity Mirror, the media...

  10. August 30, 2012

    The Gospel according to Saint Antony

    And lo, a great leader came forward in the land of Barclays at the time of its travail. His name was Antony “AJ” Jenkins,...

  11. August 9, 2012

    HMV expects return to profit in 2013

    HMV, the struggling high street retailer, said it expected to return to profit next year despite posting heavy losses for...

  12. August 7, 2012

    Is company loyalty laudable?

    THE PROBLEM Last week, Simon Fox stepped down as CEO of HMV after a turbulent six years. In mid-2009, Mr Fox was targeted as...

  13. August 7, 2012

    HMV confirms new finance director

    HMV confirmed on Tuesday that Ian Kenyon would join the entertainment chain as its new finance director following two senior...

  14. August 6, 2012

    StanChart acquires must-have accessory

    Until Monday, Standard Chartered was a weird outlier among UK-based banks. It lacked the must-have accessory flaunted by...

  15. August 6, 2012

    HMV moves to replace finance director

    HMV is close to naming Carphone Warehouse executive Ian Kenyon as its new finance director, after David Wolffe resigned from...

  16. August 2, 2012

    HMV shows survival is not just of fittest

    Three years almost exactly since he said, “Thanks, but no thanks” to the idea of becoming ITV’s chief executive, Simon Fox...

  17. August 2, 2012

    HMV chief executive quits after six years

    Simon Fox is quitting HMV after six years as the retailer’s chief executive, one of the most strategically challenging posts...

  18. May 31, 2012

    HMV sells Hammersmith Apollo for £32m

    HMV, the UK entertainment retailer, has sold the Hammersmith Apollo to a company partly owned by AEG for £32m. The company...

  19. May 4, 2012

    HMV forecasts return to profit next year

    Shares in HMV rose more than 12 per cent after the music retailer said it would move back into full-year profit next year,...

  20. January 20, 2012

    Shares in HMV soar on £180m debt deal

    HMV looks set to survive the turbulent conditions on the high street after striking a deal with its banks to waive covenants...

  21. January 9, 2012

    HMV decline slows over Christmas

    HMV Group received a modicum of respite over the Christmas period as the lossmaking music retailer reported a slowing of the...

  22. January 3, 2012

    Pacific Global Mgmt eyes HMV’s Mama

    The talent management business that owns the Elite modelling agency has emerged as the latest buyer to express interest in...

  23. December 19, 2011

    HMV questions future as sales fall

    HMV Group is to sell its profitable live music business in an effort to cut its £160m debt burden, as the lossmaking...

  24. December 4, 2011

    Wide range of commodities vehicles deliver varying results

    Ask an investment adviser for one reason to invest in commodities, and you will hear three: portfolio diversification, a...

  25. September 9, 2011

    HMV sales fall in face of stores rethink

    Sales at struggling high-street retailer HMV are unlikely to return to positive territory in spite of a £6m store revamp...

  26. June 30, 2011

    HMV to focus on technology and live music

    HMV Group is gearing up for a make-or-break Christmas period, betting that sales of headphones, speaker docks and tablets...

  27. June 23, 2011

    HMV investors approve Waterstone’s sale

    Shareholders in troubled entertainment group HMV have rubber-stamped the £53m disposal of its Waterstone’s bookshop chain to...

  28. June 3, 2011

    Equity or direct exposure: which is best?

    In view of the eye-watering losses that hedge funds suffered in the recent commodities sell-off, hesitant investors could be...

  29. May 20, 2011

    HMV turns the page on Waterstone’s sale

    Struggling entertainment group HMV has conditionally agreed to sell its book chain Waterstones to Russian billionaire...

  30. April 29, 2011

    HMV and the internet

    The internet shrank the world – and with it the high street. Storied US music retailer Tower Records filed for bankruptcy in...

  31. April 7, 2011

    Bankers squeeze a JJB premium

    The bankers who have managed to convince JJB Sports’ investors, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust, to fork...

  32. April 5, 2011

    Foxed HMV faces extinction

    If you want music, you will visit Amazon or iTunes online. But if you want profits warnings, look no further than HMV, which...

  33. March 26, 2011

    Waterstone’s sale not an open and shut case at HMV

    Death by a thousand downloads. As HMV Group unravels through ever more plaintive Stock Exchange announcements, another...

  34. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2011

    364 days later - HMV edition

    A year is an awfully long time for a business in structural decline. Ask Simon Fox, the boss of HMV. Cast your minds back to...

  35. March 23, 2011

    Mamut moves closer to HMV

    Following last month’s excitement about Alexander Mamut’s hiring of Credit Suisse as an adviser, the Russian oligarch is a...

  36. March 20, 2011

    HMV set to sketch out rescue plan

    The entertainment retailer’s rescue plan may include a sale of Waterstone’s book stores – analysts estimate it could be...

  37. March 17, 2011

    HMV’s Fox snaps at critics

    Simon Fox, chief executive of HMV, hit out at the company’s critics on Thursday, claiming that “reports of our premature...

  38. March 17, 2011

    Small caps: HMV up on chief’s optimism

    HMV jumped 32.6 per cent to 15¼p after Simon Fox, chief executive of the embattled books and DVD retailer, told reporters at...

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