Jun 15, 2009 · The final days of the Virgin Megastore in Union Square, the city’s last large-scale record store. Credit Jessica Ebelhar/The New York Times. The Author: BEN SISARIO. Feb 27, 2009 · The latest record store to close in New York is a big one: the Virgin Megastore in Union Square.Following its announcement last month that the Times Square Megastore would close down in April, Virgin Entertainment Group North America will shut down the Union Square shop in late May or early June, a spokeswoman said, confirming a report in Billboard.
Virgin Megastores is an international entertainment retailing chain, founded in early 1976 by (Sir) Richard Branson as a record shop on London's Oxford Street.. In 1979 the company opened their first Megastore at the end of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. The company expanded to hundreds of stores worldwide in the 1990s, but has lost a large number of stores in recent years, largely Founded: 1976; 43 years ago on Oxford Street . The Virgin Megastore in San Francisco will shut its doors in late April, adding a large vacancy at Stockton and Market streets to a growing number of empty storefronts around Union Square, the Author: Victoria Colliver.
Jan 15, 2009 · The closing, which was announced to the store’s 200 employees this week, will leave the Virgin store on Union Square as the last Manhattan outpost of a large music chain.Author: PATRICK Mcgeehan. Virgin Megastore At Union Square To Close? Rolling Stone reports that a realtor has announced the Virgin Megastore Union Square outlet will be available in 2009. Good God, is it possible that Virgin too will be disappearing from NYC? Since they've shut their LA, Chicago and Salt Lake City stores, it sure seems likely. They'll have the Times Author: Michael in New York.
Mar 16, 2009 · The planned U.S. closure of the Virgin Megastore chain by mid-June will mark the end of the British music retail invasion. HMV was the first to land Author: Ed Christman. Feb 27, 2009 · The six-unit Virgin Megastore chain will close two more stores, the Union Square location in New York City at the end of May and the Market St. store in San Francisco at the end of April, sources say. The company previously announced that its Times Square store will close in April. In August 2007, the Virgin Entertainment Group North America was.
Jun 12, 2009 · The Union Square Virgin Megastore will close on Sunday, June 14th. It’s hard not to regard the closing of the behemoth-sized stores as a physical depiction of the decline of .