Labels devise strategies to revive Christams casualties

Roberts, James
December 2002
Music Week;12/14/2002, Issue 50, p4
Trade Publication
Reports on the increase of sales for pre-Christmas albums in Great Britain. Estimation of the sales of debut album by singer-songwriter Alice Martineau; Views of Nick Raphael, vice president at Sony Music, on Christmas album market; Factors affecting sales of albums.


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