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Tower Records

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Tower Records was a retail music chain based in Sacramento, California, USA. [1]

107 relations: Alexandria, Virginia, Atlanta, Austin, Texas, Bangkok, Bayswater, Best Buy, Billboard Japan, Birmingham, Boston, Brea, California, Broadway (Manhattan), Bruce Springsteen, Busan, Causeway Bay, CD price fixing, Central Valley (California), CentralWorld, Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code, Chicago Tribune, Colin Hanks, Collectable, Columbus Avenue (San Francisco), Compact Cassette, Compact disc, Copyright infringement, Dave Grohl, Dawson Street, Diamond Hill, Dow Jones & Company, Eason & Son, East Village, Manhattan, Elton John, Foggy Bottom, Forbes, Franchising, Frank Gehry, Fresno, California, FYE (retailer), Gang Starr, Glasgow, Interstate 90, Japanese idol, Kensington, Kensington High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Lafayette Street, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Liquidation, Los Angeles Times, Malaysia, ..., Management buyout, Manhattan, Massachusetts Avenue (metropolitan Boston), Montreal, Moog synthesizer, Mountain View, California, Music Row, Musicland, Nashville, Tennessee, New Kids on the Block, New wave music, Newbury Street, NTT DoCoMo, O'Connell Street, Online music store, Online shopping, Pacific Time Zone, Packard, Philippines, Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Portland, Oregon, Poster, Pulse! (magazine), Robert Moog, Russell Solomon, Sacramento, California, Sam Goody, San Francisco Bay Area, Sapporo, Seattle, Seoul, Seven & I Holdings Co., Shibuya, South Korea, Stockton, California, Sunset Boulevard, T-Palette Records, Thailand, The Daily Telegraph, The Sacramento Bee, TJ Maxx, Toronto Eaton Centre, Torrance, California, Trans World Entertainment, Tysons, Virginia, Upper West Side, Vanderbilt University, Virgin Group, Virgin Megastores, West Hollywood, California, West Side (Manhattan), Weston-super-Mare, Whiteleys, Yo-Yo Ma, Zavvi (retailer), 66th Street (Manhattan). Expand index (57 more) »

Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria is an independent city in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Austin, Texas

Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.

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Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Bayswater is an area within the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in central London.

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Best Buy

Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.

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Billboard Japan

Billboard JAPAN is a sister organization of the U.S.-based music magazine Billboard.

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Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Brea, California

Brea (meaning "oil" or "tar" in Spanish) is a city in Orange County, California.

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Broadway (Manhattan)

Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.

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Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.

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Causeway Bay

Causeway Bay is a heavily built-up area of Hong Kong, located on Hong Kong Island, and covering parts of Wan Chai District.

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CD price fixing

Between 1995 and 2000 music companies were found to have used illegal marketing agreements such as minimum advertised pricing to artificially inflate prices of compact discs in order to end price wars by discounters such as Best Buy and Target in the early 1990s.

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Central Valley (California)

The Central Valley is a flat valley that dominates the geographical center of the U.S. state of California.

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CentralWorld (เซ็นทรัลเวิลด์) is a shopping plaza and complex in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Chapter 11, Title 11, United States Code

Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11, the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Colin Hanks

Colin Lewes Hanks (born Colin Lewes Dillingham; November 24, 1977) is an American actor and documentary filmmaker.

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A collectable (collectible or collector's item) is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector (not necessarily monetarily valuable or antique).

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Columbus Avenue (San Francisco)

Columbus Avenue is one of the major streets of San Francisco that runs diagonally through the North Beach and Chinatown areas of San Francisco, California, from Washington and Montgomery Streets by the Transamerica Pyramid to Beach Street near Fisherman's Wharf.

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Compact Cassette

The Compact Audio Cassette (CAC) or Musicassette (MC), also commonly called the cassette tape or simply tape or cassette, is an analog magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

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Dave Grohl

David Eric Grohl (born January 14, 1969) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and film director.

