Suncoast Motion Picture Company
Location at Monmouth Mall, Eatontown, NJ.
Number of locations
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Trans World Entertainment (2006–2020)
Sunrise Records (2020-present)
The first Suncoast store opened in Roseville, Minnesota, in 1986 as Paramount Pictures, changing their name to Suncoast Motion Picture Company in 1988.
In 1999, Musicland launched websites for Suncoast, Sam Goody, and Media Play.
In January 2003, Best Buy closed 20 Suncoast stores as part of a larger closing that included 90 Sam Goody stores.
In January 2006, The Musicland Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York; store closures during the bankruptcy included 80 Suncoast stores 
In late March 2006, Trans World Entertainment Corp. completed the purchase of nearly all of the assets of Musicland Holding Corporation for $104.2 million in cash and $18.1 million in assumed liabilities. TWEC retained the Suncoast name on around 170 stores after acquisition.
However on December 26, 2009, they announced the closure of 150 Suncoast stores nationwide.
- Arnold, Thomas; Prange, Stephanie (December 8, 2000). "Best Buy Agrees to Buy Musicland Stores". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
- "Best Buy to close 110 Sam Goody, Suncoast stores". Louisville Business First. January 9, 2003.
- "An Affiliate of Sun Capital Acquires Musicland from Best Buy Co., Inc". Business Wire. June 16, 2003. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
- "Sam Goody's parent bankrupt". CNN Money. January 13, 2006. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
- "Musicland Holding Corp. Announces Consolidation of Store Operations to Strengthen Financial Performance; Company Receives Court Approval to Close 341 Stores". Business Wire. February 1, 2006. Retrieved February 3, 2020.
- "Trans World Entertainment Completes Asset Acquisition of Musicland Holding Corp". Trans World Entertainment Corp. March 29, 2006. Retrieved February 3, 2020.