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  1. Businessman Connected to Plane Carrying Jenni Rivera Falsified Flight Logs

    December 12, 2012 7:40 AM EST A Mexican businessman with connections to the plane that crashed with Jenni Rivera and six others onboard Sunday has been convicted of falsifying aircraft records, counterfeiting government inspection stamps, and drug-trafficking charges, accordin ...

  2. Jenni Rivera's Plane Involved in 2005 Accident

    December 10, 2012 2:06 PM EST Jenni River's ID, found where her plane crashed in Mexico (Getty Images) The 43-year-old Learjet carrying Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera and six other people, including her publicist, stylist and makeup artist, had been in one previous ...

  3. Hastings in Q2: Music Sales Down 12%, Most Everything Else Up

    August 21, 2012 4:35 PM EDT Different retailer, same story. Brick-and-mortar retailer Hastings Entertainment reported a second-quarter loss of $3.4 million on revenue of $104.1 million for the quarter ended July 31. The loss was a slight improvement from a $4.1 million loss ...

  4. Grammy Sales Spike: Who Will Get It This Year? Arcade Fire? Cee-Lo? Mumford & Sons?

    February 14, 2011 4:17 PM EST While retailers are happy that last night's highly rated Grammy Awards broadcast should fuel sales and agree at least that some of those artists will be beneficiaries of the show's broadcast, they say it is unlikely the show will produce ...

  5. Dr. Demento Leaving Radio For The Web

    June 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Listen closely, that's the sound of demented music dying that you're hearing on your radio. After nearly 40 years of broadcasting catchy little tunes celebrating everything from dogs getting run over by lawnmowers to cockroaches devourin ...

  6. 'Idol' Judges Admire Unique Female Semifinalists

    February 24, 2010 12:00 AM EST "American Idol" semifinalist Lilly Scott is right where she belongs. The 20-year-old singer from Denver was among a handful of unique crooners who impressed the Fox singing contest's judges Tuesday (Feb. 23). The platinum-haired s ...

  7. Grammy 2010 Sales Boost Off To Slow Start

    February 02, 2010 12:00 AM EST While online stores are claiming the majority of the sales pop as a result of the Grammy Awards on Jan. 31, brick and mortar merchants are observing rising sales from winners and performers -- but the results so far are not as high as last year. & ...

  8. Grammy Wins Lift Albums By Plant And Krauss, Adele

    February 13, 2009 12:00 AM EST The Grammy Awards may not have the sales driving power that they once had, but they can still provide a pop for the winners and performers. Merchants say that album of the year winner "Raising Sand" by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss ap ...

  9. Trans World, B & N, Hastings Post Quarter Losses

    November 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Trans World Entertainment losses widened in the third quarter, with the company showing $27.4 million (91 cents per diluted share) in red ink on sales of $195.2 million, compared to $14.3 million (46 cents per diluted share) in losses on sales of ...

  10. Handleman Co To Sell U.K. Operation To Tesco

    July 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Company is to sell its British distribution business, Handleman U.K., to market-leading British supermarket chain Tesco. The deal is expected to be completed in the coming weeks according to Michigan-based Handleman, and Tesco is set to ...

  11. Handleman Steers Away From Music Biz

    June 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Company is exiting the music business in North America. As part of a radical upheaval of its interests, the company has sold its music inventory and selected other assets related to its Wal-Mart business in the U.S. to Anderson Merchandi ...

  12. Hastings Improves Profits

    March 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Hastings Entertainment chain continues to defy odds by showing increasing profits and holding its own on sales revenue. For the three-month period ended, Jan. 31, Hastings Entertainment reported improved profits of $5.8 million profit, or 54 c ...

  13. Hastings Posts Quarter Net Income Of $1.9 Million

    August 20, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment posted net income of $1.9 million, or 17 cents per diluted share, on sales of $125.9 million in the company's second fiscal quarter ended July 31. The profit total represents slightly more than a 10-fold increase from t ...

  14. NARM Awards Nominees Revealed

    March 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards, includes 14 first-time selections, according to NARM president Jim Donio. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention ...

  15. From The Magazine: Shop Talk

    December 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Even though sales appear slightly off last year's pace in the first three weeks of the holiday selling season, music merchandisers say it still might outpace 2005. In particular, they cite a favorable calendar-which as H.L. Distributors owner ...

  16. NARM Noms Revealed

    June 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Annual convention set for Aug. 2-5. The National Assn. of Recording Merchandisers has revealed the nominees for its merchandisers of the year awards. The winners will be unveiled on the last night of the NARM annual convention, Aug. 2-5 in Kissimm ...

  17. Hastings Posts Income Of $1.9 Mil.

    May 23, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment generated $1.9 million in net income, or 17 cents per diluted share, on sales of $131.4 million in its fiscal first quarter ended April 30. That's almost three times the $754,00 Hastings Entertainment generated $1.9 mil ...

  18. Hastings Ent. Releases Financial Results

    August 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Chain hits earnings forecast in Q2. Although Hastings Entertainment hit its earnings forecast by generating $671,000 in net income, or six cents per diluted share, on sales of $122.7 million in the three-month period ended July 31, the Amarillo, T ...

  19. Karaoke Producer Sues Competitors

    May 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Karaoke music producer Sybersound Records has filed suit in the United States and Canada against a number of other karaoke record manufacturers, alleging unfair competition, unfair trade practices and NEW YORK -- Karaoke music producer Sybersound ...

  20. Hastings Posts Q2 Income Gain

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment reports second-quarter net income of $500,000, or four cents per diluted share, vs. income of about $200,000, or two cents per share, in the same period last year. Hastings Entertainment reports second-quarter net income of ...

  21. Hastings Posts Q2 Income Gain

    August 23, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment reports second-quarter net income of $500,000, or four cents per diluted share, vs. income of about $200,000, or two cents per share, in the same period last year. Hastings Entertainment reports second-quarter net income of ...

  22. Hastings Returns To Profitability In Q1

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment reports net income of $1.8 million, or 15 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $126.9 million in its fiscal first quarter, which ended April 30. Hastings Entertainment reports net income of $1.8 million, or 15 cents per d ...

  23. Hastings Returns To Profitability In Q1

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Hastings Entertainment reports net income of $1.8 million, or 15 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $126.9 million in its fiscal first quarter, which ended April 30. Hastings Entertainment reports net income of $1.8 million, or 15 cents per d ...