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... Discusses the declining financial strength of independent labels and distributors in light of the ... upcoming National Association of Independent Record Distributors and Manufacturers' meeting in ... Baltimore on May 22-26. Notes the effects of major chain price wars on independent retailers, the high ...
... Provides comments from a number of U.S. independent distributors, including RED Distribution and DNA. Focuses on their work to expand genres. ...
... Reports on the shrinking numbers of independent music distributors. Notes indie distributors that ... have closed due to bankruptcy and business losses. Examines businesses' financial situations. Speculates on the future market for indie distributors. ...
Indie Distributors Rock On
Billboard (1998) Vol. 110, No. 20, pp. 62, 80
... Examines the changing role of independent rock music distributors in the music industry ... , specifically discussing the Northwest Alliance of Independent Labels (NAIL) which was founded in 1995 ... import buying business, and the growing importance of chain stores to indie distributors. ...
... Examines the experience that American independent distributors have at the "massive" MIDEM ... distributor Mill City Music in Minneapolis. Describes the experience of singer Ani DiFranco's independent label Righteous Babe over the past three years. ... conference. Includes comments by Jim Colson, VP of independent distribution for Distribution North America ...
... national independent distributors, sub-distributors, one-stops, and direct distributors. ... Offers techniques on how to distribute independent releases to the general public. Covers the ... basics of independent distribution with emphasis on the four main real-world methods, specifically ...
... Discusses the effects on the independent music sector of the collapse of Valley Media, a major ... player in national distribution, which squeezed cash-strapped indie distributors and labels unable to ...
... of the Independent National Distributors, Inc. (INDI), the "country's biggest indie distribution entity." ... Discusses the trepidation among independent record labels which was evidenced at a recent ... convention of the National Association of Record Distributors and Manufacturers (NAIRD) about the unstable ...
... While a few independent distributors shut down in 2003, some industry veterans sense fresh ... opportunities in the contracting landscape. Highlights of the casualties and expansions in the independent distribution realm for 2003 are offered. ...
... Reports that independent distributors remain skeptical about alliances with Internet-based firms ... Association for Independent Music convention in Cleveland, Ohio May 3-7, 2000, noting that the ...
... imprints, and shutting down five warehouses used to support its Independent National Distributors Inc ... Reports that Alliance Entertainment Corp., the independent distribution arm of Alliance ...
Independent View
Billboard (2013) Vol. 125, No. 47, pp. 8
... The author looks at services and platforms that generate the most revenue for independent artists, using data from distributor CD Baby. ...
... HMV and other chains. Several distributors discuss their optimism in regard to the success of independent music retailers. ... Discusses the state of independent music retailers in Britain, noting only a small decline in the ... number of independent outlets from 1993 to 1994 (1,293 vs. 1,280), despite fierce competition from ...
... Presents a profile on Koch International, an independent distributor whose co-owner Michael Koch ... declared the company the Number 1 independent distributor after placing 31 titles on Billboard's ... charts during 1997. Explains that Koch began as a classical music label 11 years ago before moving into world music and jazz. ...
... Discusses the importance of the MIDEM conference to leading U.S. independent music companies in competing effectively on a global scale. ...
... A profile of OSP Worldwide's new U.S. Independent Buyers Group designed to simplify the direct ... attainment of Chinese products for U.S. independent retailers. The group will debut its service with an ...
Handleman on Upswing
Billboard (1999) Vol. 111, No. 25, pp. 8, 85
... Reports on the healthy economic situation of the independent distributor Handleman Co. noting that ... fulfillment house for online music retailers." Comments on their subsidiary Handleman Entertainment Resources ...
... Merlin has claimed eight percent of the United States market since the independent music global ... United States' leading independent record labels and distributors. ...
... distributors and suggests that the closings can only help independent distribution. Also details ... Provides an overview of the independent market in 1998 and notes that while the year was full of ... "mixed blessings," "no fault could be found with the music itself." Mentions the closing of two major ...
... The independent record business model has evolved over the years, and in 2004 independent labels ... , collectively, make up the second largest distributor in the US. In the past ten years, independent ...