BLOCKBUSTER MUSIC PLUS STORE NOW OPENED IN MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Blockbuster Music Plus store in Northern California opened December 27 at 645-655 San Antonio Road North in Mountain View. Hours at all Blockbuster Music Plus stores are from 10 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week. Grand opening at the store continues through January, with special events to be announced later. Blockbuster Music Plus stores are a division of Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation (NYSE: BV). They sell CDs and cassettes, videos, laserdiscs, video games and video game accessories, personal electronics including boom boxes, Sony Walkmans and portable compact disc players. Video games and video game hardware will also be available for rental. A virtual reality game, the Cybertron, is available for those wishing to sample this new interactive technology. The universal store design features specific areas for different types of music. Customers are encouraged to listen to their musical choices and watch videos before they buy, utilizing the store's 70 listening stations, seven interactive game stations and 35 video screens. The store stocks up to 50,000 titles. Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation acquired Music Plus in November 1992 and is undertaking a conversion program to create the finest retail environment in the music industry and rename them Blockbuster Music Plus. Two hundred existing stores will be converted in 1994 and 100 new stores will be constructed. Blockbuster is a leader in the global entertainment industry with interests in home video, music, indoor children's playground facilities, investments in filmed entertainment production and distribution, basic cable systems, premium television networks and other related businesses. Manager of the Mountain View store is Kevin Rezak, who supervises 40 employees. The telephone number is 415-941-1415. -0- 1/7/94 /CONTACT: Wally Knief of Blockbuster Entertainment, 214-343-5288/ (BV)
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|Date:||Jan 7, 1994|
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