Thursday July 2, 2020

The Sunday Interview : Stephen Fitzgerald

In six years, Stephen Fitzgerald has taken Golden Discs from a high street has-been to profitability. But, unlike other entertainment retailers, he’s not depending on digital downloads

14th June, 2015

At the turn of the century, the then 26-year-old future managing director of Golden Discs was hard at work. Stephen Fitzgerald would take up a job with the company his father had grown from a single store on Tara Street the following year, but for the time being he was organising a New Year’s Eve party. In Bali. With the Red Hot Chili Peppers. And Lenny Kravitz.

“It was huge. We had big...

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