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hmv Canada Named the 2014 Retail Chain of the Year

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/09/14 -- The winners of The 2014 Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards have been announced, and hmv Canada, the country's premiere retail destination for music and entertainment, is delighted to once again receive the award for Retail Chain of the Year for the 23rd consecutive year. This award was presented to hmv Canada at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards on Thursday May 8th 2014 in Toronto, Ontario.

The evening, hosted by Tom Green, also featured special performances by Nikki Yanofsky and Canadian music icon Tom Cochrane. For more information on Canada's leading entertainment retailer, visit For a full list of award winners visit

About hmv Canada

hmv Canada's first store opened in 1986, from which it has grown to become a Canadian entertainment market leader with 108 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 purehmv customer rewards program, which has attracted over 1.5 million paid cardholders. hmv has been named Canadian Music Retailer of the Year for the past 21 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.

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