Amoeba Music is a bricks and mortar success story with shops in Berkeley, San Francisco and Hollywood. Fast Company recently interviewed Amoeba co-founder Marc Weinstein about what makes Amoeba Music work. He points to a number of factors in their success from having a complementary co-owner to empowering one's employees. But perhaps the best insight of all is to "imagine the ideal store in our customers’ eyes" and to create that. Though Amoeba Music is known for its physical stores, I should note that they also won a Webby Award for their video series What's In My Bag? You can...

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