Record Store Day Cofounder May Lose His Record Store
Eric Levin in one of the people behind Record Store Day, which has grown into a worldwide opportunity for music fans to buy limited edition products which big-name acts only sell via non-chain outlets. But his Criminal Records business in Atlanta, Georgia is under threat after experiencing challenging conditions for the past three years.
Levin moved to a bigger store in 2008 just ahead of the world financial meltdown, tripling his overheads, then last year was faced with a repair bill believed to be around $14,000 following an ice storm. Now he says he'll either find a solution to his firm's problems by November 1 – or shut up shop. more on this story
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