Marketing

  1. EMI Links Up With Flytxt

    December 01, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Music U.K. has contracted Flytxt to supply its mobile marketing technology to drive mobile campaigns across EMI's labels. The London-based mobile direct marketing firm's "Neon" platform will be at the core of EMI's new ...

  2. RETAIL TRACK: COLD FEET AND BIGGER FOOLS

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Now that it's a moot point, it looks like Trans World Entertainment, rather than a consortium of buyers led by liquidator Great American, should have won the auction for Tower Records. Nearly a month Now that it's a moot point, it looks ...

  3. RETAIL TRACK: COLD FEET AND BIGGER FOOLS

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Now that it's a moot point, it looks like Trans World Entertainment, rather than a consortium of buyers led by liquidator Great American, should have won the auction for Tower Records. Nearly a month Now that it's a moot point, it looks ...

  4. RETAIL TRACK: COLD FEET AND BIGGER FOOLS

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Now that it's a moot point, it looks like Trans World Entertainment, rather than a consortium of buyers led by liquidator Great American, should have won the auction for Tower Records. Nearly a month Now that it's a moot point, it looks ...

  5. RETAIL TRACK: COLD FEET AND BIGGER FOOLS

    November 25, 2006 12:00 AM EST Now that it's a moot point, it looks like Trans World Entertainment, rather than a consortium of buyers led by liquidator Great American, should have won the auction for Tower Records. Nearly a month Now that it's a moot point, it looks ...

  6. UMPG Promotes Eaton

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has promoted Tom Eaton to VP of music for advertising. He will serve as a liaison between the publisher, its songwriters and advertising agencies. During his eight years with UMPG, Eaton has placed songs in commerc ...

  7. UMPG Promotes Eaton

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Universal Music Publishing Group has promoted Tom Eaton to VP of music for advertising. He will serve as a liaison between the publisher, its songwriters and advertising agencies. During his eight years with UMPG, Eaton has placed songs in commerc ...

  8. UMPG Promotes Eaton

    November 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST Becomes VP of music for advertising. Universal Music Publishing Group has promoted Tom Eaton to VP of music for advertising. He will serve as a liaison between the publisher, its songwriters and advertising agencies. During his eight years with UM ...

  9. Plasencia Sets Up Republica

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full-service branding, advertising and communications company. Called Rep?blica, the company is based out of Miami and is a partnership between Plascencia an ...

  10. Plasencia Sets Up República

    November 14, 2006 12:00 AM EST Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full-service branding, advertising and communications company. Jorge Plasencia has left his post as VP of communications at Univision Radio to open up a full ...

  11. WMG Taps Pelson To Oversee Music Marketing

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST He will serve as senior VP of global consumer marketing. As Warner Music Group pushes further into embracing digital opportunities ranging from YouTube to MySpace, the company is turning to an executive hailing from the social networking business ...

  12. AEG Acquires Ken Ehrlich Productions

    November 03, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deal will provide new marketing platforms. Deal will provide new marketing platforms. News ...

  13. WMG Taps Pelson To Oversee Music Marketing

    November 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST Will serve as senior VP. As Warner Music Group pushes further into embracing digital opportunities ranging from YouTube to MySpace, the company is turning to an executive hailing from the social networking business to oversee the way it markets mu ...

  14. Borders Moves Into Ireland

    October 20, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Superstore outlet opens Oct. 27. Borders Group Inc., the music, books and movie retailer, is to open its first superstore outlet in the Republic of Ireland on Oct. 27. The 22,000-square-feet superstore, in the suburb of Blanchardstown, near the ce ...

  15. Teen Confab Debates Authentic Music Marketing

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT As more and more users sign up for social networking services on the Internet, the popularity and respect for music is only increasing. Music Web sites are the fourth most popular on the Internet, behind only gaming destinations, social networking ...

