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HMV presents a new opportunity on the high street to reach retail shoppers with digital out-of-home advertising.

  • large format screens are prominent to footfall for each store's main window
  • portrait 75” window screens live now​ in a number of stores
  • ongoing rollout to more locations during 2023​

If you wish to advertise on our digital screens, please review the information on this page and then either contact your local store if it is in the list of stores below, complete the Digital Screens Enquiry Form or email


Aberdeen, Ayr, Basingstoke, Bath, Bexleyheath, Birmingham Bullring, Blackpool, Bradford, Brighton, Bury, Canterbury, Cardiff, Coventry, Crawley, Dublin, Dunfermline, Eastbourne, Edinburgh Princes Street, Exeter, Gateshead, Glasgow Argyle Street, Glasgow Braehead, Hastings, Liverpool, Livingston, Luton, Manchester Arndale, Merry Hill, Newbury, Norwich, Nuneaton, Oxford, Oxford Street, Sheffield Meadowhall, Shrewsbury, Solihull, Southampton, Staines, Sunderland, Swansea, Thurrock, Wakefield, Watford, Westfield London, Wigan and Woking.  

Screens in more stores soon...


  • ten second ad per screen during store trading hours
  • 1 of 12 ads on rotation
  • 75" display full-motion colour screens in windows
  • 419,000 unique footfall
  • increasing footfall up to Christmas
  • high street, retail and entertainment audience

Please ask in-store to see examples of advertising .


  • movie or music trailers can be used, however sound is not available
  • supplied moving image ads must be no longer than ten seconds
  • all screens are portrait radio 9:16
  • screens are normally operational during store trading hours
  • to build an advert we would require layered artwork
  • static images must be high resolution and provided as JPG files
  • moving images must be MP4 or MOV files

For a fee, we can prepare the final assets.


To progress an opportunity for advertising, the store shall request the following information from you:

  • details of the advertising
  • proposed dates
  • contact name, telephone number and email address
  • full name, postal address and email address of the person who will sign the agreement
  • for companies: company name, company number, registered address, trading address


The following is a brief outline of the terms that will be included in the agreement that will be provided by us if we agree to show your advertising:

  • full details of the advertising that will be shown
  • confirmed dates the advertising will be shown
  • the store that shall display the advertising

All fees must be paid in advance of advertising commencing.


Each store is able to advise on the advertising opportunities in their own store, however if you would rather deal directly with HMV head office, please complete the Digital Screens Enquiry Form and we shall email you back.

If you wish to enquire about advertising in a number of stores, please complete the above form or email with full details.


Please ensure you have read all the below FAQs before contacting us with any queries.

Are there any discounts available from the published rate card costs.
If you wish to advertise for a longer period that those on the rate card or you would like to advertise in a number or stores, we may be able to offer you a discount.

How do I sign the agreement?
Full details will be supplied with the agreement which you will receive via email. You will be expected to sign online using DocuSign. We cannot accept signed agreements in any other format. Please ensure that once you have signed the agreement, you keep a copy for your records.

I am having trouble completing the agreement or there is an error in the agreement.
Please email and describe the problem, please include your advertiser number in the email. We will review and advise you what to do or send you an updated agreement if necessary. Please do not sign and submit the agreement without completing all the necessary sections accurately, this will just delay the process as we will have to contact you to confirm the missing information and issue another agreement.

My online agreement has expired when I try to complete it.
You are given fourteen days to complete the agreement before it automatically expires. Please email and we will send you a new agreement, please include your advertiser number in the email.

I may take longer than fourteen days to complete and sign the agreement.
If you think you will not complete the agreement within fourteen days, please email us so we can extend the time you have to complete and sign it. Any agreements that are not completed and signed will expire but they will remain on our contract system for a few weeks, after which time we will cancel the request completely so please do let us know if there will be a delay on your part so we can ensure that the request is not cancelled.
I have given you my information but have now decided I do not want to proceed.
Please email so that we can cancel the request.

I represent a registered company, what is the process?
You will need to provide the details of the company you represent including the company registration number, company name, registered and trading addresses and the name and position of the person from the company who is authorised to sign the agreement. We will check the details you supply with those logged at Companies House, so please ensure they are correct. We may also ask you to provide supporting documentation to verify that you are representing a registered company and that you have authority to bind them to the agreement.


Please check the information on this page and if you cannot find the answer then then either contact the store, complete the Digital Screens - Enquiry Form or email

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