Musicland Group Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1955

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 15,000


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 9

  • Investments
  • 4

Musicland Group General Information


Retailer of entertainment-themed products. The company operates stores under the brand names Sam Goody, Suncoast Motion Picture Company and Media Play in the United States, through which it sells music, movies, games, trend apparel, memorabilia and books.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Specialty Retail
Other Industries
Movies, Music and Entertainment
Corporate Office
  • 10400 Yellow Circle Drive
  • Hopkins, MN 55343
  • United States

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Musicland Group Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Musicland Group Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Musicland Group Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Musicland Group Investments (4)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Golf Galaxy 01-Oct-2000 000000000 Recreational Goods
Imagicast 11-Apr-2000 00000 0000 0000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Golf Galaxy 01-Jul-1999 00 0000000 Recreational Goods
Imagicast Early Stage VC Media and Information Services (B2B)
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Musicland Group Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Imagicast 11-Apr-2000 00000 00000 00 0000 Completed
  • 6 buyers
Imagicast Early Stage VC Completed
  • 3 buyers
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Musicland Group FAQs

  • When was Musicland Group founded?

    Musicland Group was founded in 1955.

  • Where is Musicland Group headquartered?

    Musicland Group is headquartered in Hopkins, MN.

  • What is the size of Musicland Group?

    Musicland Group has 15,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Musicland Group in?

    Musicland Group’s primary industry is Specialty Retail.

  • Is Musicland Group a private or public company?

    Musicland Group is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Musicland Group?

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  • What is Musicland Group’s current revenue?

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  • How much funding has Musicland Group raised over time?

    Musicland Group has raised $75M.

  • Who are Musicland Group’s investors?

    Best Buy, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Primerica, and Sun Capital Partners have invested in Musicland Group.

  • When was Musicland Group acquired?

    Musicland Group was acquired on 29-Mar-2006.

  • Who acquired Musicland Group?

    Musicland Group was acquired by Kaspien.

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