Strategies for the music industry – I’m featured in India’s ‘Business & Economy’

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The current edition of Business & Economy (apparently “India’s most influential business and economy magazine”) features a piece on “Global music industry: is this the end or a new beginning? A musical paradox”. The upshot is that declining sales of albums and slowing digital downloads mean that it must embrace innovative business models or go under, and I’m quoted offering …

Business Week Op Ed “One Way to Save the Music Industry”

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One Way to Save the Music Industry, Business Week, 29 July 2010 By Johnny Ryan and All├Ęgre L. Hadida Given the persistence of digital music piracy, a new subscription-creation model borrowed from online gaming could aid ailing record labels Does the answer to music retailing’s collapse lie within the computer game industry? Global music revenues suffered a 10th year of …