  16. MTV's Norman: Advertisers Must 'Engage' Audience

    October 17, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Network head talks Web marketing at teen conference. Network head talks Web marketing at teen conference. News ...

  17. Norton LLC Acquires Tower.com

    October 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT $3.8 million deal made during auction. Entrepreneur Bill Sagan and his Wolfgang’s Vault Web site, operating under the name Norton LLC, will acquire the Tower.com online store and other assets from the retailer. A Chapter 11 auction recently liquid ...

  18. Elvis Presley Enterprises Names Marketing Head

    October 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Jankowski exits Access Marketing for role. Memphis-based Elvis Presley Enterprises, Inc. has named Paul Jankowski as its first-ever chief marketing officer, overseeing all aspects of global brand development. For the past five years, Jankowski ser ...

  19. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  20. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  21. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  22. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  23. Tower Records To Be Liquidated

    October 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Tower Records, the music industry's most famous retail brand, will be liquidated beginning tomorrow (Oct. 7). After a 30-hour auction, the process was won by the lead-bidder, Great American, who put Tower Records, the music industry's mo ...

  24. iTunes Teams With Starbucks

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Marketing plans not revealed. Marketing plans not revealed. News ...

  25. RETAIL TRACK: EXCLUSIVELY YOURS

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Premiums Affect The Long-Term Physical World: Last week, Don VanCleave, who heads the Coalition of Independent Music Stores, dramatically brought exclusives back in How Big-Box Merchants' Value-Added Pr ...

  26. Billboard Charts Reprocessed

    September 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Top six albums unchanged. A system failure at a significant chain made it impossible for data from that company's stores to be included when Nielsen SoundScan processed the sales charts that were released Sept. 28 on Billboard.com and Billboa ...

  27. Sixteen Suitors Bid On Tower Records

    September 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Trans World, Radius Equity considered front-runners. As part of a process to qualify for the Chapter 11 auction on Oct. 5 for Tower Records, a whopping 16 suitors have placed bids on the troubled superstore chain. However, it's unclear which ...

  28. Koch Bolsters Marketing, Creative Staffs

    September 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Villarreal, Mariano, Kelley promoted. In addition to the recent promotion of John Franck to senior VP of marketing, Koch Records has made several changes to its marketing and creative services departments. In the marketing department, Veronica Vil ...

  29. Qmobile Pacts With Disney

    September 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Offerings will include personalization content. Qmobile Inc. and Walt Disney Internet Group (WDIG) have inked a mobile content distribution deal. Under the terms of the deal, Qmobile will make available select content from WDIG’s publishing labels ...

  30. Artists Finding 'Authenticity' In Brands

    September 07, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Branded entertainment strategies and partnerships were discussed on second day (Sept. 7). Branded entertainment strategies and partnerships were discussed at the second day (Sept. 7) of the seventh annual Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Conference & ...

  31. NPR Music Service Expected In December

    August 31, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Pricing details were not disclosed. Pricing details were not disclosed. News ...

  32. SAG, AFTRA Agree On Contract Extension

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Directors of Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have approved a two-year extension to the commercials contracts with the advertising industry by an almost 95% Directors of Screen Actors Guild and American F ...

  33. Online Ticket Exchange To Viagogo In Europe

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched today (Aug. 18) in the United Kingdom. Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched ...

  34. Online Ticket Exchange To Viagogo In Europe

    August 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Web site allows fans to exchange tickets. Viagogo, a new European online ticket-exchange venture designed to bypass scalpers, officially launched today (Aug. 18) in the United Kingdom. The brainchild of CEO Eric Baker, co-founder of the U.S.-based ...

  35. NARM News: Warning From Top Research Firm

    August 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Physical goods buisness, kiosks and more. Retailers must look to a mix of new product innovations and more aggressive consumer marketing strategies to counteract a slumping physical goods business, according to a new study from research firm NPD. ...