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Dawson Street

Dawson Street is one of the main streets of central Dublin.

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Diamond Hill

Diamond Hill is a hill in the east of Kowloon, Hong Kong.

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Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm that has been owned by News Corp. since 2007.

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Eason & Son

Eason & Son (also known as Eason, Easons or Eason's) is an Irish retail company primarily involved in the wholesale and distribution of books, newspapers, magazines, stationery and cards in Ireland (both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland).

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East Village, Manhattan

East Village is a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.

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Elton John

Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.

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Foggy Bottom

Foggy Bottom is one of the oldest late 18th- and 19th-century neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. Foggy Bottom is west of the White House and downtown Washington, in the Northwest quadrant, bounded roughly by 17th Street to the east, Rock Creek Parkway to the west, Constitution Avenue to the south, and Pennsylvania Avenue to the north.

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Forbes is an American business magazine.

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Franchising is based on a marketing concept which can be adopted by an organisation as a strategy for business expansion.

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Frank Gehry

Frank Owen Gehry,, FAIA (born Frank Owen Goldberg)Reinhart, Anthony (July 28, 2010), Globe and Mail is a Canadian-born American architect, residing in Los Angeles.

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Fresno, California

Fresno (Spanish for "ash tree") is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Fresno County.

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FYE (retailer)

FYE, (stylized as f.y.e.; acronym for "For Your Entertainment"), is an American chain of entertainment retail stores.

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Gang Starr

Gang Starr was an East Coast hip hop duo that consisted of rapper Guru and DJ/producer DJ Premier.

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Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous in the United Kingdom.

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Interstate 90

Interstate 90 (I-90) is a transcontinental freeway, and the longest Interstate Highway in the United States at.

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Japanese idol

In Japanese pop culture is a term typically used to refer to young manufactured stars/starlets marketed to be admired for their cuteness.

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Kensington is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, West London, England.

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Kensington High Street

Kensington High Street is the main shopping street in Kensington, London.

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Kingston upon Thames

Kingston upon Thames, also known as Kingston, is an area in the southwest of Greater London, England, southwest of Charing Cross.

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Lafayette Street

Lafayette Street is a major north-south street in New York City's Lower Manhattan.

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Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts is a complex of buildings in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City.

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In United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland and United States law and business, liquidation is the process by which a company is brought to an end.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Management buyout

A management buyout (MBO) is a form of acquisition where a company's existing managers acquire a large part or all of the company from either the parent company or from the private owners.

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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Massachusetts Avenue (metropolitan Boston)

Massachusetts Avenue (colloquially referred to as Mass Ave) is a major thoroughfare in Boston, Massachusetts, and several cities and towns northwest of Boston.

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Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.

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Moog synthesizer

Moog synthesizer (pronounced; often anglicized to, though Robert Moog preferred the former) may refer to any number of analog synthesizers designed by Robert Moog or manufactured by Moog Music, and is commonly used as a generic term for older-generation analog music synthesizers.

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Mountain View, California

Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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Music Row

Music Row is a historical district located to the southwest of downtown Nashville, Tennessee that is home to numerous businesses related to music, predominantly the country music, gospel music, and contemporary christian music industries.

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The Musicland Group, Inc. was an entertainment company which ran Musicland, Sam Goody, Suncoast Motion Picture Company, OnCue, and the Media Play Superstore Chains.

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Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the seat of Davidson County.

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New Kids on the Block

New Kids on the Block (also initialized as NKOTB) is an American boy band from Boston, Massachusetts.

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New wave music

New wave is a genre of rock music popular in the late 1970s and the 1980s with ties to mid-1970s punk rock.

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Newbury Street

Newbury Street is located in the Back Bay area of Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States.

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is the predominant mobile phone operator in Japan.

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O'Connell Street

O'Connell Street is Dublin's main thoroughfare.

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Online music store

An online music store is an online business which sells audio files over the Internet, usually sound recordings of music songs or classical pieces, in which the user pays on a per-song or subscription basis.

