Sanity

  1. Australia's Sanity In Management Buyout

    September 24, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Sanity Entertainment, one of Australia's biggest music and DVD specialists, has changed hands in a management buyout, Billboard.biz can reveal. A consortium led by the Sydney-based entertainment specialist's CEO Ray Itaoui has acquired t ...

  2. Aus Retailer Sanity Loses LoadIt Service

    December 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Australian retailer Sanity Music is pulling the plug on its LoadIt online music subscription service just a handful of months after going live. An email distributed to customers this week explains that the retailer's download service will clo ...

  3. Retailer Sanity Launches Aussie Subscription Service

    August 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Market leading CD and DVD retailer Sanity Entertainment has launched what it claims is Australia's first online music subscription service. The company has licensed the digital catalog of all the major labels. The LoadIt music store is built ...

  4. Brazin Data Returns To Aus Charts

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST After a five-month absence, Sydney-based retailer Brazin Ltd has resumed contributing its sales data to the weekly Motorola Australian Recording Industry Assn. (ARIA) charts, it was revealed today (Dec. 11). Sources tell Billboard.biz that the cou ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) ...

  8. Australia's Brazin Introduces Download Kiosks

    February 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Retailer offers ringtones in-store. Australian music retail market leader Brazin is from today (Feb. 15) rolling out the country's first in-store download kiosks through its 392 Sanity, HMV and Virgin outlets. The Fast Tracks Kiosks will allo ...

  9. HMV Sells Australian Stores To Brazin

    September 28, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Deal valued at $3 million. Sydney-based entertainment and lingerie company Brazin Ltd. has bought HMV Australia Ltd. from its U.K. parent for $4 million Australian ($3.08 million). The deal is effective Oct. 2. HMV has 32 stores in Australia. Acco ...

  10. HMV Australia Teams With NineMSN On Downloads

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT HMV Australia and ninemsn today (Oct. 29) launched a co-branded download store that will deliver both digital and physical music products. HMV Australia and ninemsn today (Oct. 29) launched a co-branded download store that will deliver both digita ...

  11. HMV Australia Teams With NineMSN On Downloads

    October 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT HMV Australia and ninemsn today (Oct. 29) launched a co-branded download store that will deliver both digital and physical music products. HMV Australia and ninemsn today (Oct. 29) launched a co-branded download store that will deliver both digita ...

  12. Aussie Retailer Brazin Reports Strong Gain

    August 25, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian CD, DVD and fashion retailer Brazin has posted a six-fold year-on-year rise in net profit to A$12.6 million ($8.82 million) for the 12 months to June 26. Australian CD, DVD and fashion retailer Brazin has posted a six-fold year-on-year ...

  13. Australia's Brazin Brings Virgin To Myer

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian retailer Brazin Ltd today (Tuesday) has struck a deal to rebrand the CD and DVD departments of 67-store retail chain Myer with the Virgin brand. It is part of a three-year pact between Braz Australian retailer Brazin Ltd today (Tuesday) ...

  14. Australia's Brazin Brings Virgin To Myer

    July 27, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Australian retailer Brazin Ltd today (Tuesday) has struck a deal to rebrand the CD and DVD departments of 67-store retail chain Myer with the Virgin brand. It is part of a three-year pact between Braz Australian retailer Brazin Ltd today (Tuesday) ...

  15. Uni Music U.K. Sues Retail Chain's Administrators

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. is suing the administrators of Our Price Entertainment in a row over goods supplied to the stores. The claim is made against administrators Simon Michaels and Shay Bannon, of busi Universal Music U.K. is suing the administrato ...

  16. Uni Music U.K. Sues Retail Chain's Administrators

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Our Price accused of selling goods without consent. Universal Music U.K. is suing the administrators of Our Price Entertainment in a row over goods supplied to the stores. The claim is made against administrators Simon Michaels and Shay Bannon, of ...

  17. Oz DRM Company Destra Opens Digital Music Store

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST As expected, Australian digital rights management company Destra Corp. yesterday launched what it is billing as Australia's largest legal online music store (Bulletin, Nov. 7). Almost 100,000 a la car As expected, Australian digital rights ma ...

  18. Oz DRM Company Destra Opens Digital Music Store

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST As expected, Australian digital rights management company Destra Corp. yesterday launched what it is billing as Australia's largest legal online music store (Bulletin, Nov. 7). Almost 100,000 a la car As expected, Australian digital rights ma ...

  19. Oz DRM Company Destra Opens Digital Music Store

    December 17, 2003 12:00 AM EST As expected, Australian digital rights management company Destra Corp. yesterday launched what it is billing as Australia's largest legal online music store (Bulletin, Nov. 7). Almost 100,000 a la car As expected, Australian digital rights ma ...