Canadians can "Give More" this Holiday Season with hmv Canada

With hundreds of ways to save, hmv is Canada's go-to retailer for the most sought after new releases, exclusive contests, and bonus offers.

TORONTO, Nov. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment officially announces its 2013 holiday campaign.  Building on their outstanding success from the last year, hmv wants Canadians to "Give More" this holiday by offering its consumers the best value in music, movies and entertainment products.

hmv Canada's 2013 holiday campaign features an exceptional release schedule including new music from Celine Dion, Eminem, Brittney Spears and One Direction, along with anticipated films such as Man of Steel, We're the Millers, Wolverine and Despicable Me 2. In addition, customers will continue to find new and trending related products such as apparel, headphones, vinyl, and gift and collectables.

"We are excited that the 2013 holiday season is upon us and look forward to serving as Canada's premiere gift giving retailer once again," said Nick Williams, President and CEO of hmv Canada. "2013 has been a fantastic year for our business and we plan to build on that momentum throughout the holiday campaign by continuing to offer our customers an unparalleled music and entertainment experience, diverse product range, and knowledgeable staff who are passionate about the products we sell."

In addition, through Purehmv, the company's loyalty rewards program, hmv Canada will offer its 1.4 million plus activated members the opportunity to earn even more rewards this season. With over a million pure points to collect, members get access to pre order bonus offers, exciting gifts with purchase and exclusive contests, making this a truly memorable holiday season.

As part of the retailers continued plan to expand, hmv Canada will explore new markets by opening six seasonal pop up locations starting this November including Rockland Mall, Montreal, Sherwood Park, Edmonton, and Eglinton Square, Toronto.

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About hmv Canada

hmv Canada's first store opened in 1986, from which it has grown to become a Canadian entertainment market leader with 111 stores from Newfoundland to British Columbia, including flagship locations in Toronto, Edmonton, and Montreal. hmv Canada is an innovator in its market, launching in 2009 its digital  music store, in 2010, the hmv Pure customer rewards program, which has attracted over 1.4 million paid cardholders, and in 2012 The Vault music streaming service.  hmv has been named Canadian Music Retailer of the Year for the past 20 years, and has also been recognized as the Canadian Entertainment Network DVD Retailer of the Year. In July 2011, Re:Capital Canada, a subsidiary of Hilco Capital, acquired hmv Canada from the UK's HMV Group plc.

SOURCE: HMV Canada Inc.

For further information:

hmv Canada
Elyssa Macri
416.620.6618 ext. 716

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