hmv Canada

hmv Canada

November 24, 2014 13:00 ET

hmv Canada Presents Lights Live at Its New Robson Street Location

Canadian Superstar Lights is set to perform at hmv Robson Streets Re-Opening Event

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 24, 2014) - hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment is excited to celebrate its return to downtown Vancouver with a special acoustic performance by Juno Award-winning electro-pop artist Lights, on December 3rd 2014 at 6:30pm PST. The new 3,000 square feet, permanent, location at 1148 Robson Street will officially open its doors on December 1, 2014.

"It has been a positive year for us as we continue to see a significant peak in our business and we are extremely thrilled to be bringing that momentum back to busy Robson Street," said Nick Williams, President and CEO, hmv Canada. "We are excited to celebrate the re-opening of hmv Robson Street and are thrilled to welcome Lights as our first performer at the new location."

Wristbands to attend this exclusive performance, featuring Lights, will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, upon store opening on Monday December 1st 2014 at 10:00am PST, to the first 100 fans. No purchase is necessary to receive a wristband.

As always, hmv Canada continues to explore new markets and will continue to open both permanent and pop-up locations in the future and over this holiday season.

In addition, hmv Canada recently extended its offering online by once again including purchasing capability at hmv.ca.

About hmv Canada

hmv Canada's first store opened in 1986, from which it has grown to become a Canadian entertainment market leader with 109 stores from Newfoundland to British Columbia, including flagship locations in Toronto, Edmonton, and Montreal. hmv Canada is an innovator in its market, launching in 2009 hmvdigital.ca its digital music store, in 2010, the purehmv customer rewards program, which has attracted over 1.5 million paid cardholders. hmv has been named Canadian Music Retailer of the Year for the past 22 years, and has also been recognized as the Canadian Entertainment Network DVD Retailer of the Year. In July 2011, Re:Capital Canada, a subsidiary of Hilco Capital, acquired hmv Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc.

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