Musicland

  1. Amazon, Best Buy Execs Join NARM Board

    April 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has named to new directors to its board, Pete Baltaxe from Amazon and Ed Hogan from Best Buy. Baltaxe, Amazon's director of worldwide digital music, replaces Amazon's Peter Faricy who last fa ...

  2. Trans World Shutters 134 Stores

    February 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST In its usual first quarter store pruning, Trans World Entertainment has shut down 134 stores -- more than expected -- bringing the total store count to 992. In past years, in has not been uncommon for Trans World to shut down 35-60 underperforming ...

  3. Trans World Down In Third Quarter

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trans World Entertainment posted a loss of $11.4 million, or 37 cents per diluted share, on sales of $297.7 million, for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 28. The loss would have been greater, but the company enjoyed an extraordinary gain of 6 c ...

  4. Trans World Posts Third Quarter Loss

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Company blames music for continued declines. Trans World Entertainment posted a loss of $11.4 million, or 37 cents per diluted share, on sales of $297.7 million, for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 28. The loss would have been greater, but the ...

  5. Trans World Posts Third Quarter Loss

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST Trans World Entertainment posted a loss of $11.4 million, or 37 cents per diluted share, on sales of $297.7 million, for the fiscal third quarter ended Oct. 28. The loss would have been greater, but t Trans World Entertainment posted a loss of $11 ...

  6. Retail Track

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisition of Musicland assets March 28, and its partners in the transaction, Hilco/Gordon Bros., are already liquidating 65 of the 400 stores it acquired. Read E Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisiti ...

  7. Retail Track

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisition of Musicland assets March 28, and its partners in the transaction, Hilco/Gordon Bros., are already liquidating 65 of the 400 stores it acquired. Read E Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisiti ...

  8. Retail Track

    April 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisition of Musicland assets March 28, and its partners in the transaction, Hilco/Gordon Bros., are already liquidating 65 of the 400 stores it acquired. Read E Trans World Entertainment closed its acquisiti ...

  9. Retail Expecting Sales Spike From Tony Winners

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Eyes on 'Spamalot,' 'Piazza.' The best musical win for "Monty Python's Spamalot," at the 2005 Tony Awards June 5, has retailers predicting big spikes for the show’s cast recording. The Decca Broadway/Universal Cl ...

  10. Lenders Shutter Dart Distributing

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Dart Distributing, a Chaska, Minn.-based rackjobber, was apparently shut down Jan. 28 when its lender pulled the plug on its revolving credit facility. Dart Distributing, a Chaska, Minn.-based rackjobber, was apparently shut down Jan. 28 when its ...

  11. IDN Sales Staff Gets Pink Slips

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Innovative Distribution Network, the indie distribution arm of giant music wholesaler Alliance Entertainment Corp., laid off five salespeople -- a third of its field sales staff -- yesterday (Nov. 1), Innovative Distribution Network, the indie dis ...

  12. Yarbrough Quits Musicland Post

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran exec to consult for chain. Musicland vice chairman Danny Yarbrough has stepped down from the music chain to once again join the ranks of consultants. Yarbrough will continue to advise the chain in a number of areas, including overseeing it ...

  13. Yarbrough Quits Musicland Post

    August 02, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Veteran exec to consult for chain. Musicland vice chairman Danny Yarbrough has stepped down from the music chain to once again join the ranks of consultants. Yarbrough will continue to advise the chain in a number of areas, including overseeing it ...