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BREAKING NEWS: HMV Crawley to close in 1 week

The dramatic decision for the quick closure has come as a shock to both the employees and the customers.

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At the beginning of Feb ’19 it was announced that HMV was to close 27 of their stores after Sunrise Records bought 100 stores out of administration.

But in that list of closures Crawley was never mentioned.

Now it appears that is no longer the case as staff were informed yesterday of the intention to close the store in just over 1 weeks time, closing on the 9th March.

Only a couple of days ago it was announced that six of the stores that had recently been closed were now re-opened following negotiations with landlords over the rent on those premises.

But despite this news there has still been no plan to reinvigorate the business and without a clear strategy moving forward it is unclear how HMV will be able to cope with online still paving the way forward for multi-media and technology sales.

A spokesperson from HMV and Sunrise Records was not available for comment.

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B&M to open on 13th April in County Mall Crawley and there are jobs available!

It will be the second B&M store for the town and will open in the former BHS site.

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It will certainly be a welcome boost to the local economy as a brand new store opens in the town.

Opening at 9am on Saturday 13th April, more than 50 jobs are being created.

A spokesperson from B&M said:

“We’re feeling really positive about the creation of more jobs for local people and we hope customers are going to be delighted with their new store.

“We are all really excited to get the doors open and welcome our new customers through the door in the a few weeks.”

Job roles are now advertised on the B&M careers website and range from sales assistant, to floor managers and cleaners.

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