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Restructuring specialist Hilco has bought HMV in a deal that could save 2,500 jobs.

HMV has signed trading agreements with the majority of its suppliers meaning new stock will be on sale in its stores.

Sixty-six HMV stores are to close, resulting in the loss of 930 jobs.

HMV has made 190 of its employees redundant, administrators have confirmed.

Former HMV boss Simon Fox is the new chief executive of newspaper group Trinity Mirror.

HMV’s finance director, David Wolffe, has stepped down just days after the departure of the group’s chief executive Simon Fox.

Music retailer HMV is to close 60 stores this year, it has announced.

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