  36. Spivack, Williams Partner For Right Arm

    July 26, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Will focus on booking for radio station festivals. Veteran record promotion man Gary Spivack, most recently with Geffen Records, has formed Right Arm Entertainment in partnership with Del Williams, a former record promoter who now produces radio s ...

  37. Forecast Grim For Radio Advertising

    July 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Universal McCann senior VP/director of forecasting Bob Coen cites retail consolidation as one of the reasons local radio is suffering, pointing to a reduction in advertising prospects. The retailers t Universal McCann senior VP/director of forecas ...

  38. Universal Music Mobile Appoints Marketing VP

    June 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Adam Flick most previously with Airborne Ent. Universal Music Mobile, a branch of Universal Music Group (UMG), has appointed Adam Flick VP of marketing. Flick reports to Rio Caraeff, GM of UMM, and will be based at UMG's Santa Monica offices. ...

  39. Indecency Complaints Q1 '06 Surpass '05 Total

    May 30, 2006 12:00 AM EDT ,131 complaints for the three months ended March. There already have been more consumer complaints filed this year concerning obscene, indecent or profane programming on TV and radio than were filed for all of 2005. The FCC’s latest tally of su ...

  40. Brazin Ceases ARIA Sales Chart Data

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sales data from Sanity Music Entertainment, HMV Australia and Virgin Music will no longer be included in Australia's official charts. Sales data from Sanity Music Entertainment, HMV Australia and Virgin Music will no longer be included in Aus ...

  41. Brazin Ceases ARIA Sales Chart Data

    May 22, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Retailer accounts for 28%-32% of market. Sales data from Sanity Music Entertainment, HMV Australia and Virgin Music will no longer be included in Australia's official charts. Retail conglomerate Brazin, which operates the three music retail c ...

  42. National CineMedia Inks Deals With Live Nation, Network Live

    May 16, 2006 12:00 AM EDT National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor and marketer of concerts and other content for movie theaters, has nailed down non-exclusive content agreements with both Live Nation and Network Live. National CineMedia (NCM), a digital distributor ...

  43. Apple Renews Flat-rate iTunes Contracts

    May 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Labels had pushed for variable pricing. Labels had pushed for variable pricing. News ...

  44. Aus Fest Adopts Anti-Scalping System

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having booked its strongest international line-up to date and enlarged its capacity, Australia's Splendour In the Grass outdoor festival has this year initiated a new ticketing system which is intende Having booked its strongest international ...

  45. Aus Fest Adopts Anti-Scalping System

    April 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Having booked its strongest international line-up to date and enlarged its capacity, Australia's Splendour In the Grass outdoor festival has this year initiated a new ticketing system which is intende Having booked its strongest international ...

  46. New U.K. Gov't Strategy To Rout Touts

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British government has set out a new strategy to restrict rogue ticket sale practices. Speaking at a summit Wednesday (April 26) on the black market trade for entertainment tickets, Secretary of S The British government has set out a new strat ...

  47. New U.K. Gov't Strategy To Rout Touts

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT The British government has set out a new strategy to restrict rogue ticket sale practices. Speaking at a summit Wednesday (April 26) on the black market trade for entertainment tickets, Secretary of S The British government has set out a new strat ...

  48. Brand Joins UMGI

    April 18, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Former MTV exec tasked with biz development. Former MTV executive Harriett Brand has re-emerged in a new role with Universal Music Group International. Brand has been appointed senior VP, business development, based at UMGI's headquarters in ...

  49. Study: Web Radio Listening Up 50%

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Critical mass approaching among 18-34 year-olds. The percentage of Americans that regularly listens to Internet radio rose sharply this year to 12% (approximately 30 million listeners) up from 8% last year, according to a new study by Edison Media ...

  50. CD Baby Enters Distribution Deal With Super D

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Wholesaler to distribute online store's product. Super D music and video wholesaler has signed to distribute CD Baby titles on a worldwide basis to brick-and-mortar retail. According to a Super D press release, the Irvine, Calif.-based operat ...

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