With SACD, I think the real story on sales would be Japan and USA. I betcha Europe sales are dwarfed
by Japan but I might be wrong.
Does Soundscan tally separate SACD sales? But there again, I'm not sure how much Soundscan data
would mean since I betcha most USA sales of SACD are via internet outlets like Acoustic Sounds and
If Germany sales were 200,000 in 2006, I'd estimate worldwide total sales (all titles) were between
5 and 10 million. I know, very large varience and hence useless statistic, just an estimate.
-- Tom Fine
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Richter" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, July 06, 2007 4:49 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] SACD et al. sales figures
> G. W. Ulrich Sieveking wrote:
>> There has been a discussion about sales figures of high resolution digital media on this list
>> recently, so here are at least the figures for Germany for 2006 as compiled by the German branch
>> of IFPI (all numbers are millions, the complete report can be seen here:
> Unfortunately, the site cannot be found as given. Drop off the punctuation at the end to get
> and the page works, but does not open for me in FireFox. However, it can be saved from there,
> opens standalone, and proves to have other useful data.
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