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Wednesday 31 May 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Xtra-vision

All time
Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision
The movie chain blamed poor Christmas sales and the declining rental market.
# Job Losses
Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas
It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.
# 1990s style
Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year
A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?
# Debt Amnesty
Avoid Xtra-vision because of late returns? Fear no more...
A debt write-off that we’re all excited about.
# News Fix
Here’s what happened today: Tuesday
Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.
# Game Change
Xtra-vision reverses policy on pre-ordered Xbox One consoles
From today, any person who collects their pre-ordered XBox One will not have to purchase an additional game in order to receive their console.
# No deal
Anger as Xtra-Vision doesn’t honour Xbox pre-orders unless extra game is bought
This requirement was asked of pre-order customers even if they had already paid in full for the new Xbox One console.
# Acquisition
Jobs to be saved as Xtra-Vision acquired
It had been announced in May that jobs were to be lost due the closure of nine Xtra-vision stores.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Irish mammies
Here are the things we learned, liked and shared today.
# Xtra-vision
Up to 54 jobs lost as nine Xtra-vision stores to close in Republic
There will also be 11 store closures in Northern Ireland, with a further 58 job losses.
# need to know
The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories
Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# Xtra-vision
Xtra-vision set to go into receivership, shops remain open for now
Over 1,000 jobs are at risk as a result of the news today, two years to the day since an examiner was appointed which resulted in some 20 stores closing.
# Xtravision
Interim examiner appointed to movie chain Xtravision
Movie and game rental company with 1,300 employees told court it needs protection from creditors over debt payment issues.