Supermarket chain Sainsbury’s launches its own vinyl label
One of the strangest aspects of the vinyl revival in the UK has been the sighting of LPs and turntables on sale in the biggest supermarket chains – previously the bastion of narrow top-40 and compilation CD sales. Now...
November 1, 2017
Spotify UK bags Danone, Bose and Samsung for ‘branded moments’
Spotify’s latest advertising initiative involves selling ‘branded moments’ to brands based on its popular playlists. The initiative launched in the UK in late 2016, and now Spotify has announced that Danone, Bose,...
February 1, 2017
Sainsbury’s gets out of digital entertainment
Another large UK retail chain has ditched its digital entertainment business, with Sainsbury’s following rival Tesco out of the digital music, video and e-books market. “Following a commercial review we have taken the...
September 21, 2016
UK supermarket Sainsbury’s launches music downloads store
As more record shops have closed, so British supermarkets have been left as some of the last men standing when it comes to selling CDs offline.
May 4, 2012