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  1. Amazon's CustomFlix Launches On-Demand CDs

    September 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Service offers artists and labels per-order manufacturing. Amazon.com subsidiary CustomFlix Labs today (Sept. 19) launched an on-demand CD manufacturing service. Similar to the company's DVD offerings, CustomFlix will target unsigned artists ...

  2. Amazon Launches Movie Download Service

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, moving it into a nascent and higher-margin bu Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a wi ...

  3. Amazon Launches Movie Download Service

    September 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 'Unbox' went live Sept. 7. Amazon.com on Thursday (Sept. 7) unveiled a widely anticipated Internet service offering movies and TV shows that can be downloaded to personal computers, moving it into a nascent and higher-margin business. Th ...

  4. Digital Rights Management (DRM) News And Analysis

    August 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT U.K.'s ERA Throws Support Behind MP3 Britain's Entertainment Retailers Assn. has entered into the debate on DRM-free music. Nov 21, 2007 - Billboard.Biz - By Lars Brandle UCJ Strips DRM For Online Trial Universal Music Classics & Jaz ...

  5. U.K. Industry Readies Trade Mission To Japan

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Aims to boost U.K. sales. The U.K. music industry is embarking on a trade mission in Tokyo from July 31 to Aug. 4 to give the British music business an insight into Japan's digital and mobile music developments. Spearheaded by British industr ...

  6. Senate Panel Clears B'cast Flag

    June 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT A key Senate committee approved legislation that ultimately will give the FCC authority to promulgate regulations designed to protect content delivered by digital broadcasts. A key Senate committee approved legislation that ultimately will give th ...

  7. HMV Warns Of Tough Times Ahead

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HMV Group plc is predicting a slump in profits of up to £36 million ($67 million) for the year ended April 29, 2006. The music retail giant issued a pre-close statement today (May 9), ahead of th HMV Group plc is predicting a slump in pro ...

  8. HMV Warns Of Tough Times Ahead

    May 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Analysts say figures 'worse than expected.' HMV Group plc is predicting a slump in profits of up to £36 million ($67 million) for the year ended April 29, 2006. The music retail giant issued a pre-close statement today (May 9), ahead of ...

  9. Former iTunes Exec Cetinsoy Joins MusicStrands

    April 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrands has recruited Atakan Cetinsoy, the former business intelligence manager of the iTunes Music Store, to its team. Cetinsoy joins as V.P. business products Pioneer U.S.-Spanish search engine MusicStrand ...

  10. Retail Track

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST During the first nine years of its history, amazon.com lost money, yet it was the darling of Wall Street. During the last two years, Amazon produced almost $1 billion in net income, but now Wall Stree During the first nine years of its history, am ...

  11. Retail Track

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST During the first nine years of its history, amazon.com lost money, yet it was the darling of Wall Street. During the last two years, Amazon produced almost $1 billion in net income, but now Wall Stree During the first nine years of its history, am ...

  12. Retail Track

    February 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST During the first nine years of its history, amazon.com lost money, yet it was the darling of Wall Street. During the last two years, Amazon produced almost $1 billion in net income, but now Wall Stree During the first nine years of its history, am ...

  13. Google Adds Music Search Function

    December 15, 2005 12:00 AM EST Yahoo! unveiled a similar tool earlier this year. Online powerhouse Google has added a new music search function to its popular search engine. Music searches on Google will provide basic song and album data, album art, pictures, reviews, as well a ...

  14. The Music Industry Reponds To Katrina

    September 06, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Updated: Friday, Sept. 16. While the devastating impact from Hurricane Katrina is still being assessed, the music industry continues to respond with a variety of donations, charitable events and assistance. Here is a short list of Web sites where ...

  15. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Membership includes Apple, OD2, Amazon. Membership includes Apple, OD2, Amazon. News ...

  16. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents online music companies. Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents ...

  17. Napster Joins Lobby Body EDiMA

    August 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents online music companies. Online music service Napster has joined the European Digital Media Assn. (EDiMA), the coalition that represents ...

  18. Amazon.com Net Income Dips In Q2

    July 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Company hit with more taxes due to profitability. Amazon.com released its quarterly earnings report July 26 which revealed a jump in sales, but a dip in net income from the same period the previous year, primarily due to taxes. For most of the com ...

  19. Lobby Group Cites HMV Over Guernsey Plans

    July 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British business lobby group has called on the national Treasury to intervene over the plans of retailer HMV's plans to shift its Internet fulfilment facilities to Guernsey, a recognized tax-haven. LONDON -- A British business lobby group h ...

