Labels Turn to Bonus DVDs To Drive CD Sales

December 2002
Billboard;12/7/2002, Vol. 114 Issue 49, p3
Trade Publication
Discusses the move of record companies to offer CD/DVD packages as a way to add value for consumers and combat piracy as of December 2002. Decision of Atlantic to release CD/DVD projects after an album has already met with some success; Information on negative feedback from retailers about issues of dual inventories; Benefits of CD/DVD packages.


Related Articles

  • MPA busy in Asia-Pacific. Kilday, Gregg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;2/3/2004, Vol. 382 Issue 21, p78 

    The MPA's anti-piracy operations in the Asia-Pacific region last year resulted in 13,000 raids by law enforcement agencies and the seizure of nearly 45 million pirated optical discs, which was a record. With video pirates shifting to the DVD and DVD-R platforms, seizures of videotapes were down...

  • Counterfeiters get snuffed. Kovac, Matt // ICIS Chemical Business;4/9/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 61, p42 

    The article considers the use of chemicals to confuse a couple of labrador dogs from the Motion Picture Association of America trained to detect illegal digital video discs and compact discs. These dogs are currently being used by the Malaysian government to detect pirated discs heading for...

  • Optical Media Wars: DVD vs. SACD. Hall, Gary S. // Electronic Musician;Nov2004, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p66 

    Discusses the compact and digital video disc technology in the U.S. Neglect of the DVD Forum to lock up legal ownership of the term DVD; Necessity of the file system for computers to read the discs; Provision of two sets of tables to locate the data on the disc.

  • DIGITAL BOOSTS SWEDISH BIZ. de Hart, Jeffrey // Billboard;8/26/2006, Vol. 118 Issue 34, p14 

    The article reports on the dismal performance of the recorded-music market in Sweden for the first half of 2006. The market dropped 1.4% in value at 383.9 million kronor based on a volume of 17.6 million units, according to local industry body. Although shipments of compact discs, vinyl records,...

  • BMG to distribute secure promo CDs. Oppelaar, Justin // Daily Variety;4/9/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 28, p5 

    Focuses on efforts of BMG to protect the distribution of promotional compact discs (CD) from worldwide piracy. Inclusion of copyright protection in the CD; Impact of cheap CD burning hardware on digital piracy; Context of the BMG copy-protection scheme.

  • CD anti-piracy tech spurs consumer suit. Stern, Andy // Daily Variety;1/2/2004, Vol. 281 Issue 61, p4 

    Reports on the lawsuit filed by Belgian consumer association Test Achats against top music companies in an attempt to eliminate the anti-piracy technology installed on CD albums. Problem over playing the sound recordings in personal computers and car stereos; Citation of violating copyright...

  • A Reason To Be Upbeat.  // Billboard;2/7/2004, Vol. 116 Issue 6, p12 

    Offers views on the impact of economic and technological events on the music industry from 2000 to 2003. Sale of compact discs through retail outlets; Decline in the number of exhibitors at MIDEM, the international music exposition in Cannes, France; Target group of the anti-piracy campaign of...

  • LATIN MUSIC ANTIPIRACY EFFORTS PAY OFF. Amdur, Meredith // Daily Variety;4/1/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 69, p4 

    Reports on the continuing efforts of the Latin music trade to fight piracy in the U.S. Reduction of shipments from record companies to retail outlets; Estimation on the number of CD seized by authorities in 2003; Problem on the prevalence of piracy in retail outlets and flea markets.

  • RIAA Declares War On Pirates. Traiman, Steve // Billboard;06/12/99, Vol. 111 Issue 24, p54 

    Reports on the issuing of the `Anti-Piracy Good Business Practices for CD Mastering and Manufacturing Plants' guidelines by the Recording Industry Association of America. Aim to stop illegal manufacturing of copyrighted audio, video, compact discs, and digital video discs (DVD); The industry's...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics