Tower Records

  1. Indie Music Films Look For Help On Kickstarter

    July 26, 2012 5:00 PM EDT Nearly a year after actor-turned-filmmaker Colin Hanks funded a documentary about the demise of legendary retailer Tower Records through creative financing website Kickstarter, the director of another indie film chronicling Los Angeles' reiss ...

  2. Business Matters: HMV Woes Signal Even Bigger Retail Changes Ahead

    July 05, 2011 5:42 PM EDT Ask Not For Whom The Bell Tolls…: HMV -- If you took a long holiday weekend you may have missed the news that retail chain HMV posted a large annual loss and is in the midst of restructuring the company into a "broad-based entertainment busin ...

  3. Tower Records Founder Solomon To Get Retirement Send-off

    July 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Now that Russ Solomon's R5 outlet is in the hands of Dimple Records, the new owners are throwing a retirement party on Saturday (July 17) for the 84-year old music retailing legend, who founded Tower Records. In honor of the event, Dimple own ...

  4. Business Matters: Google, Apple, Pandora and More

    October 21, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Business Matters is a daily column that offers insight, analysis and opinion on the day's news. -- It is expected that iLike and Lala will announce their involvement in the new Google music service at an event next Wednesday (Oct. 28) in Holl ...

  5. Napster, Tower Align With New Mobile Channel

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST Napster's Japan division has partnered with Tower Records to provide music and other content for a new music channel from mobile operator NTT DoCoMo. The channel will carry the Napster/Tower brand, and offer two programs a week comprising of ...

  6. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  7. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  8. RETAIL TRACK: LAST CHAIN STANDING

    September 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Higgins may not publicly acknowledge that the Albany, N.Y.-based company is considered a leading contender to acquire Tower Records in its Chapter 11 auction Trans World Entertainment chairman/CEO Bob Hig ...

  9. Great American Lead Bidder For Tower Assets

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Other suitors expected to come forward. As expected, Great American, a liquidator based in Los Angeles, is the only suitor that put in a bid to acquire the inventory assets of Tower Records. This bid is the "stalking horse bid," or " ...

  10. Tower Records Files For Bankruptcy

    August 21, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records filed a Chapter 11 petition in federal bankruptcy court yesterday (Aug. 20). The owners want the court to facilitate a prompt sale of their business "as a going concern" so that a buyer MTS Inc. and all of its subsidiaries, ...

  11. Source: Alliance, Tower To Have New Ownership Soon

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Bids due June 9 for Tower. Two of the largest accounts in the music business may soon have new owners. Sources say that publicly traded Source Interlink, the parent of Alliance Entertainment Corp. (AEC), is being shopped by Deutsche Bank Securitie ...

  12. Tower Sale Still In The Works

    November 04, 2004 12:00 AM EST Although the efforts of financial company Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst to acquire Tower Records appear to have hit a roadblock, the chain's management and owners are still working toward a potential Although the efforts of financial comp ...

  13. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Massachusetts libraries will benefit from the fallout of a national price-fixing lawsuit against music companies. NEW YORK--Massachusetts libraries will benefit from the fallout of a national price-fixing lawsuit against music companies. The state ...

  14. Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries

    February 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Price-Fixing Settlement Rains CDs On Mass. Libraries Calif. Music/Tech Convocation Set For Feb. 25 EU Set To Confirm New Piracy Rules Clear Channel Commun Names Levin Legal Chief King Purtich Na ...