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With Teeth: Beggars’ David Emery Responds To Facebook Pages Article

David Emery – Head of Digital Marketing for Beggars Group – is a person whose opinions I respect enormously. The irony of this is that often our opinions differ quite a bit, but any discussion with him regarding...
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Beggars Group launching official Adele app

While checking our Music category feed from Apple's App Store this morning, we spotted a new app called Adele. And unlike the many unofficial ones, this is the real deal: published by Beggars Group Digital. It's a free download,...
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Beggars Group explains decision to pull out of eMusic

Earlier today, we reported on eMusic's announcement that independent labels Beggars Group, Domino and Merge were pulling their catalogues from the service. Now Beggars Group has given more information on why.”We...
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Beggars boss keen for statutory licensing experiments

In an interview with The Register, Beggars Group boss Martin Mills says that around 50% of its revenues are now digital, with the recent Vampire Weekend album selling 70,000 downloads in its first weekend (out of total sales...
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Sandbox Issue Five:: Labels on the defensive

- Labels on the defensive - Artist case study: Superlitio - Interview: David Emery, Beggars - Guide to online video - Facebook widgets
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Sky Songs launch imminent with all four major labels

EMI, Sony Music Entertainment and Warner Music Group have signed on the dotted line for BSkyB's Sky Songs music service, which according to the Telegraph will launch this week in the UK (although Billboard says next Monday).
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Beggars Group expanding into China

Beggars Group has announced a partnership with Outdustry for a push into China, including a dedicated website for Mandarin speakers.
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Merlin unveils new board

Indie licensing agency Merlin has announced that its inaugural board is now stepping down, following elections for a new board.
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Beggars using free iPhone games to promote artists

Beggars Group has launched an iPhone game based on XL/Merok artist Titus Andronicus, to promote the band's debut album The Airing of Grievances. The game is free to download, and has just gone live on the App Store.It's...
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Video: Beggars Group’s Simon Wheeler talks digital music

The third and final video from our recent Resonancia Colombia conference in Bogota features Simon Wheeler from Beggars Group, talking about the company's digital strategy past, present and future. Enjoy!