The Rise and Fall of Tower Records

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For years, the yellow and red Tower Records logo was familiar to music lovers around the world. What started as an annex to a family drug store in Sacramento spread to 30 countries on five continents. Its iconic store was on the Sunset Strip. In 1999, Tower had sales of over $1 billion. Just seven years later, it filed for bankruptcy.

Credits

Guest:
Colin Hanks - actor, producer and director - @colinhanks

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Ryan Kailath