Organisers of National Album Day have welcomed the sales boost and “outpouring of love” for the format.
The industry united for the inaugural edition on Saturday, October 13, which had widespread support from DSPs, hundreds of independent record shops and HMV.
“We thought it was a really good initiative – anything getting people talking about albums is a good thing for us as a physical retailer,” said John Hirst, HMV head of music.
While HMV was not banking on a ...
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