Handleman Co.

  1. T.I.'s 'Trail' On Track For No. 1 Debut

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT T.I.'s "Paper Trail" (Grand Hustle/Atlantic) is on course to debut at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week. The rapper's sixth studio set leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released today (Oct. 3). Unweighted sales ...

  2. Jonas Brothers On Track To Score No. 1

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Jonas Brothers are on track to score their first No. 1 album next week on The Billboard 200, as "A Little Bit Longer" (Hollywood) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released this afternoon (Aug. 13). Unweighted sales of & ...

  3. Handleman Reports $65 Million Loss In Quarter

    August 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co., in a continuation of its management-led liquidation, reported that the company lost $65.6 million, or $3.22 per diluted share on sales $91.5 million, for the fiscal quarter ended May 3. The company's loss is largely attribu ...

  4. Miley, Sugarland Continue Charge To No. 1

    July 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Miley Cyrus' "Breakout" (Hollywood) and Sugarland's "Love on the Inside" (Mercury Nashville) continue their charge towards the No. 1 slot on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, as the two sets still lead Niel ...

  5. Miley, Sugarland Vying For Next Week's No. 1

    July 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Billboard 200 will greet a new No. 1 next week in the form of Miley Cyrus' "Breakout" (Hollywood) or Sugarland's "Love on the Inside" (Mercury Nashville), which are neck and neck on Nielsen SoundScan's Buildi ...

  6. Nas On Track For Fifth No. 1 Album Next Week

    July 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Nas' new Def Jam album may not have a title, but it will have a home at No. 1 on The Billboard 200. The veteran rapper is on course to notch his fifth topper on the big chart, as he leads Nielsen SoundScan's Friday Building chart with 11 ...

  7. Coldplay Headed To No. 1 On Billboard 200, Hot 100

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT On the heels of Lil Wayne's 1 million-plus debut sales week with "Tha Carter III," Coldplay's "Viva La Vida" (Capitol) will post similarly lofty numbers and bow at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week. The set leads N ...

  8. Lil Wayne's 'Tha Carter III' Builds To Magic Million

    June 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The magic million is within sight of Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III." The Cash Money/Universal album continues to lead Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released today (June 13). Based on the new tally, the album could sell a mi ...

  9. Lil Wayne A Lock To Top Next Week's Album Chart

    June 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT It's all about Lil Wayne this week as The Billboard 200 prepares for the arrival of "Tha Carter III." The rapper's new Cash Money/Universal album will easily bow at No. 1 next week, as it leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building ...

  10. Usher Continues March To No. 1 Debut

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Zomba) continues to charge its way towards a No. 1 debut on next week's Billboard 200 albums chart, as it will once again lead Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, when it is released later to ...

  11. Usher Poised For No. 1 Debut

    May 28, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Usher's "Here I Stand" (LaFace/Zomba) should stand tall at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 next week, as the set tops the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart, released today (May 28). Unweighted first-day sales for "Stand" from th ...

  12. Diamond On Track For First No. 1 Album

    May 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Forty-one years after he first appeared on The Billboard 200, Neil Diamond looks to be on course to earn his first No. 1 album as "Home Before Dark" (Columbia) leads the Nielsen SoundScan Building chart released May 7. Unweighted sales f ...

  13. First Day Sales Put Madonna On Track For 7th No. 1

    April 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madonna is on track to net her seventh No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 as "Hard Candy" (Warner Bros.) tops Nielsen SoundScan's Building chart, released this afternoon (April 30). Among all female artists, only Barbra Streisand has ...

  14. With Huge First Day, Mariah On Track For No. 1 Debut

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Mariah Carey looks certain to debut at No. 1 on next week's Billboard 200 with "E=MC2," based on massive first-day sales from the nine chains that report to Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart. Unweighted sales for the Island De ...

  15. Handleman Expects NYSE Delisting

    March 19, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. anticipates that its stock will be delisted from the New York Stock Exchange as of March 25, due to the fact that the company's 30-day average market capitalization will fail to meet the $25 million minimum. "The suspen ...

  16. Handleman Reports $2.4 Million Net Income In Q3

    March 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. posted $2.4 million in net income, or 12 cents per diluted share, on sales of $346.9 million, in its fiscal second quarter ended Jan. 31. That is almost half the earnings of the same quarter last year, when its net income totaled ...

