Japan's CME Targets Sales Of Overseas Product

February 2003
Billboard;2/22/2003, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p42
Trade Publication
Reports that Columbia Music Entertainment (CME) established a separate international division that it hopes will help it market international product (yogaku) in Japan. Prior handling of non-Japanese product by the company's Columbia House division; Remarks from Columbia International president Isao Nagata about his goal to raise Columbia's share of international music sales in Japan; Plans of CME to cut 110 staffers through an early-retirement incentive program.


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