HMV will shutter all of it’s Canadian locations over the next few weeks.
HMV had been struggling in recent years with the advent of the digital music age, but had managed to stay afloat by expanding their stock to include vinyl, and music related merchandise such as t-shirts and headphones. However, they have struggled to pay their creditors since 2014.
HMV has one Barrie location which will be shutting it’s doors. A half-dozen Toronto locations will close their doors as well, including a two storey location in Yonge-Dundas Square.