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News: Analysis: The Paradox of the CD|
Posted on Monday, January 11, 2010 @ 16:07:19 UTC
The CD is the record industry's biggest problem and, yet, its
biggest source of revenue - and it took another big hit in 2009.
The format's sales dropped 17.9% from 2008. That's a predictable
figure considering the previous two years of double-digit losses
(-19.7% in 2008 and -18.8% in 2007). Compounding the problem:
Digital growth slowed in 2009 and gains were nothing close to
what was needed to make up for lost CD revenue. Complete Article
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