Business organizations

  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...