Monday, January 17, 2011

HMV Kidderminster closure

As predicted by poetesslaureate the HMV in Kidderminster is now closed. I can't say I'm surprised, it was one of these 'experimental' stores to test the market and with the losses posted it was almost bound to go. Yet at the same time what were they thinking when they opened?

No advertisements in the local paper, hidden behind a stall on market day, beneath an overhang with barely lit windows (making it appear still closed down) and no sandwich boards in the open pedestrianised street to notify anyone of its presence.

Then when I purposefully pop by this Saturday to visit I find it's closed, yet I've been reliably informed it was open on Friday - who shuts down on the busiest day?