As co-owner/co-president of London's Rough Trade Retail Group, Stephen Godfroy is steering one of the retail industry's most closely watched success stories. On the back of a 25% sales jump in first-quarter 2013, the storied chain will expand to U.S. shores with a 15,000-square-foot megastore in Brooklyn on Nov. 25. The store will sell new music -- not used -- in multiple formats and offer a sizable performance venue for free in-stores and after-hours ticketed concerts.

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