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2011-07-27 10:11:00

LOS ANGELES, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationally, from Chicago to Texas, New England to Florida, New York to Los Angeles, Seattle to San Diego -- is the 7-Eleven chain of stores the last defender of CD Heaven? Now it is. Record stores throughout the country have been in decline this past decade.

2010-11-17 07:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Many fans of the Sunset Strip feel that the city of West Hollywood is turning its back on Tower Records as if it was its mistress.

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2009-01-15 11:43:09

New York's largest record shop, the 12-year-old Virgin Megastore in Times Square, is set to close in April due to rising rents, the BBC reported. The fate of the store, one of six operating under the Virgin name in the United States, had been unclear since Virgin head Richard Branson sold his North American entertainment arm in August 2007. Billboard.com said the current owners of the Times Square branch -- Related and Vornado -- want to close the store's doors and lease the space it...

2008-09-08 21:00:18

By Jim Masilak The handwritten sign informing customers that Cat's Music & DVD's (http://www.catsmusic.com/Home) in Midtown has closed its doors for good after 20 years tells an all-too-familiar story for slumping small-chain record shops.

2006-06-25 20:17:14

By Chris Marlowe LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Music retailer Tower Records is preparing to take the shrink wrap off its digital download store on Tuesday, when Tower.com/Digital goes live with a comprehensive service powered by Puretracks.


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