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Online shopping

Online shopping is a form of electronic commerce which allows consumers to directly buy goods or services from a seller over the Internet using a web browser.

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Pacific Time Zone

The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.

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Packard was an American luxury automobile marque built by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan, United States.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.

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Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus is a road junction and public space of London's West End in the City of Westminster.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.

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A poster is any piece of printed paper designed to be attached to a wall or vertical surface.

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Pulse! (magazine)

Pulse! was a tabloid magazine published by Tower Records (under the direction of VP of Publishing Mike Farrace) which contained record reviews, interviews and advertising.

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Robert Moog

Robert Arthur Moog ("mogue"; May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American engineer and pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.

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Russell Solomon

Russell Malcolm "Russ" Solomon (September 22, 1925 – March 4, 2018) was an American entrepreneur and art collector.

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Sacramento, California

Sacramento is the capital city of the U.S. state of California and the seat of Sacramento County.

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Sam Goody

Sam Goody was a music and entertainment retailer in the United States and United Kingdom, operated by The Musicland Group inc.

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San Francisco Bay Area

The San Francisco Bay Area (popularly referred to as the Bay Area) is a populous region surrounding the San Francisco, San Pablo and Suisun estuaries in the northern part of the U.S. state of California.

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is the fifth largest city of Japan by population, and the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido.

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Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.

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Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Seven & I Holdings Co.

is a Japanese diversified retail group headquartered in Nibancho, Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.

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, literally "Astringent Valley", is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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Stockton, California

Stockton is a city in and the county seat of San Joaquin County in the Central Valley of the U.S. state of California.

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Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard is a boulevard in the central and western part of Los Angeles County, California that stretches from Figueroa Street in Downtown Los Angeles to the Pacific Coast Highway at the Pacific Ocean.

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T-Palette Records

T-Palette Records is a Japanese record label, specializing in idols.

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Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand and formerly known as Siam, is a unitary state at the center of the Southeast Asian Indochinese peninsula composed of 76 provinces.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Sacramento Bee

The Sacramento Bee is a daily newspaper published in Sacramento, California, in the United States.

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TJ Maxx

TJ Maxx (often stylized as T•J•maxx) is an American department store chain, selling at prices generally lower than other major similar stores.

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Toronto Eaton Centre

The Toronto Eaton Centre (corporately styled as the CF Toronto Eaton Centre since September 2015) is a shopping mall and office complex in the downtown core of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Torrance, California

Torrance is a U.S. city in the South Bay (southwestern) region of Los Angeles County, California.

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Trans World Entertainment

Trans World Entertainment Corporation is an American company which operates entertainment media retail stores across the United States of America.

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Tysons, Virginia

Tysons, also known as Tysons Corner, is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Fairfax County, Virginia, United States.

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Upper West Side

The Upper West Side, sometimes abbreviated UWS, is a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River and between West 59th Street and West 110th Street.

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Vanderbilt University

Vanderbilt University (informally Vandy) is a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Virgin Group

Virgin Group Ltd. is a British multinational corporation venture capital conglomerate founded by entrepreneurs Sir Richard Branson and Nik Powell.

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Virgin Megastores

Virgin Megastores is an international entertainment retailing chain, founded by Sir Richard Branson as a record shop on London's Oxford Street in early 1976.

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West Hollywood, California

West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States.

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West Side (Manhattan)

The West Side of Manhattan refers to the side of Manhattan Island which abuts the Hudson River and faces New Jersey.

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Weston-super-Mare is a seaside town in Somerset, England, on the Bristol Channel south west of Bristol between Worlebury Hill and Bleadon Hill.

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Whiteleys is a large shopping centre in Bayswater, London, England, which opened in 1989.

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Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma (born October 7, 1955) is a French-born American cellist.

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Zavvi (retailer)

Zavvi was an entertainment retail chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland, originally Virgin Megastores.

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66th Street (Manhattan)

66th Street is a crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan with portions on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side connected across Central Park via the 66th Street Transverse.

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