A month on from the launch of SDE’s Price Comparison Tool and we’re pleased to announce that UK music retailer HMV has joined the party… The ‘widget’ (as we like to call it) will now display price and stock information for products on HMV’s online store, alongside Amazon and JPC.
The legendary retailer is only five years away from celebrating its centenary and after a perilous time in 2013 when the administrators were brought in, new owners Hilco UK have revived the brand, and put new effort and drive into stocking box sets and in particular, vinyl.
Regrettably, for SDE fans outside the UK, HMV don’t currently offer overseas shipping, but if you do reside in Britain then their free shipping for all orders over £10 is quite an attractive deal.
The way this will work is that if you don’t see HMV on a widget, it simply means the product isn’t available in the online store at that time. But if the item is on the HMV website, it will take its place in the SDE widget and will slot into position according to how competitive the price is.
See the new, improved widget in action below using Simple Minds‘ forthcoming New Gold Dream super deluxe edition box set, as an example.