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  1. Germany's BPW Promotes Drucke

    January 16, 2008 12:00 AM EST German labels body BPW in Berlin has appointed Dr. Florian Drucke as the new head of legal and politics with immediate effect. Drucke was previously legal adviser of the association after joining in 2006. He succeeds Nora Braun who has moved to Be ...

  2. Germany's BPW, IFPI To Merge

    December 12, 2006 12:00 AM EST German labels body the BPW and the national IFPI group will merge from spring 2007. The move was decided Monday (Dec. 11) at the respective general meetings of the associations in Berlin. With the unification of the two trade bodies, "we reac ...

  3. German Biz Contracts In H1

    August 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The German recorded-music market in the first half shrank in volume to 68.3 million units, down 3.4% from the corresponding period in 2005, according to German labels body BPW. The BPW does not break The German recorded-music market in the first h ...

  4. Report: German Biz Flattening Out

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST The German record market is showing signs of recovering from the drastic downturn of the past five years. In 2005, the trade value of the German market contracted by just 0.4% year-on-year to € The German record market is showing signs ...

  5. Haentjes Takes Charge Of German Trade Bodies

    October 27, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Michael Haentjes, chairman of edel music AG in Hamburg, was today (Oct. 27) elected as the new chairman of the board of Germany's record industry bodies. Haentjes takes responsibilities for the BPW, t Michael Haentjes, chairman of edel music ...

  6. Gebhardt Confirms Exit

    September 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Veteran German industry executive Gerd Gebhardt has confirmed he will stand down as chairman of labels body BPW and the German group of the IFPI at an Oct. 27 members meeting. Billboard.biz reported t Veteran German industry executive Gerd Gebhard ...

  7. German Biz Down In First Half

    August 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The volume of the German recorded music market shrank in the first half of 2005 to 64.7 million units, down 10.2% compared to the same period last year, according to figures issued today (August 4) by The volume of the German recorded music market ...

  8. Downturn In German Biz Slowing

    March 09, 2005 12:00 AM EST The downturn in the German recorded music market is slowing. The estimated retail value of the market in 2004 was down 3.6% from the previous year to €1.589 billion ($2.12 billion), national la The downturn in the German recorded music ...

  9. Germany's Phonoline Shifts Power To T-Online

    September 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The German recorded music industry is transferring its B2B online music distribution platform from Deutsche Telekom's T-Com division to its T-Online subsidiary. The German recorded music industry is transferring its B2B online music distribut ...

  10. German Download Biz Settling In

    August 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downloads each month since April, German labels body BPW reported today (Aug. 18). Germany's nascent legitimate online music market has registered 1 million downlo ...

  11. German Biz Downturn Tapering Off

    August 11, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The decline in the German music business is slowing. National labels body BPW will report tomorrow (Aug. 12) that overall volume shipments contracted by 2.9% in the first half of 2004, compared to a 1 The decline in the German music business is sl ...

  12. German Biz Continues To Slide

    March 30, 2004 12:00 AM EST The German record market fell 19.8% in value during 2003 to €1.65 billion, according to national labels body BPW. Figures released today (March 30) show the 2003 trade value of shipments is low The German record market fell 19.8% in val ...