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October 20, 1992 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Blockbuster Entertainment, the country's leading video retailer, expanded into recorded music on Monday by purchasing 236 Music Plus and Sound Warehouse stores from Los Angeles-based Shamrock Holdings. The $185-million acquisition satisfies Blockbuster's long-term goal of breaking into the recorded-music retail industry and also gives it a platform for expanding into the fast-growing video game and computer software business.
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October 20, 1992 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Blockbuster Entertainment, the country's leading video retailer, expanded into recorded music on Monday by purchasing 236 Music Plus and Sound Warehouse stores from Los Angeles-based Shamrock Holdings. The $185-million acquisition satisfies Blockbuster's long-term goal of breaking into the recorded-music retail industry and also gives it a platform for expanding into the fast-growing video game and computer software business.
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January 17, 1989 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Shamrock Holdings, a Burbank investment firm owned by the family of Roy E. Disney, announced Monday that it agreed to pay $132.5 million for a Dallas chain of video and music stores. The $25.65-a-share acquisition of Sound Warehouse, which has 121 stores in 14 states, marks the second purchase of a music and video chain by Shamrock in one year. Last April, Shamrock paid an undisclosed price for the 60-store Music Plus chain in Los Angeles.
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January 17, 1989 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Shamrock Holdings, a Burbank investment firm owned by the family of Roy E. Disney, announced Monday that it agreed to pay $132.5 million for a Dallas chain of video and music stores. The $25.65-a-share acquisition of Sound Warehouse, which has 121 stores in 14 states, marks the second purchase of a music and video chain by Shamrock in one year. Last April, Shamrock paid an undisclosed price for the 60-store Music Plus chain in Los Angeles.
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September 27, 1990 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Recording Industry Assn. of America pledged Wednesday to provide legal and financial assistance to Terry Worrell, president of the Dallas-based, 140-store Sound Warehouse chain, during his company's upcoming trial. This is the second time in recent months that the association, which represents the nation's biggest record companies, has lent its resources in an obscenity-related court case.
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