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Member Advice on High Street Shops - HMV

HMV

(+) Huge selection, personal touch (-) Prices (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2000)

User reviews (69)

 
69 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - WHSmith

WHSmith

(+) Big Name Store Online (-) Slow delivery (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2001)

User reviews (23)

 
23 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Sainsburys

Sainsburys

(+) Top banana! (-) Strange shaped Veg' (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2000)

User reviews (15)

 
15 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Virgin Megastore

Virgin Megastore

(+) Big range---student discount---Offers--- good stocks (-) Cost---usually restricted range of special offers (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2000)

User reviews (26)

 
26 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Fopp

Fopp

(+) CD, book and DVD bargains, if you're lucky (-) Relatively limited choice (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

User reviews (20)

 
20 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Our Price

Our Price

(+) It's local (-) Poor range, expensive, sells Virgin Phones (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2000)

User reviews (15)

 
15 reviews

Rock Box

(+) friendly, cosy atmosphere, cheap! (-) none! (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2001)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews

sound control

(+) Staff who know what they are doing, No pressure selling (-) Not as cheap as some retailers (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2000)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews

piedog.co.uk

(+) Cheap (-) None! (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

User reviews (6)

 
6 reviews

Footes

(+) None really, It's just a shop. (-) Uninterested staff. (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2000)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Academy of Sound (Manchester)

(+) Excellent customer care, knowledgeable staff, good range of equipment (-) Perhaps more suited to rock/pop musicians than classical. (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

SpectreSound

(+) Best prices, helpful staff, great atmosphere (-) The coffee machine doesnt work (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2004)

User reviews (4)

 
4 reviews

Associated Board Music Examinations

(+) Good assessment tool (-) not for everyone (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2003)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews

M V C

(+) The frequent deals that they run (-) Expensive on individual products (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2004)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews

RnB music

(+) cool place (-) may be expensive (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2000)

User reviews (3)

 
3 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - axemail.com

axemail.com

(+) You can get your gear cheep and from your arm chair (-) You cant try before you buy (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Music Zone (Glasgow)

(+) Cheap witha good range of albums (-) needs mor dance/trance stuff (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

User reviews (5)

 
5 reviews
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Tower Records

Tower Records

(+) Choice of albums (-) Choice of ex-chart singles (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2002)

User reviews (2)

 
2 reviews

Rocks Off

(+) cheap, good sales, (-) clothes shop is small, not "bigger sizes", hard to leave without buying anything (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2004)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Oriana Publications

(+) Opportunities realised (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Member Advice on High Street Shops - highlystrung.co.uk

highlystrung.co.uk

(+) If you know what you want then this is the place (-) You've goto wait a couple of days for it to turn up (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Hands Music (Kingston)

(+) A good range of services and equipment (-) Hard to find for first time customers (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review

Hands On Records (Southsea)

(+) Freindly environment, breadth of stock, knowledgable staff. (-) Can be a bit hard to find the shop (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2001)

User reviews (1)

 
1 Review
Member Advice on High Street Shops - Subway Shops- Eat Fresh

Subway Shops- Eat Fresh

(On Ciao since: 09/2007)

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Duck Son and Pinker

(On Ciao since: 04/2003)

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Herme's Music Co.

(On Ciao since: 05/2002)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - Pulse Records

Pulse Records

(On Ciao since: 09/2005)

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Member Advice on High Street Shops - LondonArrangements.co.uk

LondonArrangements.co.uk

(On Ciao since: 08/2004)

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Alberts

(On Ciao since: 07/2000)

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One for my ickle sweetie

Advantages: Huge selection, personal touch
Disadvantages: Prices

Tsk I'm back writing in the shopping category again (yes Missie!! Again!!! - sorry, a comment aimed at someone in particular there - promise it won't happen again!!), anyway what could I possibly have to actually write about in Shopping this time? Well an ...

Angelus 08.01.2003 · Read full review
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Review of HMV

customer service

range of goods in stock

Nice deals don't disguise mediocrity

Advantages: Offers are excellent, good selection in rock, pop, alternative and video
Disadvantages: Bad atmosphere, very average in general - better options elsewhere

...I just wanted to add an extra star for the store purely due to the fantastic deals I've just enjoyed in their summer sale. I picked up 3 jazz CDs for £5 each, saving a total of £12 on retail prices. Thanks HMV! HMV is a nationwide ...

JaySee 12.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of HMV

customer service

range of goods in stock

High street Music and Video

Advantages: Good sales, exchange policy, playlist
Disadvantages: Quite expensive

For years there wasn’t an HMV in Colchester, giving Virgin Megastore a near-monopoly in CD sales (despite the incredibly cool independent Time Records – recently closed – and WHSmiths selling pop singles to kids along with pick n mix). It was only moving ...

a-true-ben 30.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of HMV

customer service

range of goods in stock

Albums, Singles and Games Galore

Advantages: Excellent Stock levels and Superb Customer Service
Disadvantages: Prices on computer games often high and out of date

...Having recently accompanied my brother on a trip to London I visited the simply huge HMV store near Picadilly circus. I actually live in Swindon and thought our store was big but this one took the biscuit. Spread over 4 floors it was a massive expanse o ...

robsgirl 25.09.2001 · Read full review
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Review of HMV

customer service

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Increasing Shop Prices

Advantages: Good range of albums
Disadvantages: Too expensive

Having been mad on music for 10 years, I have been a constant CD buyer throughout each of those years. It’s best not to count up the money I must have spent on albums but just consider the excellent CD collection I now have. The majority of this ...

hakkved 19.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of HMV

customer service

range of goods in stock