Sainsbury's scraps music CD sales online

Sainsbury's will cease selling physical music via its Entertainment website early next year.

The retail portal will only offer digital entertainment product from March 2014 - bringing to an end its sale of physical products such as CDs, DVDs, blu-rays, books, games and games consoles.

Physical music and entertainment media will continue to be sold in more than 1,000 UK stores, the retailer told Music Week.

Sainsbury’s launched in November 2010, and its MP3 downloads service in May 2012.

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