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Two years ago, British high-street retailer HMV was staring bankruptcy in the face. It was subsequently picked up by administration specialist Hilco, which immediately set about reversing the company's fortunes. As a result of cost-cutting measures, HMV was forced to sell its iconic Oxford Street ...

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January 16, 2015 at 10:17AM
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The first time we mentioned HMV on Engadget was back in 2009, when the British retailer discounted the PSP Go -- ironically, one of the earliest devices to do away with disc-shaped media. As the picture above shows though, HMV's history goes back much further than that. Its first store opened in 1...

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While we might think of the $250 PSPgo pricetag in the States as a criminal act on the part of an out-of-touch and-yet-malicious multinational corporation, we can only imagine how our unfortunate counterparts in the UK felt, staring down a £225 list price (about $371 US). Luckily, that quickly...

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Oop. So much for the PSP Go's premium "aspirational" pricing -- several UK retailers have already discounted Sony's newest handheld to £199 ($319) after launch weekend. That's not a massive drop from the £224 ($358) MSRP, but it's still pretty notable, especially considering the PSP-300...

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