The woes of the music retailer

Jun 22, 2003 22:03 · 80 words · 1 minute read

BusinessWeek dives into the unsurprising poor financial health of music retailers.

The continuing drumbeat of bad news has some predicting that the traditional music store will soon go the way of the eight-track player.

If the major labels seemed a little outmoded, that’s nothing compared to the specialty retailers. I usually sample music online and then either buy it at Best Buy (not a specialty retailer) or online. If someone will sell me appropriate downloads, I would go that route.