Physical market fails to find the festive spirit

Williams, Paul
December 2011
Music Week;12/2/2011, Issue 48, p14
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the sharp decline of compact disc (CD) albums market during the Christmas season in Great Britain in 2011 which should not come as a surprise since album sales has continued to drop year-on-year.


Related Articles

  • Design, Pressing & Distribution: Pressers & Duplicators.  // Music Week;2013 Directory, p124 

    A directory for compact disc (CD) pressers and duplicators distribution companies in Great Britain is presented.

  • DIGITAL VS PHYSICAL.  // Music Week;5/16/2014, Issue 69, p12 

    A graph is presented which shows the market share rate of all music albums in the digital and compact disc (CD) format for a five-week period in Great Britain.

  • DIGITAL vs PHYSICAL.  // Music Week;5/24/2013, Issue 21, p7 

    A graph is presented which shows the rate of shares of digital and compact disc (CD) music albums for five weeks in Great Britain market.

  • 'VINYL IS KING RIGHT NOW'. STASSEN, MURRAY // Music Week;10/17/2014, p19 

    The article focuses on the manufacture ring of vinyl discs terms and challenges and opportunities presented by the booming market in the Great Britain. Topics discussed include increase in use of streaming platforms, views of Russell Hodgskin, managing director of SixtySix Productions, and sales...

  • IN BRIEF.  // Record Collector (0261250X);Oct2013, Issue 419, p15 

    The article offers news briefs related to the music industry in Great Britain. Via Blackened/ Vertigo, "Though the Never" 2CD, 33rpm LP, 45rpm LP and DL from Metallica have been released. Sabaton's "Swedish Empire Live" is released via Nuclear Blast. Edsel has issued the Wedding Present's record...

  • Hark! The husky clocksters sing.  // Marketing Week (01419285);12/19/2002, Vol. 25 Issue 51, p14 

    Comments on the songs from the Clockstars Rival compact disc. Lack of enthusiastic vocals; Assessment of the Christmas carols; Description of the corporate cards.

  • ARCHIVE.  // Music Week;1/10/2014, Issue 52, p46 

    The article offers information on various reports related to Great Britain's music industry, including Napster and Apple's iTunes service, music album "Mad World" by Michael Andrews, and the top 10 music singles on January 10, 2014, including "Shut Up," "Christmas Time," and "Ladies Night."

  • ISN'T IT ABOUT TIME WE DITCHED RETURNS? BAYLEY, KIM // Music Week;11/18/2011, Issue 46, p26 

    The article discusses the returns of unsold music releases in compact discs (CD) format by retailers to video and record companies in Great Britain. It says that recorded music is said to be less profitable and labour intensive in the parts of the retailers and the record companies. It also...

  • Vinyl and CDs fight back as downloading declines.  // Music Week;1/11/2016, p16 

    The article reports on the return of vinyl and compact disc (CD) music formats in the music industry in 2015 as the number of albums downloaded continued to decline, as consumers began to adopt streaming as their format of choice. It notes the presents of singers Jess Glynne and James Bay in the...


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics