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whats the best place to buy vinyl ??

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RE: whats the best place to buy vinyl ??

geordie777 wrote:

HMV have vastly increased their stocks of vinyl. Been in a couple of store recently and they had a very good range of new vinyl and it was quite reasonably priced. 

Probably because they've realised that CD sales aren't going to do anything for them, just as they found with the little electronic departments they all opened up. I think they're trying to find something to perk their sales back up - vinyl might, IF they're competitive. The problem is that they're not now known for vinyl, and most buyers have other sources they've sought out over the past few years. 

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RE: whats the best place to buy vinyl ??

I must say HMV have a tricky time ahead in regards to which core-business they want to be in!

My local HMV is just full of BluRays and PS3/XBox games & ipod stuff!

They really need to careful going forward, they need to concentrate on one thing and be damn good & competitive at it!

 

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David@FrankHarvey wrote:

Shame you're not near us Sad

                  No plans to sell on the companys web site then ?........Smile

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RE: whats the best place to buy vinyl ??

alchemist 1 wrote:
David@FrankHarvey wrote:

Shame you're not near us Sad

No plans to sell on the companys web site then ?........Smile

I'm not sure at the moment, as the profit margin is quite low when you're competing with the lowest prices, and if we have to pay for delivery and packaging as well, it may end up being a pointless exercise. 

At the moment, the website is being completely redesigned (has been for a year now), which should hopefully be rolled out in the next few months. We're concentrating on getting products which are the core of our business on the website, which is a little more important than the records at this stage. 

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