Store Owner interview with Luke Renchan of Luke's Record Exchange
Store Name: Luke’s Record Exchange
QRD – Why did you start your store?
Luke – My hobby & passion
QRD – How does your store particularly appeal to your city?
Luke – Excellent pricing, easy to find the only one & the largest in state.
QRD – What’s a mistake you’ve made with your store that you’d warn others against?
Luke – Make sure there is enough parking.
QRD – What do you think indie record labels could do to best help both themselves & indie stores?
Luke – Continue to inform the mom & pops with info & promos.
QRD – How was the representation of indie storeowners & customers in the movie High Fidelity accurate & inaccurate to your experience?
Luke – Lots of comparisons.
QRD – What type of research do you do to decide what to put on the shelves?
Luke – I use common sense, & listen to customers’ requests.
QRD – Is it ever difficult to find the right distributors to get something you want to stock?
Luke – Yes.
QRD – What do you wish labels or bands or distributors did more of to work with you?
Luke – N/A
QRD – What do you think is your store’s all time best seller?
Luke – Vinyl records.
Luke – Had to send now, too busy to complete if more info is needed let me know.
Official Website - www.lukesmusic.com