I'm mystified as to why this company that sells headphones, earbuds and
music subscriptions is valued at 3.2 *billion* dollars.
On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 10:04 PM, Music Hunter <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Today's technology & fast shipping systems makes it possible to operate
> Your search for sound & video ends here!
> Jay Sonin, General Manager
> Music Hunter Distributing Company
> 4880 North Citation Drive, Suite # 101
> Delray Beach, Florida 33445-6552
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> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Aaron Levinson
> Sent: Sunday, May 18, 2014 9:59 PM
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> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Future of CDs, streaming, etc
> In all fairness they have also cut costs and overhead. I am not suggesting
> that the revenue numbers haven't suffered but they are much leaner
> and they are much less in the manufacturing, warehousing and shipping
> business too. Far less of their capital is tied up in excess inventory.
> Sent from my iPhone
> > On May 18, 2014, at 9:49 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]>
> > This article was in the NYTimes today, gives a Wall Street-centric view
> the changes in music distribution:
> > Worth noting -- record company revenue is less than 1/2 vs 1999. In 15
> years, half of the profit has been sucked out of the business. In order to
> maintain contact with reality, we should keep this in mind when we discuss
> "wish lists" for reissues, especially reissues involving costly
> and in thinking about whether it's viable to keep slow-selling single-CD
> issues in print on physical media.
> > David Burnham's joking description of chamber music as "music heard by
> people" may apply to ALL but the most mainstream recorded music some day
> soon! At least as far as physical media is concerned.
> > -- Tom FIne