MySpace Befriends Merchandise

Sadighi, Lalee
April 2008
Red Herring;4/9/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of MySpace to offer more merchandise to its 109 million registered members. MySpace Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chris DeWolfe said that they aim to make the user experience better through putting more electronic commerce in the site. The announcement of the plan was made after the launch of MySpace Music, a partnership with Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group.


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