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Kingston HMV saved from closure
Kington’s HMV has been spared closure for now.
Last month the 91-year-old music retailer announced it had appointed administrator Deloitte to deal with its finances.
The move follows the rise in online shopping and downloading.
Although the Kingston based shop in the Bentall Centre has not been marked for closure, 66 other shops across the country including Walton and Wandsworth will be shut down within two months.
Joint administrator Nick Edwards said: "As part of our ongoing review of HMV’s financial position, we have now completed a review of the store portfolio and have identified 66 loss making stores for closure.
"We continue to receive strong support from staff and are extremely grateful to them for their commitment during an understandably difficult period.
"All other key stakeholders remain very supportive and I continue to be hopeful of securing a future for the restructured business."
More than 900 employees are set to lose their jobs.
The chain currently operates 220 stores across the UK.