6/16/2008 11:28:00 AM
3's concession stand trial with HMV comes to an end
3 has withdrawn from HMV stores after its concession stand trial came to an end.
The trial, which launched in August last year, saw 3 staff working on branded stands in HMV stores around the country, including technology-focused ‘Next Generation’ stores in Dudley and Tunbridge Wells. 16 of 19 staff have been redeployed in 3 stores.
A spokesman for 3 said the network would concentrate on growing its portfolio of standalone stores, which has increased from 60 to 280 over the past 18 months.
3 still has concession stands in 20 Superdrug stores, after itclosed 107in January this year.