Friday to be announced as global release day - sources

Tom Pakinkis

The IFPI is on the verge of announcing Friday as the chosen global release day, Music Week understands.

The move would bring all territories in line with Australia and Germany, amongst others, but would mean big changes in other countries including the UK and the US.

Music Week sources have said that US retailer Target could even drop music from its stores altogether as a result of the costs incurred.

Those in favour of choosing Friday as the global release ...

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