The vinyl frontier: Retailers say vinyl boom will continue despite growth slowdown

Daniel Gumble

As Record Store Day looms, a raft of leading independent retailers and experts have told Music Week that there is still plenty of life in the vinyl revival - despite figures showing the format’s explosive growth is finally slowing down.

Last week, the BPI’s Q1 2017 figures showed vinyl sales up 35.8% year-on-year. That still represents robust growth, but was significantly below the 61.8% uptick during the same period in 2016 and the 69% lift in Q1 2015.
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