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  1. PwC Report Forecasts 1% Growth for U.S. Music Market Through 2017

    June 05, 2013 4:48 PM EDT Led by gains in concerts and digital music, the overall U.S. music business can expect annual growth of just over 1% through 2017, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.   PwC believes the concert business will grow at a compound a ...

  2. Entertainment Merger and Acquisition Activity to Pick Up in 2012 (Report)

    January 24, 2012 7:54 AM EST When you strip out value related to the gigantic marriage of Comcast and NBCUniversal, merger and acquisition activity fell slightly in the entertainment and media industries in the U.S., but it should pick up in 2012. According to a Pricewaterhou ...

  3. PriceWaterhouse Predicts Rebound in Entertainment, Media Spending, But Not Music

    June 14, 2011 6:27 AM EDT NEW YORK -- The five-year growth outlook for the entertainment and media industry is better this year than last amid economic improvements, a rebound in advertising and continued technological change, including the wider availability of tablet com ...

  4. Entertainment And Media Deals Lead 2010 Mergers and Acquisitions

    January 28, 2011 6:54 AM EST U.S. entertainment and media industry merger and acquisition activity rose slightly in 2010 when looking at the number of deals and outpaced the overall U.S. deal market, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers. However, the total value of completed i ...

  5. Record Web Ad Spend For First Half

    October 12, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The recession doesn't exist on the Web. At least based on the momentum surrounding online advertising, which is back to it's pre-downturn, every-quarter-sets-a-record ways. Advertisers spent $12.1 billion on the Web during the first half ...

  6. Analysis: Five Reasons To Doubt PWC's New Report

    June 16, 2010 12:00 AM EDT For years the record industry has hoped revenues will bottom out and growth will return to beleaguered record labels. According to a new PricewaterhouseCoopers report, the low mark will come in 2013. However, the report has enough flaws to temper ...

  7. U.S. Digital Sales 'To Overtake Physical In 2011'

    June 15, 2010 12:00 AM EDT PricewaterhouseCoopers' "Entertainment and Media Outlook for 2010-2014" projects global spending on recorded music of $27.9 billion by 2014. This would be 19% below the 2005 level, the PricewaterhouseCoopers report states. It said t ...

  8. U.K. Fabric Nightclub Up For Sale

    June 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The parent company that owns London's Fabric nightclub, one of the U.K. capital's most popular dance clubs, has been placed into administration. London-based PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has been appointed administrators of club operator ...

  9. Web Ad Market Shows Signs Of Life

    May 13, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The online advertising market is showing signs that it's returned to a growth trajectory. The Interactive Advertising Bureau tallied a 7.5 percent rise in first-quarter U.S. online ad spending compared to the same period a year ago. According ...

  10. Seatwave Named No. 1 Tech Media Company

    September 08, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Fan-to-fan ticket exchange Seatwave has been named the No. 1 Tech Media 100 Company for 2009 in a new study of the sector. Coordinated by business intelligence company Europe Unlimited, in association with the Guardian, Price Waterhouse Coopers an ...

  11. Recession? Not For Video Games

    June 16, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Economic uncertainty that is hampering most media won’t stop the growth in video games. Revenue generated in the U.S. and Canada by the video game industry, minus hardware sales, will grow at an average clip of 5.8% annually over the next five yea ...

  12. Australian Biz Faces 5-Year Decline

    August 05, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Australian recorded music market will continue to contract over the next five years, according to gloomy new analysis from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC). The consultancy today (Aug. 5) released the latest edition of its annual Australian Entert ...

  13. Report: Global Music Sales To Slip

    June 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT A new report from PriceWaterhouseCoopers says global spending on recorded music will fall from $33.4 billion worldwide in 2007 to $32.5 billion by 2012, a .6% compound annual decline. That's for all formats of recorded music combined. Regiona ...

  14. Indian Music Biz Rises Slightly In 2007

    March 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Indian music industry failed to keep pace with double-digit growth in other entertainment sectors in the territory last year, according to a report released March 17. While the local entertainment industry's retail revenues totaled 513 bi ...

  15. Report: Music Biz To Slip Next Five Years

    June 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT PriceWaterhouseCoopers forecasts that overall recorded music revenues in the U.S. will decline at a 0.4% compound annual rate over the next five years, amid the ongoing transition from physical to digital distribution. The consulting firm estimate ...

  16. Analysts Predict Australian Industry Rebound

    August 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Indicate positive growth over the next five years. The revenue decline in Australian recorded music business will be halted this year and the business can then look forward to positive growth over the next five years. That’s the upbeat message fro ...

  17. Tower Confirms CEO Appointment

    July 28, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Interim CEO known as a turn around specialist. As expected (Billboard.biz, July 20) , Tower Records named Joseph D’Amico as interim CEO, succeeding Allen Rodriguez, who is leaving the chain, with the expiration of his contract. D’Amico, known as a ...

  18. EMI Recruits Carton As Non-Exec Director

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kevin Carton has joined EMI Group as a non-executive director, with effect from Feb. 1. Carton was formerly global leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers' entertainment and media practice, where he advised Kevin Carton has joined EMI Group as a non ...

  19. EMI Recruits Carton As Non-Exec Director

    January 23, 2006 12:00 AM EST Kevin Carton has joined EMI Group as a non-executive director, with effect from Feb. 1. Carton was formerly global leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers' entertainment and media practice, where he advised Kevin Carton has joined EMI Group as a non ...

  20. Report: Indian Entertainment Biz Primed For Growth

    April 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Indian entertainment industry is expected to grow 18% annually during the next five years, according to a report released April 4 by PricewaterhouseCoopers in association with the Federation of In NEW DELHI (The Hollywood Reporter) -- The Indi ...

  21. Italian Market Shrinks In 2004

    February 25, 2005 12:00 AM EST The Italian recorded music industry last year fell by 8% in value and 12.7% in units, according to figures released today (Feb. 25) by auditors Price Waterhouse Coopers on behalf of trade body FIMI. The Italian recorded music industry last year fe ...

  22. Entertainment, Media Industry On The Rise

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After three years of sluggish momentum because of economic and terrorism woes, the global media and entertainment industry is picking up speed, according to a new study. The industry is set to grow at After three years of sluggish momentum because ...

  23. Entertainment, Media Industry On The Rise

    June 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT After three years of sluggish momentum because of economic and terrorism woes, the global media and entertainment industry is picking up speed, according to a new study. The industry is set to grow at After three years of sluggish momentum because ...

  24. Leher Brings Rolling Stones To Greenberg Traurig

    June 07, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Traurig. Richard Leher, who has represented the Rolling Stones continuously for 24 years, has joined the law firm of Greenberg Tr ...