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Address: 150 Oxford St., | W1, London, England
Phone Number: 020/7631-3423
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Description: Music store.

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I was just finishing my fresh glass off newly squeezed orange juice(I squeeze the oranges myself using only my hands directly into a coffee mug) when I thought, "hey, you know... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 21, 2014
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This retail giant that once was has not only been virtually wiped out but the staff one in particular who I had the unfortunate mistake of ascertaining some assistance could not even show any inclination to help me. Arrogant lazy utterly poor customer service experienced and despite apologies for unacceptable behaviour from head office I feel nothing s been done... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was just finishing my fresh glass off newly squeezed orange juice(I squeeze the oranges myself using only my hands directly into a coffee mug) when I thought, "hey, you know what. I'm gonna head to hmv and buy myself a box set" so me and my eleven illegitimate children frollocked our way to hmv. What did we find inside?... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

After hearing of the difficulties of the high-street music retailer and the woes faced in the battle against online competitors, it was excellent to see HMV back in their rightful place at their original Oxford Street branch, opened in 1921. Smaller than their previous store, this place was still absolutely buzzing with people on one of the last shopping days... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Wanted to buy a ps4 .. took the box to t g e counter and was told we don't have that in stock.. no sign saying sold out.. When I said this the cashier shrugged with a blank look.. awful

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

HMV is my favourite musicstore! I love the wide choice of Music and DVDs. I bought here some seasons of my favourite TV Series "Prince of Bel Air" in its original language and other good movies.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Probably the biggest hmv I've seen, it has lots of options in music and games and is any film loving persons paradise too. Got the denonstration and random access memories cds and two games. Overall, its recommendable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

If you are a movie buff or a music lover, then HMV on Oxford Street is a dream come true. Probably one of the largest stores of its kind in Europe, the store also has plenty of games and audio accessories on two floors. I spent most of my time getting several DVDs, and they do have a great collection.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

After a prolonged time in financial difficulties, the HMV chain is trying to regain profitability against the tide of downloads and file-streaming. One move was to relocate in Oxford Street to their heritage location, on number 363, where HMV started business in 1921. In fitting out the new shop, HMV tried to recapture the past, also with pictures at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Despite the difficulties the company is facing and our dramatically changed music-buying habits during the past 10 years, it remains the most organised music retailer. It offers a great selection of pretty much everything associated with music, video and games in a friendly environment where most employees know what they are talking about (with only few exceptions). I cannot imagine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Buy yourself a DVD that plays the European discs and then go crazy at HMV. Most of the US versions of the UK shows are pale comparisons so come here to get the originals. Well maintained selection and helpful staff make this a must stop for fans of Inbetweeners, Gavin and Stacy, and the like.

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