  17. Jay-Z In Line For 10th No. 1 Album

    November 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Jay-Z is on course to achieve his 10th No. 1 album on The Billboard 200, as his "American Gangster" set (Roc-A-Fella) leads Nielsen SoundScan's Building Chart, released Nov. 7. If Jay-Z locks his 10th No. 1, that will tie him with E ...

  18. Kid Rock Pulls Ahead In Race For Billboard 200

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kid Rock looks primed to debut at No. 1 next week on The Billboard 200 with "Rock'n'Roll Jesus" (Atlantic). Unweighted opening-day sales from eight leading accounts posted today on Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts put t ...

  19. Springsteen A Lock For Another No. 1 Album

    October 08, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is a lock to add another No. 1 album to his resume, according to Nielsen SoundScan's Friday Building Chart, released Oct. 5. Unweighted sales through close of business Thursday saw "Magic" leading the next best sel ...

  20. Springsteen Primed To Lead Next Week's Album Chart

    October 03, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen is on target to debut at No. 1 next week on The Billboard 200 with "Magic" (Columbia), his first album with the E Street Band in five years. Unweighted opening-day sales from eight leading accounts posted today on Niels ...

  21. Rascal Flatts Poised To Earn Third No. 1 Album

    September 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rascal Flatts is on course for the largest sales week by a country act in 2007, according to the Building Charts posted by Nielsen SoundScan. Unweighted sales from eight leading accounts posted Friday (Sept. 28) afternoon show the Lyric Street gro ...

  22. Kanye Retains Big Lead Over 50 In Debut Week Sales

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West has increased his lead over 50 Cent in the much scrutinized battle between the rap stars, according the Friday edition of Nielsen SoundScan's Building Charts. Un-weighted sales from eight leading accounts through close of business ...

  23. West Well Ahead Of 50 Cent After First-Day Sales

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Kanye West looks to top next week's The Billboard 200 chart, according to results that will be posted later today on Nielsen SoundScan's new Building Charts feature. All eyes are on the Sept. 11 album schedule, with anticipated new relea ...

  24. Calm Before the Storm as 'HSM2' Marks Fourth Week at No. 1

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's not a whole lot happening on The Billboard 200 this week as a light Sept. 4 release schedule yields only one debut in the top 40: Chiodos' "Bone Palace Ballet" at No. 5 ... "High School Musical 2" spends its f ...

  25. Handleman Co. Posts Q4 Loss

    June 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. lost $37.5 million, or $1.85 per share, on sales of $268.5 million in its fiscal fourth-quarter ended April 28. That brings the company's total loss for the year to $53.4 million, or $2.65 per share, on revenues of $1.3 bill ...

  26. 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 ...

  27. Handleman COO Exits After A Month

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Departure due to no-compete clause. John Beeder, who was hired July 25 to be president and COO for the Handleman Co., has resigned from the Troy, Mich.-based rackjobber. Breeder previously was a top executive with Hallmark, and apparently had a no ...

  28. Handleman Co. Names President/COO

    July 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT John Beeder moves from Hallmark for role. The Handleman Co. has named John W. Beeder as president/COO, filling a position that has been vacant for about 24 months. He reports to Handleman chairman/CEO Steve Strome. Beeder comes from Hallmark Cards ...

  29. Handleman Q4 Profits Down

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. ran into trouble in its fiscal fourth quarter to finish out the year with profits cut more than half of the previous year total. The Handleman Co. ran into trouble in its fiscal fourth quarter to finish out the year with profits ...

  30. NARM Hands Out Awards

    August 15, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records continues its comeback as one of the top U.S. music merchants as last night it was named the retailer of the year for the large division. The awards were presented at the National Assn. Tower Records continues its comeback as one of ...

  31. Retail Track

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures during a June 27 conference call, but spent much of the time defending its acquisition of servicing company REPS. Read Ed Christman's column. Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures ...

  32. Retail Track

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures during a June 27 conference call, but spent much of the time defending its acquisition of servicing company REPS. Read Ed Christman's column. Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures ...

  33. Retail Track

    July 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures during a June 27 conference call, but spent much of the time defending its acquisition of servicing company REPS. Read Ed Christman's column. Handleman Co. released semi-strong annual figures ...

  34. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    April 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier w NEW YORK -- The Handleman Co. has announced th ...

