Scunthorpe HMV store to close
The HMV store in Scunthorpe is to close, administrators have confirmed.
Administrators Deloitte have today confirmed 66 HMV stores will close across the UK, including the Scunthorpe store on Jubilee Way in the Parishes.
The store employs 11 members of staff.
The 66 stores identified for closure employ a total of 930 staff.
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No fixed date has been set on when the store will close and it will continue to trade in the meantime.
However, it is expected the store will close over the next one to two months.
Other stores identified for closure include Wandsworth, Bayswater, Birmingham Fort, Wakefield, Barnsley, St Albans and a number in Glasgow.
Nick Edwards, Joint Administrator, said: “As part of our ongoing review of HMV’s financial position, we have now completed a review of the store portfolio and have identified 66 loss making stores for closure.
"This step has been taken in order to enhance the prospects of securing the business’ future as a going concern.
“We continue to receive strong support from staff and are extremely grateful to them for their commitment during an understandably difficult period.
"All other key stakeholders remain very supportive and I continue to be hopeful of securing a future for the restructured business."
HMV currently operates from 220 stores in the UK.