Merchants & Marketing: Newsline

November 1998
Billboard;11/07/98, Vol. 110 Issue 45, p76
Trade Publication
Presents news relating to merchants and marketing in the music industry for the week ending November 7, 1998. Announcement by Viacom that it has sold Blockbuster Music to Wherehouse Entertainment; New logo design of the International Recording Media Association; Web site of Music Club, marketer of reissue and compilation albums in Great Britain; Other news.


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