By 2007 digital downloads could exceed £2bn

August 2002
Marketing Week;8/29/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 35, p32
Trade Publication
Reveals that piracy is not responsible for the 15 percent decline in music sales in 2000-2002, according to a report by Forrester Research. Claims that record labels can restore industry growth by making it easier for people to download and pay for music on their own terms.


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