  35. Handleman Losing 400 Kmart Stores

    March 30, 2005 12:00 AM EST Accounts going to Alliance? The Handleman Co. has announced that its decades-long relationship as the sole music supplier to Kmart will come to an end soon. Troy, Mich.-based Kmart informed the rackjobber that another supplier will take over 400 s ...

  36. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into an agreement to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first t AUSTIN, Texas -- Handleman Co. ...

  37. Handleman To Exclusively Handle Tommy Lee Set

    March 17, 2005 12:00 AM EST Handleman Co. says it has entered into to be the exclusive distributor of Tommy Lee's new solo album, "Tommyland: The Ride," scheduled to be released in August. The deal marks the first time Handleman Handleman Co. says it has enter ...

  38. Best Buy Eyeing Supply-Chain Overhaul

    January 20, 2005 12:00 AM EST Best Buy is moving closer to a restructuring of its supply chain. Best Buy is moving closer to a restructuring of its supply chain. The Minneapolis-based consumer electronics giant is expected to switch to vendor-managed inventory and to have prod ...

  39. R&B/Hip-Hop Charts Get Upgrade

    November 24, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Billboard R&B/hip-hop sales charts are experiencing a notable upgrade, as Nielsen SoundScan’s panel of core stores has undergone its first significant revision in six years. The Billboard R&B/hip-hop sales charts are experiencing a ...

  40. Handleman Shows Sales Gains

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST Mass merchants provide boost. The Handleman Co. reports net income of $8.2 million, or 36 cents per diluted share, on sales of $295.3 million for the fiscal second quarter, which ended Oct. 30. The sales figure is up 9.4% from the $269.9 million t ...

  41. Handleman Shows Sales Gains

    November 23, 2004 12:00 AM EST The Handleman Co. reports net income of $8.2 million, or 36 cents per diluted share, on sales of $295.3 million for the fiscal second quarter, which ended Oct. 30. The Handleman Co. reports net income of $8.2 million, or 36 cents per diluted share ...

  42. NARM Votes Willis As Vice Chairman

    November 11, 2004 12:00 AM EST The NARM board of directors has elected Baker & Taylor president/CEO Richard Willis as vice chairman of the board. The NARM board of directors has elected Baker & Taylor president/CEO Richard Willis as vice chairman of the board. Willi ...

  43. Glen Ward Exits As VEG N.A. Chief

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a sudden move, Virgin Entertainment Group (VEG) CEO Simon Wright has assumed leadership of the company's North American chain, replacing Glen Ward, who has left the company. In a sudden move, Virgin Entertainment Group (VEG) CEO Simon Wrig ...

  44. Gerardo Lopez Splits Handleman

    September 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Gerardo Lopez will exit Sept. 17 as senior VP of Handleman Co. to take a position outside of the music industry, the company announced today (Sept. 10). Gerardo Lopez will exit Sept. 17 as senior VP of Handleman Co. to take a position outside of t ...

  45. Best Buy Close To Adopting New Supply System

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy, which <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1854071">announced last year</A> that it would scrutinize its supply chain to improve efficien Best Buy, which announce ...

  46. Best Buy Close To Adopting New Supply System

    August 26, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Best Buy, which <A HREF="http://www.billboard.com/bb/biz/archivesearch/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1854071">announced last year</A> that it would scrutinize its supply chain to improve efficien Best Buy, which announce ...

  47. NARM Reveals Award Winners

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT NARM announced the winners of its Merchandisers and Suppliers of the Year Awards during a dinner ceremony yesterday (Aug. 24), the final night of the retail group's 46th annual convention at the Marri NARM announced the winners of its Merchan ...

  48. Sources: Kmart Reviewing Handleman Ties

    July 21, 2004 12:00 AM EDT As part of a re-examination of all its operations, Kmart is considering whether it should begin buying music directly from the majors, instead of using its rackjobber, the Handleman Co. As part of a re-examination of all its operations, Kmart is c ...

  49. Handleman Picks Marks As VP Corporate Legal Counsel

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Handleman Co. has named Angelique Strong Marks as VP, corporate legal counsel. Marks, based at the music distributor's headquarters in Troy, Mich., will manage all legal affairs. The Handleman Co. has named Angelique Strong Marks as VP, c ...

  50. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

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