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Category Archives: Retail

Best Buy to stop selling CDs, Target may follow suit

Posted by on February 5, 2018

One of the longest-running columns on this site is Metal by Numbers, a weekly look at the hard rock and metal that sold the most the prior week. Anyone that’s read it over the course of time has noticed, of course, that people are buying a lot less music. That makes sense, as streaming has […]

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New music Tuesdays become new music Fridays on July 10

Posted by on March 27, 2015

The headline says it all. We’ve known that the music industry worldwide decided that Friday would become a global release day, much the same way movies are released. Now we know when. According to Music Week, the change will take effect on July 10. According to sources at the publication, the IFPI has had that date […]

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Global record release date to move to Fridays this Summer

Posted by on February 26, 2015

While this has been in the works for some time now, it looks like record labels around the world are finally adopting a global release for new music. Here in America, that means that instead of Tuesdays, music will be released on Fridays. According to Billboard, the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI), who represent […]

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Guitar Center axes corporate staffers

Posted by on February 3, 2015

According to an internal email, the mighty Guitar Center continutes to crumble before our very eyes. The leaked email, from new CEO Darrell Webb, announces a plan to “reduce corporate and field supervision staff.” The internal email, from GearGods: “After a comprehensive evaluation of our staffing levels, including a detailed benchmarking of staffing levels by function and […]

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Urban Outfitters, Your One Stop Sunn 0))) Shop

Posted by on July 3, 2013

Urban Outfitters has long been a place where hipsters that claim to not be hipsters can pick up the latest  Atari logo T-shirt or book to teach you how to get drunk. And while it’s mainly a clothing store, they also sell vinyl. Metal Injection has found that among the vinyl you can pick up […]

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