  20. Lobby Group Cites HMV Over Guernsey Plans

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British business lobby group has called on the national Treasury to intervene over HMV's plans to shift its Internet fulfilment facilities to Guernsey, a recognized tax-haven. A British business lobby group has called on the national Treasu ...

  21. Lobby Group Cites HMV Over Guernsey Plans

    July 22, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A British business lobby group has called on the national Treasury to intervene over HMV's plans to shift its Internet fulfilment facilities to Guernsey, a recognized tax-haven. A British business lobby group has called on the national Treasu ...

  22. Amazon.com Names Music 'Hall of Famers'

    July 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Initiative part of retail giant's 10th anniversary celebration To celebrate their 10th anniversary, Amazon.com has compiled a 'Hall of Fame' music list of artists, based on their total sales with the online retailer. For Amazon, thi ...

  23. Amazon Sales Up In First Quarter

    April 26, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Profits down without tax benefit. While Amazon's overall sales were up 24.3% to $1.9 billion for its fiscal first quarter ending March 31, profits fell compared to the first quarter in 2004, when the company received a tax benefit. Amazon pos ...

  24. Retail Track

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn’t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn¿t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  25. Retail Track

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn’t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn¿t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  26. Retail Track

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn’t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. Amazon finally turns a hefty profit, but Wall Street doesn¿t seem to care. Read Ed Christman's column. News ...

  27. Spector's Troubles Continue

    February 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Slain woman's mother files wrongful death suit. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rock producer Phil Spector, who faces trial later this year charged with the 2003 murder of B-movie actress Lana Clarkson, was sued for wrongful death Thursday by the sla ...

  28. Amazon Reports Big Q4 Gain

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST E-tailer now deeply in black. Amazon.com posted $346.7 million in net income, or 82 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $2.5 billion in its fourth quarter, as the company catapulted deep into black ink for 2004. Amazon's performance durin ...

  29. Amazon Reports Big Q4 Gain

    February 02, 2005 12:00 AM EST E-tailer now deeply in black. Amazon.com posted $346.7 million in net income, or 82 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $2.5 billion in its fourth quarter, as the company catapulted deep into black ink for 2004. Amazon's performance durin ...

  30. IDN Sales Staff Gets Pink Slips

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST Innovative Distribution Network, the indie distribution arm of giant music wholesaler Alliance Entertainment Corp., laid off five salespeople -- a third of its field sales staff -- yesterday (Nov. 1), Innovative Distribution Network, the indie dis ...

  31. Netflix Stock Plunges

    October 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Firm lowers prices amid possible Amazon competition. Firm lowers prices amid possible Amazon competition. News ...

  32. Court Nixes RIAA Appeal In Grokster Case

    August 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-to-peer file-sharing software, are not contributorily or vicariously liable for copyright infringements by users, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Grokster and StreamCast, distributors of peer-t ...

  33. Koch Distribution Makes Sales Cuts

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Koch Entertainment Distribution has restructured its audio sales staff. Four salespeople have exited the company: L.A.-based national account manager Deb Teague, San Francisco ...

  34. Euro Biz Seeks Easier Digital Licensing, Collection

    June 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Retailers, digital media companies and consumer electronics manufacturers are urging the European Commission to cut the bureaucracy on collective rights management in Europe's emerging digital media m Retailers, digital media companies and co ...

  35. Strong Fourth-Quarter Pushes Amazon To '03 Profit

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Amazon.com today (Jan. 27) posted a jump in quarterly profit, as revenues surged 36% due to the company's busiest holiday season yet . Amazon.com today (Jan. 27) posted a jump in quarterly profit, as revenues surged 36% due to the company ...

  36. Virgin North America Names CFO

    January 27, 2004 12:00 AM EST Virgin Entertainment Group (VEG) North America has named Ravi Ahuja as CFO, replacing Jeff Moxie, who has left the company. Virgin Entertainment Group (VEG) North America has named Ravi Ahuja as CFO, replacing Jeff Moxie, who has left the company. ...

  37. Amazon: Exclusives Translate Into Sales

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Holiday programming feature highlights exclusive content Amazon.com says a holiday programming feature that highlights content exclusives from a range of artists has helped drive sales for the participating acts. The campaign, "Holiday A-List ...

  38. Amazon: Exclusives Translate Into Sales

    December 29, 2003 12:00 AM EST Holiday programming feature highlights content Amazon.com says a holiday programming feature that highlights content exclusives from a range of artists has helped drive sales for the participating acts. The campaign, "Holiday A-List," fe ...

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