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# xtra-vision - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From Business ETC Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision BUST

Almost 580 jobs to go as liquidator appointed to Xtra-vision

The movie chain blamed poor Christmas sales and the declining rental market.

# xtra-vision - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Xtra-vision to close 28 stores after Christmas

It’s understood that the decline in DVD rental is causing the closures.

# xtra-vision - Friday 16 January, 2015

Believe it or not, CDs and vinyl made a big comeback last year

A revitalised HMV sold lots of both. What next, cassettes?

# xtra-vision - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Avoid Xtra-vision because of late returns? Fear no more...

A debt write-off that we’re all excited about.

# xtra-vision - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

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.

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.

# xtra-vision - Monday 25 November, 2013

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.

# xtra-vision - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

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.

# xtra-vision - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added Irish mammies

Here are the things we learned, liked and shared today.

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.

# xtra-vision - Monday 29 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

# xtra-vision - Saturday 30 April, 2011

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.