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HMV Retail Ltd, formerly HMV Group plc, is a British entertainment retailing company operating in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
- It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE Fledgling Index.
- The first HMV-branded store was opened by theGramophone Company on Oxford Street in 1921, and the HMV name was also used for television and radio sets manufactured from the 1930s onwards.
- The retail side of the business began to expand in the 1960s, and in 1998 was divested from EMI, the successor to the Gramophone Company, to form what would become HMV Group.