HMV's Twitter account has tweeted about the tweets from staff that appeared earlier in the day, describing it as a "tough day" for everyone.
There have been job losses today, but not in our stores. We are still open for business, thx for your continued support #savehmv
One of our departing colleagues was understandably upset. We’re still here thou, thx for supporting hmv thro these challenging times
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